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  • What's Left For Gun-Control Advocates After Crash-And-Burn In U.S. Senate?

    One of the phrases repeated often by advocates of stricter gun laws since the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre has been: "If not now, when?" That rhetorical question became a literal one Wednesday when a federal gun-control bill crashed and burned in the...
  • Activists Accuse Congresswoman DeLauro of Taking Too Long to Weigh in on Deportations

    Activists Accuse Congresswoman DeLauro of Taking Too Long to Weigh in on Deportations
    Josemaria Islas and Rosa DeLauro would seem to make an unlikely political couple. He's an undocumented factory worker from Mexico now scheduled for deportation; while she's one of the richest and most powerful people in Congress. The connection is the...
  • CT Delegation Springs To Defend Bases

    There won't be a new round of military base closures in 2015 if members of Connecticut's congressional delegation have anything to say about it. And, true to form, they have plenty to say about it. In his new defense budget, released April 10, President...
  • Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington

    Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington
    WASHINGTON — At the end of an emotional day of deeply personal meetings with senators Wednesday, families of victims of the Newtown school massacre sat down for a public conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who had just...
  • U.S. Senators Blumenthal, Murphy Say CT Will Give Them Momentum in Washington, D.C.

    Saying that Connecticut can help the national effort on gun control, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy came to the state Capitol in Hartford to congratulate Democratic senators for passing one of the strongest gun control bills in the...
  • Six Former GOP Chairs All Endorse Linda McMahon

    In a big boost to U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon and a blow to former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, six former state Republican chairmen on Thursday all endorsed McMahon. The independently wealthy McMahon doesn't need any money from the chairs, but she...
  • Speaker Donovan Juggles Unions, Fundraising

    The General Assembly will strain to look productive during the three months of its regular session this year. By their own design, the Democrats who run the House and Senate will not be required to make difficult spending decisions. Last year they gave...
  • 5th District Green Party Candidate Wages Campaign Of Principle

    He was a teenager working at a golf course in his hometown of Kennebunkport, Maine, when a well-heeled patron came in with a question: Who among all of these caddies could run a lawn mower without running over their feet? Harold H. Burbank II could,...
  • Murphy To Propose Making Home Invasion A Federal Crime

    Days after the homicide of a constituent, U.S. Rep. Christopher Murphy, D-5th District, said Wednesday he would propose making home invasion a federal crime. "This very clearly has stirred the conscience of the state and has threatened the security...
  • Galante Turns Himself In

    Danbury garbage executive James Galante turned himself in to the state police Friday morning to face charges of making nearly $40,000 in illegal campaign contributions, as a third political figure acknowledged being the recipient of $8,000 in questionable...
  • How Did Your Congressman Vote On The Health Care Bill?

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Rep. Gary Ackerman [D, NY-5] || Aye || || Rep. Michael Arcuri [D, NY-24] || Nay || || Rep. Timothy Bishop [D, NY-1] || Aye || || Rep. Yvette Clarke [D, NY-11] || Aye || || Rep. Joseph Crowley [D, NY-7] || Aye || || Rep. Eliot...