| 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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:03 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:08 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:35 PM
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| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Congress, once reluctant to take a stand on fighting Islamic militants overseas, now appears eager to do so, as Republicans in the House largely backed President Obama's proposal to arm Syrian rebels.
A vote could come as soon as next week, and House...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:34 PM
If the United States is going to be involved in another protracted war in the Middle East — as the destruction of the Islamic State would require — then certainly Congress should sign on to it.
Under the Constitution, Congress declares war....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:20 AM
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...