Barack Obama

Gero Breloer / AP

On Thursday, more than 70,000 people welcomed former President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate. Obama and Merkel met to speak about civic engagement at the 500-year anniversary celebration of the German Protestant Church.

Seth Wenig / AP

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has joined attorneys general from more than a dozen states, including Connecticut, in opposition of President Donald Trump’s executive order to dismantle the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.

Ross D. Franklin / AP

East Haven, Connecticut, recently appeared on a federal list of cities and towns that have refused to work with immigration agents to deport undocumented residents. President Trump has threatened to withhold federal funds from those cities and towns. But East Haven is on the list because it’s obeying a federal order issued under President Barack Obama.

Blumenthal Pushes Obama to Pass Terrorism Bill

Sep 13, 2016
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., wants President Obama to sign into law legislation that would allow U.S. citizens to sue countries for supporting terrorism.

Fewer Women In Office Than Men In Connecticut

Jul 25, 2016
Johnathon Henninger

Women are trailing men in Connecticut when it comes to elected representation in city halls, the state legislature and Congress.

It's a trend that's found across the nation, despite Hillary Clinton being poised to accept the Democratic nomination for president this week.

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