| 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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:27 PM
EAST HARTFORD - What's the best way to get the National Football League to take the issue of domestic violence more seriously?
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal unveiled a proposal Monday that he said was designed to do just that, by putting an end to "blank...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:17 PM
A newly circulated video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee drew heightened and widespread outrage Monday, prompting the Ravens to fire the player whose dazzling runs on the field and anti-bullying efforts off it had endeared him to Ravens...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Composed and seemingly contrite, Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to his wife, Janay, and insisted that their physical altercation in February was a one-time incident from which he has grown. He also vowed to become a vocal advocate against...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Three U.S. Senators sent letters to the Baltimore Ravens and the National Football League on Thursday criticizing what they called "plainly inadequate" punishment for star running back Ray Rice.
Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy of Connecticut,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:45 PM
U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy wrote to the National Football League Friday urging the league to impose harsher sanctions on Baltimore Ravens runningback Ray Rice, who faces an assault charge in a domestic violence case.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:28 PM
This comes as no surprise to anyone who has to drive on Farmington Avenue in Hartford, but Connecticut's roads are in rough shape. According to a report released Monday by the White House, 41 percent of the state's roads are in poor condition, which...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Temporarily setting aside the usual partisan sniping, lawmakers in Congress turned their sights Friday on Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling on Moscow to end the separatist conflict in the aftermath of the Malaysian jetliner disaster.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:35 PM
In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Five senior Serbian Parliament members will arrive in Hartford on September 18, sponsored by the Open World Leadership Program, funded by the United States Congress, and arranged by Friendship Force of Connecticut.
Delegates selected by the American...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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...