| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The state's Congressional delegation is unanimously opposing potential changes in federal rules that could allow Indian tribes to build more casinos in Connecticut.
The delegation, headed by U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Christopher Murphy,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:33 AM
WASHINGTON — A new law designed to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs should bring improvements in the delivery of medical care to Connecticut veterans, although some of the changes will be slow in coming and problems are expected to...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Today I received a cancellation notice for my health insurance policy. This action started when all my representatives in Congress -- Democrats Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Sen. Chris Murphy and Rep. Joe Courtney all voted for socialized medicine several...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:54 PM
– U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday he is honored by Washington chatter that he is under consideration for U.S. attorney general.
HARTFORD – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday he is honored by Washington chatter that he is...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:34 AM
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has arguably the best job in American politics -- and he is in no hurry to leave it.
Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, splashed cold water on speculation that he's on the list of potential replacements for U.S....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:40 PM
As with many suicides, nobody saw this one coming.
Back from his service in Afghanistan, Matthew Melanson was part of a tightly knit group of students at Tunxis Community College. The 22-year-old National Guardsman from Simsbury was known as an avid...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:22 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be appearing Tuesday at a Stamford diner where the owner had clashed for years with the city and its mayor, Dannel P. Malloy.
Curley’s Diner became an issue during the 2010 gubernatorial race when the owner,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:27 PM
EAST HARTFORD - What's the best way to get the National Football League to take the issue of domestic violence more seriously?
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal unveiled a proposal Monday that he said was designed to do just that, by putting an end to "blank...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Last week, Home Depot became the latest large retailer to admit that its payment systems were breached and private information related to millions of its customers was stolen by criminals. A staggering 56 million Home Depot customer credit and debit...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
As many as 80,000 veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received Other Than Honorable discharges can use evidence of their PTSD to petition service boards to upgrade the bad paper discharge.
At stake for individuals is removal of...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:08 PM
It isn't often that you find Connecticut's two Democratic senators, Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal on opposite sides of an important vote. It's even more unusual to find Murphy on the same side as Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky, a potential 2016...