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  • Families of gun violence victims make their case, again

    Families of gun violence victims make their case, again
    WASHINGTON – Sandy Phillips, whose daughter Jessica was killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting in July 2012, recounted Wednesday that it was not until the Connecticut school massacre five months later that she and her husband decided to...
  • New breed of Senate Democrats drove filibuster change

    New breed of Senate Democrats drove filibuster change
    WASHINGTON — After pushing through one of the most significant rule changes in Senate history, Majority Leader Harry Reid struck a solemn tone: "This is not a time for celebration." But behind closed doors in a room off the Senate floor, some of...
  • After filibuster rule change, more delay tactics bog down Senate

    WASHINGTON — Republican resentment over the Democrats' decision to change Senate rules and eliminate filibusters on nominations has led to a form of trench warfare in the already deliberative body, producing long hours and hard feelings as the...
  • Gun control advocates take new look at strategy

    Gun control advocates take new look at strategy
    WASHINGTON — After a year that produced limited results, at best, for their cause, advocates of new gun-safety laws are recalibrating strategy, hoping to find more success at the ballot box and upset the conventional wisdom that opponents of gun...
  • News That Matters: Malloy's Budget Approved, Toad's Place Founder Dies

    News That Matters:  Malloy's Budget Approved, Toad's Place Founder Dies
    Everybody's Talkin' About... • Mainstream media binges on Osama bin Laden's death. His demise marked with wreath-laying by President Obama at Ground Zero (Gov. Dannel Malloy among those who attended). Al-Qaida agrees he's dead, vows revenge....
  • Police to up the ante for Memorial Day weekend

    Police across Orange County will ramp up enforcement this holiday weekend in an effort to dissuade people from driving drunk. DUI saturation patrols will be out Saturday and Sunday nights in Newport Beach, Irvine and Laguna Beach, according to a...
  • Crime and Punishment: Groton man gets in fight, bites off opponent's ear

    Crime and Punishment: Groton man gets in fight, bites off opponent's ear
    An NBC Connecticut-hosted primary debate of candidates running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate got ugly when a fringe candidate, Lee Whitnum of Greenwich, called U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy "a whore … who sells his soul to AIPAC" (the American...
  • 4/15/2012-Cartoon: Dem. Connecticut Senate Candidates

    4/15/2012-Cartoon: Dem. Connecticut Senate Candidates
     Ah, it's feeling more and more like Summer every day. And speaking of summer, the Republican and Democratic primaries for Joe Lieberman's soon to be vacant  Senate seat are in August. So, first, let's take a look at the Democrats.   Chris Murphy, a...
  • Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation

    Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation
    Is the tide shifting on a controversial bill that would give the government and copyright holders broad new powers to stop online piracy? Over the weekend, the White House signaled that it has strong reservations about the controversial Stop Online...
  • Susan Bysiewicz already attacking Chris Murphy

    Susan Bysiewicz, the former secretery of state who did not know that she was unqualified to run for governor, is now running to replace Joe Lieberman this year. While she's not now known for her smart strategy, maybe that will change, if this new charge...
  • Is Linda McMahon being encouraged to run again just for the cash?

    Is Linda McMahon being encouraged to run again just for the cash?
    Is poor little rich girl Linda McMahon being taken for another very expensive ride by cynical political hired guns? After all, Republican consulting gurus like Connecticut's Pat Sullivan stand to make a lot of money (again) as long as McMahon continues...