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  • Betting On Connecticut In Casino Wars

    Betting On Connecticut In Casino Wars
    The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes want to build three new casinos along three major highways in Connecticut as a way of doing battle with casinos that will be opening in adjacent states. Massachusetts has declared economic war on us, and we are...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    1. Homeschoolers will expand their knowledge of civics and talk about the issues they face during Homeschool Day at the Capitol Friday, 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Guest speakers will include Atty. Dee Black from the Connecticut’s Home School Legal Defense...
  • Connecticut Likes Clinton, Q Poll Says; Bush, Walker Top GOP Field

    Connecticut Likes Clinton, Q Poll Says; Bush, Walker Top GOP Field
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have had a pretty rough week otherwise, but she's getting some love from Connecticut. A new Quinnipiac University Poll, released Thursday morning, said "Clinton can just e-mail it in to win Connecticut." " ....
  • Chris Murphy and John McCain: A Budding Bromance

    Chris Murphy and John McCain: A Budding Bromance
    On the surface, they appear to be the ultimate political odd couple: a 78-year-old conservative Republican from Arizona and a 41-year-old Connecticut Democrat. Yet Sens. John McCain and Chris Murphy have transcended ideological, generational and...
  • Murphy Brings McCain To Hartford To Speak About Ukraine War

    HARTFORD — Sens. Chris Murphy and John McCain made a bipartisan pitch Monday for military and economic aid for Ukraine. "In order to understand what is happening in Ukraine, we have to understand Vladimir Putin,'' McCain, chairman of the Senate...
  • Murphy, McCain rouse Ukrainians backing beleaguered nation

    Sen. Chris Murphy told hundreds of Ukrainian-Americans in Connecticut on Monday that if Russia's moves against Ukraine are unchecked it will seek to undermine other European allies of the United States. The junior Democratic senator brought Republican...
  • Sen. McCain to meet with Connecticut Ukrainian community

    Arizona Sen. John McCain is visiting with Ukrainian residents in Connecticut to discuss the ongoing violence in Ukraine. The Republican will join Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy, a Democrat, at the Ukrainian National Home in Hartford on Monday morning. The...
  • CT Lawmakers Split On Netanyahu Speech

    WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
  • Josh Rogin and Eli Lake: Democrats in a trap on Netanyahu speech

    Caught between their party loyalty to President Barack Obama and the popularity of Israel in Congress, most Senate Democrats refuse to say whether they will attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress next...
  • Our failed war on terror

    Our failed war on terror
    As a mother and grandmother, I am concerned about the current direction our use of power in securing my family's safety is taking us, and the world at large. My concern is that the tactics and violence that have been used in the past 13 years are failing,...
  • Senators Call For Reducing Excise Tax On Craft Beer

    Senators Call For Reducing Excise Tax On Craft Beer
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Twenty-five U.S. senators are sponsoring a bill they say will help the American craft beer industry by reducing the excise tax on beer made by small brewers. Among the sponsors of the legislation are Connecticut's two...