| Oct 7, 2012
| 2:56 PM
ROCKY HILL — In a campaign that's been heavy on personal attacks and light on substance, the candidates for U.S. Senate got serious Sunday morning, tackling important issues such as federal spending, tax policy and Medicare.
But the first debate...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a nail-biter election in the 5th Congressional District as Republican Andrew Roraback conceded late Tuesday night after Democratic votes from the cities provided the margin of victory.
Esty said that super PACs had spent...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Linda McMahon last month won the backing of a prominent social conservative because the Republican U.S. Senate candidate "stuck to her guns" in support for the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
But after Sunday's debate, when McMahon reversed her position...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
WASHINGTON – A leading advocate of stricter gun safety laws argued earlier this month that momentum had not stalled in Congress and cited one “inevitable fact” as proof.
“There will be another mass shooting. And when it happens,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:00 PM
WASHINGTON — This month, a leading advocate of stricter gun safety laws argued that momentum had not stalled in Congress and cited an "inevitable fact" as proof.
"There will be another mass shooting. And when it happens, members of Congress will...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sunday morning programs have revised their guest lineups in response to the Connecticut school shootings. Here's an update on those programs, where gun control will be a recurring topic: “Meet the Press” welcomes New York Mayor Michael...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
WASHINGTON – A group of lawmakers is urging President Obama to seek congressional authorization for any military action against Syria, warning that failure to do so would be unconstitutional.
Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va.), who represents a district...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:41 PM
HARTFORD — It was a quiet December morning at the state Capitol.
State officials were working in their offices, and most of the top leaders in the building — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, incoming House Speaker J. Brendan...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:13 PM
The village of Sandy Hook is within the town of Newtown, the fifth-largest town in Connecticut at about 60 square miles.
With a population of about 27,000 people, the suburban town is just east of the city of Danbury, but it also has large rural areas....