by Christine Stuart | Dec 20, 2017 12:30pm
Posted to: Congress | 4th CD | DC News Junkie | Taxes | White House
The House and Senate voted on a package of sweeping changes to the U.S. tax code, but its impact will vary greatly for individuals and small businesses depending on how they report their income.
So what can taxpayers do to prepare for what looks like an inevitable change?
Continue reading "CPA Says Changes To U.S. Tax Code Are A Mixed Bag" »
by Jack Kramer | Dec 7, 2016 1:00pm
Posted to: US Foreign Policy | Congress | 4th CD | White House
Connecticut U.S. Rep. Jim Himes is worried that “we’ll have foreign policy by Twitter” under President-elect Donald Trump, that’s why he introduced the Reclamation of War Powers Act, a bill he claims would return the power to wage war back to Congress.
Continue reading "Himes Wants Congress To Reclaim War Power" »
by Christine Stuart | Nov 8, 2016 10:46pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | 3rd CD | 4th CD | 5th CD | Election 2016
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal easily won a second term Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Dan Carter, a state representative from Bethel.
Continue reading "Blumenthal Wins Second Term; Democrats Hold Connecticut Congressional Seats" »
by Christine Stuart | Oct 13, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | 4th CD | Election 2016 | Bridgeport | Darien | Fairfield | Greenwich | Stamford
It’s not easy being a Republican in Connecticut even when you’re running in a swing district known for being generous to political candidates.
Continue reading "Republican Challenger Struggles with Fundraising In Fairfield County" »
by Christine Stuart | Jul 18, 2016 4:00pm
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Congress | 4th CD
Connecticut Republicans are poised to pick up some seats in the General Assembly this year, but an email by one of their Congressional candidates Friday may summarize how difficult it is to be a Republican in Connecticut.
Continue reading "Republican Asks Democratic Incumbent For A Campaign Loan" »
by Christine Stuart | Jun 22, 2016 12:41pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | 3rd CD | 4th CD | 5th CD
(Updated 7 a.m. Thursday) Connecticut’s Congressional delegation joined other Democratic representatives Wednesday in a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in an effort to force a vote on gun control legislation.
Continue reading "Connecticut Delegation Joins Sit-In For Vote On Gun Legislation" »
by Jordan Fenster | Feb 24, 2015 8:00am
Posted to: Congress | 4th CD | 5th CD
After a fourth failed vote on an already House-approved measure to fund the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, majority Republicans in the Senate will split the bill, bringing an immigration-free measure up for a vote days before a lack of funding causes the department to shut down.
Continue reading "DC NEWS JUNKIE | GOP Separates Homeland Security Funding from Immigration" »
by Susan Bigelow | Nov 14, 2014 9:25am
Posted to: Analysis | Congress | 4th CD | 5th CD | Election 2014 | Opinion
On a night where Democrats got tossed out of Congress all over the country, Connecticut’s five Democrats held firm. How did that happen, and can Republicans ever hope to win a Connecticut congressional seat again?
Continue reading "ANALYSIS | Republicans Swing and Miss in the 4th and 5th Congressional Districts" »