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Rell asks feds to relax insurance rule

Saying federal regulations have created a “stone wall” preventing Connecticut residents from enrolling in a new state health insurance plan, Gov. M. Jodi Rell has asked U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to consider relaxing the rule. The state created the Connecticut Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan to comply with a requirement in the […]

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McMahon ad revives Vietnam issue

With new video of previously reported remarks, Republican Linda McMahon’s campaign today breathed new life into the story of Democrat Richard Blumenthal’s misstatements about his Vietnam-era military service. McMahon’s campaign released a television commercial that for the first time will give wide exposure to two video clips of Blumenthal falsely referring to service in Vietnam. […]

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Larson: More heating aid unlikely

The chances of Congress approving the extra $44 million in home heating assistance state officials are counting on are slim, but not impossible, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson warned Monday. The 1st District Democrat warned that Senate opposition to the additional funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program mirrors a trend that has […]