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  • Bolden Nomination to U.S. Court Advances Despite GOP Opposition

    Washington – Saying he is an "activist" who would not interpret the law without bias, a key Republican lawmaker led GOP opposition Thursday to the nomination of New Haven Corporation Counsel Victor Allen Bolden as a U.S. District court judge for...
  • CT Senators Divided Over Arming, Training Syrian Rebels

    CT Senators Divided Over Arming, Training Syrian Rebels
    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...
  • Steve Almond: It's time for fans to start quitting football

    After decades of soaring popularity and profits, professional football is at a moral crossroads. For decades, the NFL's entire business model has been predicated on presenting an athletic spectacle so thrilling that fans were willing to ignore the dark...
  • Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy

    Leaders from both parties expressed confidence Tuesday that the House would support President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, an important component of the administration's broader strategy to confront...
  • Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission

    Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission
    Washington -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., was one of several lawmakers on Tuesday who tried to pin down top Pentagon officials on the administration's new campaign to target Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, and they were not satisfied with the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Serbian National Parliament Delegation Visits Greater Hartford

    Five senior Serbian Parliament members will arrive in Hartford on September 18, sponsored by the Open World Leadership Program, funded by the United States Congress, and arranged by Friendship Force of Connecticut. Delegates selected by the American...
  • U.S. Senators, Local Police Review Fed Programs That Distribute Military Gear

    NEW HAVEN — In a meeting with police officials about federal programs that provide them with military gear, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal supported adding restrictions and accountability measures including requirements that law enforcement agencies...
  • Vietnam Vet Hopes New Pentagon Guidelines Help Him And Others Gain Benefits

    Conley Monk, a Vietnam War veteran who has been fighting for decades to have his military discharge status upgraded, expressed hope Friday that new Pentagon guidelines will help him and other Vietnam Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder finally...
  • Politicians Exchange Jokes, Jabs At Annual Roast

    Politicians Exchange Jokes, Jabs At Annual Roast
    In the midst of election season, politicians gathered Friday for an annual political roast where in good spirits they ribbed their opponents, their allies, and themselves. Held in the Lake Compounce ballroom, the 133rd Crocodile Club reunion dinner is an...
  • Bill Clinton, And His Most Ardent Supporters, Gather In New Haven

    Bill Clinton, And His Most Ardent Supporters, Gather In New Haven
    NEW HAVEN – Former President Bill Clinton returned to the Elm City on Tuesday to reenergize the Democratic troops and raise money to help the reelection campaign of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Clinton’s appearance generated a sellout crowd of...
  • Effort To Link Troubled New Britain Young People With Jobs

    NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city. Capital Workforce Partners will run the...