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  • Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington

    Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington
    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...
  • Gun Debate Shouldn't Stall Coltsville Park Effort

    Gun Debate Shouldn't Stall Coltsville Park Effort
    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. The factory...
  • U.S. Senators Blumenthal, Murphy Say CT Will Give Them Momentum in Washington, D.C.

    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...
  • Malloy Signs Gun Control Bill, One Of Strictest In Nation

    Malloy Signs Gun Control Bill, One Of Strictest In Nation
    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...
  • Newtown Bicyclists Arrive In D.C. To Press For Gun Control

    Newtown Bicyclists Arrive In D.C. To Press For Gun Control
    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...
  • Sequester's Looming Meat Ax Coming At Connecticut

    Sequester's Looming Meat Ax Coming At Connecticut
    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,...
  • Linda McMahon Defeated In Conn., Menendez Holds Seat In NJ

    Linda McMahon Defeated In Conn., Menendez Holds Seat In NJ
    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 –...
  • The 50 richest members of Congress

    The 50 richest members of Congress
    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...
  • Norwalk Man Faces New Golf Scam Charges

    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...
  • Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call

    Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call
    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...
  • Kane Apparent Winner In Democrat AG's Race.

     
    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...
  • Rick Santorum on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Newt Gingrich on 4 shows

     
    Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will be a guest on NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and ABC's "This Week."...