| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Overruling the objections of gun-rights advocates, the U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy, a British-born, American-educated internal medicine specialist, to become the 19th surgeon general of the United States.
The 51-43 vote makes...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Andrew Doba is leaving as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's chief spokesman, and a top campaign aide will be taking over the duties.
Doba will be departing early next year after the gubernatorial inauguration, and he is being replaced by Mark Bergman, a...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:36 PM
HARTFORD - Andrew Doba is leaving as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's chief spokesman, and a top campaign aide will be taking over the duties.
Doba will be departing early next year after the gubernatorial inauguration. He is being replaced by Mark Bergman, a...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 12:52 PM
The first bill he'll introduce when he returns to Washington will be the American Jobs Matter act. That bill says the Pentagon should consider the impact to U.S. jobs when making procurement decisions.
HARTFORD — As he has for the past five years,...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Legislation that would allow for the creation of a Coltsville National Park passed the House of Representatives on Thursday as part of the federal defense bill.
The bill would allow for the establishment of a new unit within the National Park Service at...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:37 AM
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy made good use of his time back in his home state Friday by committing 26 random acts of kindness.
As of about 1:30 p.m., Murphy had donated several coats to Goodwill, bought coffee for people behind him at Dunkin Donuts, fed...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:49 PM
We have been teased on Coltsville before, so let's not get hopes too high. But there's reason for cautious optimism.
We speak of the long-running effort to win national historic park designation for the great 19th-century industrial village in Hartford'...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:03 AM
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy released a statement Tuesday after the release of a new report detailing the brutal and stomach-churning interrogation methods used by the Central Intelligence Agency against terrorism suspects in the aftermath of the Sept. 11...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The United States says other countries are willing to launch air strikes in Syria against Islamic State militants and its U.N. ambassador predicted on Sunday: "We will not do the air strikes alone."
Washington is trying to build an international...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal:
President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:33 AM
Strong criticism of Hartford's registrars of voters after Election Day, coming from a U.S. senator and Superior Court judge among others, is prompting state officials and legislators to consider giving the Secretary of the State's office more oversight...