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  • 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...
  • Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes

    Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes
    A federal safety agency reported Tuesday that operational blunders and lax policies at Metro-North were at least partly to blame for the crashes that killed two workers and four passengers and injured 126 riders last year and this spring. The National...
  • In New Haven, Michelle Obama Urges Democrats To Get Out The Vote

    In New Haven, Michelle Obama Urges Democrats To Get Out The Vote
    NEW HAVEN — First Lady Michelle Obama headlined a campaign rally for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Thursday as the Democrats embark on a final drive to get out the vote for Tuesday's election. The party chose New Haven for the first of two high-profile...
  • Candidates Crisscross the State in Final Push To Election

    Candidates Crisscross the State in Final Push To Election
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley raced across the state Monday at a breakneck pace as they tried to reach as many voters as possible and grab any advantage in a dead-heat governor’s race that will be decided by Tuesday’s...
  • Esty Beats Greenberg In 5th Congressional District

    Esty Beats Greenberg In 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Congressional District
    Incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a second term in the 5th Congressional District on Tuesday, as Republican challenger Mark Greenberg conceded defeat. Greenberg told supporters about 10:20 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury that before all...
  • Prime Time Came, State Republicans Not Ready

    Prime Time Came, State Republicans Not Ready
    I spent more than three hours on Election Night sitting next to Mark Boughton, the Republican mayor of Danbury, the 2010 running mate of Tom Foley and a candidate for this year's Republican gubernatorial nomination. It was my idea to invite him to...
  • Obama the conservative? Sunday on CNN

    Obama the conservative? Sunday on CNN
    CBS’ “Face the Nation” celebrates its 60th anniversary this weekend with President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush. The program starts at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Also on the Sunday morning lineup: “...
  • Obama calls U.S. troop boost in Iraq 'new phase': CBS interview

    Obama calls U.S. troop boost in Iraq 'new phase': CBS interview
    President Barack Obama said his decision to double the number of U.S. military advisers in Iraq marked a new phase in the campaign against Islamic State and was not an indication his strategy in the region had failed. Obama, in an interview on CBS' "Face...