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Tuesday Sep 9 | The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Serbian National Parliament Delegation Visits Greater Hartford

Five senior Serbian Parliament members will arrive in Hartford on September 18, sponsored by the Open World Leadership Program, funded by the United States Congress , and arranged by Friendship Force of Connecticut. Delegates selected by the American Ambassador to Belgrade, will study accountable governance in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Politicians Exchange Jokes, Jabs At Annual Roast

In the midst of election season, politicians gathered Friday for an annual political roast where in good spirits they ribbed their opponents, their allies, and themselves. Held in the Lake Compounce ballroom, the 133rd Crocodile Club reunion dinner is an opportunity for Hartford's archrivals to put aside their political differences and enjoy a hearty lunchtime meal, complete with a beer and a cigar, as tradition at the long-running event dictates.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Dan Malloy, US Governors, Haddam, CT

The Hartford Courant

Pictures: 2014 Crocodile Club

The annual Crocodile Club lunch was held at Lake Compounce Friday, Sept. 5. Now in its 133rd year, the annual gathering brings together politicians and activists of both parties for a cordial lunch, punctuated by good-natured ribbing by candidates for office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Entertainment, Wolcott, CT

WPTV Local News

Coburn is fed up, wants to change Constitution

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is fed up with the way the government works - or doesn't work - and he plans to do something about it as soon as he's out of office at the end of this term. What does he plan to do? Change the Constitution.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall

StamfordPlus.com

Manchester Manor Health Care Center Breaks Ground For Renovations

Manchester Manor Health Care Center and Vernon Manor Health Care Center are in the process of upgrading both of their facilities in order to provide patients with more private rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness center and advanced equipment. Manchester Manor Health Care Center has been a prominent and essential link in the Hartford County healthcare continuum since 1966.

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Related Topix: Hartford County, CT, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Politico

Rep. Larson: 'We're AWOL'

"Congress has been off for more than six weeks," the Connecticut Democrat said on MSNBC.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Connecticut Post

Mourners say goodbye to ex-lieutenant governor

The casket for former Lieutenant Governor Joseph Fauliso is guided by pallbearers outside his funeral service at St. Peter Claver Church in West Hartford, Conn.

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Related Topix: West Hartford, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Roll Call

Larson: Congress Should End Vacation, Get to Work on ISIS

Larson, D-Conn., says vacation is over and Congress needs to come back to work. With the White House weighing more air strikes against jihadists in northern Iraq and possibly Syria, Rep. John B. Larson said Congress needs to cancel its August recess and get back to work in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Roll Call, Barack Obama

Mon Aug 25, 2014

National Review Online

The Wrong Kind of Social Security Reform

Last week, Andrew Biggs of the American Enterprise Institute discussed the parlous state of Social Security's finances and recent calls from left-of-center Democrats for expanding Social Security, and how these proposals are likely to exacerbate rather than improve Social Security's fiscal health.

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Related Topix: Social Security, US News, Pension, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Motley Fool

Social Security: The Surprising Push to Make Your Benefits Bigger

For years, Social Security has faced a looming financial crisis that has future recipients fearful that they'll have to accept smaller monthly payments than they'd hoped.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, US House of Representatives, Financial Markets

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Biden: Beheading Won't Alter U.S. Approach to ISIS

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal

New York Magazine

The Republican Party's Geriatric Trap

There are many ways to think about the Republican Party's electoral predicament - in racial terms, in sectional terms, in ideological terms.

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Related Topix: US News, Hank Azaria, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sports

Daily Policy Digest

Social Security Needs Real Reform

Social Security's deficit has quadrupled since 2008, says Andrew Biggs, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Esty Seeks Support For Farmington River 'Wild And Scenic' Bill

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty , D-5th District, appealed to officials and environmental groups Monday for help in building support for a bill that would give federal wild and scenic designation to part of the Farmington River.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Christopher Murphy, Avon, CT, Farmington, CT, Simsbury, CT

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