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  • New surgeon general approved despite remarks on guns, contraception

    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...
  • Doba Leaving As Malloy Spokesman; Bergman In

    Doba Leaving As Malloy Spokesman; Bergman In
    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...
  • Doba Leaving As Malloy Spokesman

     Doba Leaving As Malloy Spokesman
    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...
  • Murphy Publicizes His Fight To Protect American Manufacturing

    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,...
  • Hartford's Coltsville Moves Closer To National Park Status

     Hartford's Coltsville Moves Closer To National Park Status
    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...
  • For Sen. Chris Murphy, It Was A Good Day To Do #26acts Of Kindness

    For Sen. Chris Murphy, It Was A Good Day To Do #26acts Of Kindness
    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...
  • Coltsville National Park Just A Vote Away In Senate

    Coltsville National Park Just A Vote Away In Senate
    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'...
  • Sen. Murphy Says Senate Intelligence Committee Report Detailing CIA Torture Shows Need for More Robust Oversight from Congress

    Sen. Murphy Says Senate Intelligence Committee Report Detailing CIA Torture Shows Need for More Robust Oversight from Congress
    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...
  • U.S.: Other countries willing to launch air strikes in Syria

    U.S.: Other countries willing to launch air strikes in Syria
    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...
  • Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech

    Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech
    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,...
  • After Election Debacle, Future Of Registrars Debated

    After Election Debacle, Future Of Registrars Debated
    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...