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  • Newtown Bicyclists Arrive In D.C. To Press For Gun Control

    Newtown Bicyclists Arrive In D.C. To Press For Gun Control
    WASHINGTON — Twenty-six cyclists arrived Tuesday at the Capitol after a four-day ride from Newtown, bringing a plea for tighter gun limits to a reluctant Congress. "Here's our message: Please put politics aside and get it done," said Monte Frank...
  • Sequester's Looming Meat Ax Coming At Connecticut

    Sequester's Looming Meat Ax Coming At Connecticut
    Deficit-hawk Republicans say the $85 billion across-the-board budget cuts that begin Friday under the sequester banner, unless Congress regains its senses, won't make much of an impact on a $3.5 trillion budget. They're wrong. It could cost thousands,...
  • Dems to help vulnerable Joe Garcia and Patrick Murphy

     While vowing to help them hang on to their seats, Democrats tacitly acknowledged on Tuesday that South Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia are among the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress.  They were listed along with 24 others in...
  • Newtown, Other Gun Violence Victims To Have Strong Presence At State Of The Union Speech

    jlender@courant.com Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...
  • Working Families Party Swallows Hard and Cross-Endorses Esty

    Connecticut's cross-endorsement frenzy continued Friday as the Working Families Party decided (very reluctantly) to back Democrat Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District race. WFP types gave up on their vision of backing state House Speaker...
  • Donovan Bows Out, But Story's Not Over

    Donovan Bows Out, But Story's Not Over
    Chris Donovan's withdrawal Thursday as the Working Families Party candidate in the 5th Congressional District put the finishing touch on the state House speaker's star-crossed quest this election year to move up a notch. It didn't write finis to the...
  • 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...
  • Elizabeth Esty

    Party: Democrat Birth date:  Aug. 25, 1959 Birthplace:  Oak Park, Ill Current residence: Cheshire Education:  Harvard, Yale Law School, J.D. Elected office:  Cheshire Town Council, 2005-08; General Assembly 2009-11 Website: www.elizabethesty.com...