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  • Senators Urge NFL's Roger Goodell to Drop Blackout Policies

    A day after the FCC abandoned its sports blackout rules, Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are urging the NFL to voluntarily rescind its own policies that force stations to not air home games that don't sell out. "The NFL...
  • Blumenthal Calls For End Of NFL's, Other Sports Leagues 'Blank Check' Anti-Trust Exemption

    Blumenthal Calls For End Of NFL's, Other Sports Leagues 'Blank Check' Anti-Trust Exemption
    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...
  • Christie To Appear At Diner Where Owner Clashed With City, Malloy

    Christie To Appear At Diner Where Owner Clashed With City, Malloy
    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,...
  • Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care

     Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care
    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...
  • Sen. Blumenthal Would Be "Honored" to be US AG, But Says He's More Honored to Be US Senator

    Sen. Blumenthal Would Be "Honored" to be US AG, But Says He's More Honored to Be US Senator
    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....
  • Blumenthal Splashes Cold Water On Speculation

    – 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...
  • Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care

    Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care
    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...
  • Dan Malloy, Tom Foley: Close Gun Loophole

    Dan Malloy, Tom Foley: Close Gun Loophole
    Give Gov. Dannel P. Malloy credit for taking the lead in proposing to close a glaring loophole in Connecticut's otherwise strong laws to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. And give Mr. Malloy's Republican challenger, Tom Foley, credit for...
  • 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...