| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:21 AM
WASHINGTON — At the end of an emotional day of deeply personal meetings with senators Wednesday, families of victims of the Newtown school massacre sat down for a public conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who had just...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
That Connecticut's congressional delegation is battling for gun safety legislation while trying to have a historic gun manufactory designated a National Historic Park is a perhaps unfortunate coincidence — but nothing more than that.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Saying that Connecticut can help the national effort on gun control, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy came to the state Capitol in Hartford to congratulate Democratic senators for passing one of the strongest gun control bills in the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
HARTFORD — Flanked by family members of Newtown massacre victims and the legislative leaders who spent months trying to respond to their tragedy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a sweeping gun-control bill Thursday whose big provisions — such...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:40 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
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,...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:02 PM
In the costliest race in Connecticut history, Democratic candidate Chris Murphy defeated Republican Linda McMahon. It was McMahon’s second loss in a row, and came at a high price.
McMahon spent more than $42 million of her personal fortune –...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million.
"McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:47 PM
A Norwalk man arrested in the past for running golf scams in Danbury and other southwestern Connecticut communities has been charged in Washington state with failing to pay insurance claims on hole-in-one prizes.
Kevin Kolenda, 54, was charged...
| Nov 2, 2010
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats.
The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Former Lackawanna County prosecutor Kathleen Kane won the race for the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania Attorney General on Tuesday, as Democrats worked to capture an office that has been in Republican hands for more than three decades. With 81...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will be a guest on NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and ABC's "This Week."...