House Republican Leader http://wshu.org en Professor apologizes for calling Congressional GOP 'racist, misogynist, money grubbing people.' http://wshu.org/post/professor-apologizes-calling-congressional-gop-racist-misogynist-money-grubbing-people <p>An adjunct professor at Eastern Connecticut State University has apologized for calling the Republicans in Congress “racist, misogynist, money-grubbing people.’ He said it during a class on Monday. The apology comes after GOP leaders in Connecticut expressed outrage that a teacher at a state university would make such comments.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:40:38 +0000 Ebong Udoma 16248 at http://wshu.org Conn. House GOP chief of staff resigns amid FBI probe http://wshu.org/post/conn-house-gop-chief-staff-resigns-amid-fbi-probe <p>The head of the House Republicans in the Connecticut General Assembly announced on Thursday that FBI agents were at the state legislative office building in Hartford on Wednesday interviewing members of his caucus.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:36:51 +0000 Ebong Udoma 13103 at http://wshu.org Conn. insurance commissioner meets with Obama, still undecided about existing policy extension http://wshu.org/post/conn-insurance-commissioner-meets-obama-still-undecided-about-existing-policy-extension <p>Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi says President Obama is not trying to force state commissioners to follow his suggestion that they allow insurers to extend existing plans that don't comply with the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>Leonardi was one of several state commissioners from around the country who met with the President in the Oval Office on Wednesday.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:40:46 +0000 Dan Katz 8723 at http://wshu.org Conn. insurance commissioner meets with Obama, still undecided about existing policy extension