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  • Boehner, House GOP ready to back Obama in arming Syrian rebels

    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...
  • Congress Needs To Vote On Fighting Islamic State

    Congress Needs To Vote On Fighting Islamic State
    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....
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Serbian National Parliament Delegation Visits Greater Hartford

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Blumenthal, Murphy Call For Moratorium On Closing Mail Centers

    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy Wednesday called on the U.S. Postal Service to hold off on its cost-saving plans to close 82 mail processing plants, including the Wallingford and Stamford centers, for at least a year. At a news...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fourth Annual Newtown Labor Day Parade To Feature Lots Of Pols

    The fourth annual Labor Day Parade in Newtown on Monday, Sept. 1 will kick off at 10 a.m. and it will feature many of the state's politicians who will be running for office in the general election in November. Robin Buchanan, the parade organization's...