Barack Obama http://wshu.org en Obama visits Connecticut and calls for federal minimum wage increase http://wshu.org/post/obama-visits-connecticut-and-calls-federal-minimum-wage-increase <p></p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">President Barack Obama was in Connecticut on Wednesday making a push for an increase in the federal minimum wage. The president was joined on stage by the governors of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and Connecticut.</span></p><p style="line-height: 150%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333"><o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 02:10:37 +0000 Ebong Udoma 13701 at http://wshu.org Obama visits Connecticut and calls for federal minimum wage increase Conn., NY lawmakers weigh in on Syria http://wshu.org/post/conn-ny-lawmakers-weigh-syria <p></p><p>President Obama's call to postpone a vote on a military strike in Syria is giving members of Congress some breathing room. Matt Laslo reports from Washington on what some lawmakers from Connecticut and New York are saying about the issue.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:15:42 +0000 Matt Laslo 5112 at http://wshu.org Conn., NY lawmakers weigh in on Syria