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  • House Democrats Lead New Gun Control Effort

    House Democrats Lead New Gun Control Effort
    The leader of gun-violence prevention efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives was in Connecticut on Friday to help Democrats execute their new strategy: Demonstrate enough support in the lower chamber to compel the U.S. Senate to revisit the bill...
  • FDA slow to issue guidelines on arsenic in rice

    FDA slow to issue guidelines on arsenic in rice
    After tests found worrisome levels of arsenic in American rice last fall, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would test 1,000 additional samples by the end of the year and issue recommendations "promptly." Nearly 10 months later, the...
  • Pelosi rolls out economic agenda for women

    WASHINGTON -- At a summer lunch with reporters in her Capitol conference room, Rep. Nancy Pelosi rolled out an ambitious economic agenda for women with next year’s congressional elections in mind. She launched a legislative agenda of family-...
  • Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort

    Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort
    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...
  • Obama Proposes $500 Million Strategy Addressing Guns And Mental Health

    Obama Proposes $500 Million Strategy Addressing Guns And Mental Health
    Responding to the Newtown massacre, President Obama Wednesday proposed a $500 million plan to address gun violence, including a federal assault weapons ban, background checks for all firearms sales and increased security and mental health counselors at...
  • In Gun Address, Obama Talks About Grace McDonnell

    In Gun Address, Obama Talks About Grace McDonnell
    As he announced proposals to curb an "epidemic" of gun violence Wednesday, President Barack Obama paused to address the parents of 7-year-old Grace McDonnell, who sat in the front row at the White House. After she died in the Newtown school attack,...
  • Reaction To President Obama's Initiatives To Reduce Gun Violence

    Reaction was extensive and varied to President Barack Obama’s noontime speech Wednesday in which he proposed legislation and announced executive actions intended to reduce gun violence after the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre. Gov. Dannel P....
  • We Must Change, President Tells Nation

     We Must Change, President Tells Nation
    A somber President Obama told a shattered community that the nation has let its children down. "We're not doing enough,'' Obama said during an interfaith service at Newtown High School on Sunday night. "And we will have to change. Since I've been...
  • Jose Maria Islas Gets A Deportation Delay - Will March In Wednesday's Immigrant Rights Demonstration

    Jose Maria Islas Gets A Deportation Delay - Will March In Wednesday's Immigrant Rights Demonstration
    Jose Maria Islas, whoseimmigration case has galvanized activists and reformers in Connecticut, will be joining Gov. Dannel Malloy and U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro Wednesday for a major protest march in New Haven. The only reason Islas, an undocumented...
  • Activists Accuse Congresswoman DeLauro of Taking Too Long to Weigh in on Deportations

    Activists Accuse Congresswoman DeLauro of Taking Too Long to Weigh in on Deportations
    Josemaria Islas and Rosa DeLauro would seem to make an unlikely political couple. He's an undocumented factory worker from Mexico now scheduled for deportation; while she's one of the richest and most powerful people in Congress. The connection is the...
  • Discrimination against unemployed continues in online ad postings, study says

    Discrimination against unemployed continues in online ad postings, study says
    Many employers are discriminating against the unemployed in online advertising, according to a study by advocacy group National Employment Law Project released Tuesday, July 12. NELP identified more than 150 ads that included exclusions based on...
  • Child Of The Senate, Now One Of The Old Guard, U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd Prepares For Departure

    Child Of The Senate, Now One Of The Old Guard, U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd Prepares For Departure
    Seated before a bank of cameras in the clubby, wood-paneled confines of a Senate hearing room one morning last week, Christopher J. Dodd looked completely at home. The silver-haired senator was poised to take the gavel for the final time as chairman of...