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  • CT Senators Divided Over Arming, Training Syrian Rebels

    CT Senators Divided Over Arming, Training Syrian Rebels
    It isn't often that you find Connecticut's two Democratic senators, Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal on opposite sides of an important vote. It's even more unusual to find Murphy on the same side as Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky, a potential 2016...
  • For many in Congress, a first test on issues of war

    Lawmakers' votes this week on whether or not to train and equip Syrian opposition forces in the fight against Islamic State were arguably the most consequential after nearly two years in which Congress is likely to set a new low for productivity. But...
  • Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission

    Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission
    Washington -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., was one of several lawmakers on Tuesday who tried to pin down top Pentagon officials on the administration's new campaign to target Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, and they were not satisfied with the...
  • Obama faces a tough sell in Congress for Islamic State strategy

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has pledged to consult Congress about any expanded military action against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq and Syria, but support from the divided legislature is unlikely to come quickly - if at...
  • After Video, Blumenthal Calls For Harsher Punishment For Ray Rice

    U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Monday responded with outrage to a new video of Ravens runningback Ray Rice, and again called on the National Football League to impose a stiffer penalty on Rice. The video released Monday, obtained by TMZ, shows...
  • Roger Goodell Says 'I Didn't Get It Right' In Ray Rice Abuse Case

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced a dramatic new domestic violence policy for the league Thursday, admitting "I didn't get it right" with Ray Rice. The measures were announced in a letter to all team owners and come after widespread criticism and...
  • U.S. Senators, Local Police Review Fed Programs That Distribute Military Gear

    NEW HAVEN — In a meeting with police officials about federal programs that provide them with military gear, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal supported adding restrictions and accountability measures including requirements that law enforcement agencies...
  • Monument Quilt Stops At Wesleyan To Support Sexual Violence Survivors

    Monument Quilt Stops At Wesleyan To Support Sexual Violence Survivors
    MIDDLETOWN — The Monument Quilt, a traveling exhibit in support of survivors of sexual assault, was on display at Wesleyan University Tuesday. The group of quilts include messages from survivors and is aimed at ending a culture that often blames...
  • Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody

    Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody
    5:59. 6:00. "Then put your little hand in mine; 'cause there ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb." Good morning. It's 2014. Tom Foley is running against Dan Malloy. Does that sound familiar? Rosa DeLauro is running for Congress. For the...
  • Effort To Link Troubled New Britain Young People With Jobs

    NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city. Capital Workforce Partners will run the...
  • Bill Clinton In New Haven Tuesday To Help Malloy

    Former President Bill Clinton will headline a fundraiser Tuesday in New Haven for the state Democratic Party in an effort to help Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as he seeks reelection this fall. Clinton's visit to the Omni Hotel in New Haven at 11:30 a.m. was...