Connie’s Recent Stories
Health Oct 05Anxiety rising in U.S., but expert says Ebola outbreak ‘extraordinarily unlikely’
The nation's top infectious diseases expert said it's perfectly normal to feel anxious about a disease that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa.
Politics Jun 30Congress is wildly unpopular, but safe in their seats
Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their own House member booted. And the tea party is dogging longtime Republican lawmakers. So incumbents are sweating out this year's election, right? Nope. Mostly they're not.
Politics Jun 26Remembering Howard Baker, whose famous question embodied the Watergate hearings
WASHINGTON — Howard Baker's question sliced to the core of Watergate: "What did the president know and when did he know it?"…
Politics Apr 04Health insurance isn’t a year-round thing anymore
WASHINGTON -- Here's more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year. Not anymore. Many people who didn't sign up…
Politics Mar 17In fractured information landscape, Americans still choose serious news
WASHINGTON -- Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate…