| 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...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Congress is expected to consider new gun legislation next week, including universal background checks and a federal gun-trafficking ban. Will Connecticut’s new restrictions, expected to pass Wednesday, and Colorado’s recent measures prompt...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The automatic spending cuts that are going into effect this week if Congress doesn’t stop them will result in tens of thousands of job losses, Sen. Richard Blumenthal says. But one poll shows Americans don’t care much, maybe because of fatigue...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Sen. John McCain's proposed legislation to force cable operators to offer channels a la carte gained new co-sponsor on Tuesday, as Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced that he would back the bill.
Blumenthal is a member of the Senate Commerce...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has signed on to co-sponsor the Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013 with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).
The bill, introduced in May, seeks to coerce the pay-TV industry to start selling channels to consumers on an a la...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:49 AM
After the coffee. Before changing my name to Carlos Danger.
The Skinny: I can't wait for the final episodes of "Breaking Bad." Wednesday's headlines include a big NASCAR deal for NBC and reaction to the departure of Univision radio personality Eddie...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen.
Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
| 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,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:24 PM
In content and syntax, state Rep. DebraLee Hovey embarrassed herself, the General Assembly and the state.
Ms. Hovey, a Republican who represents Newtown and Monroe, blasted the visit to Newtown on Friday by former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, a Democrat,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:43 PM
— Governments in nine states have awarded at least $49 million in subsidies in the past five years to gun and ammunition makers whose products are under scrutiny after the school shootings in Newtown.
Almost 85 percent of those tax breaks or...