If 'Sequester' Budget Cuts Go Through, White House To Hit New York State HardJust eight days remain before we could go over the next fiscal cliff in Washington, and CBS 2 has learned that in New York alone the job losses would be widespread, and painful.
House Passes Bill To Avert Fiscal CliffThe U.S. House of Representatives has passed the "fiscal cliff" deal already approved by the U.S. Senate, after a decision not to allow amendments that would have kicked it back to the Senate.
Expert: Republican Party Has To Look In The Mirror, Adapt To Changing ElectorateWill it be four more years of partisanship or will both sides find a path to compromise? And will the Republican party see the outcome of campaign 2012 as a mandate to "re-image" itself?
Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney's Sinking ShipRomney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.
Connecticut Senate Grants Approval To Bill That Allows Use Of Medical MarijuanaThe measure passed the state's Senate, 21-to-13, after nearly 10 hours of debate. It now goes to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who said in a statement that he plans to sign the bill into law.
Conn. Death Penalty Faces Second Vote In General AssemblyA bill that would abolish Connecticut's death penalty for all future cases is facing its second vote in the General Assembly. Members of the state's House of Representatives are scheduled to take up the legislation on Wednesday afternoon.
Connecticut Senate Expected To Vote On Bill To Repeal Death PenaltyNow that the two men responsible for the Petit family murders in Cheshire have been sentenced to die, a move is underway to repeal the death penalty in Connecticut.
City Council Warns Transportation Bill In DC Could Hurt NYC CommutersThe bill in Congress could cut close to $1 billion in MTA funding. City Council members say that would mean many of the improvement projects that are planned would be stopped short and straphangers could end up paying the difference.