- Monday, April 8, 2013 at 7:21 pm
WEST HARTFORD — Hoping to re-energize pro-gun safety efforts on Capitol Hill, President Obama visited Connecticut on Monday, using this state's sweeping new reforms as a catalyst.
The president told an audience of thousands that packed the University of Hartford’s Sports Center that gun safety advocates must speak loudly — and immediately — if substantive federal legislation is to have any chance.
- Monday, February 18, 2013
WASHINGTON — All in all, Bill Sherlach would rather have not been in the ornate East Room of the White House to receive the nation's highest civilian award from President Obama.
"A total life in obscurity would have been preferable," he said.
- Friday, February 1, 2013
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe and other law enforcement officials Monday as part of the White House’s policy to reach out to the public in the hopes it pressures Congress to approve gun control measures.