March 27, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 27, 2015 5:00am
The first official entrant in the 2016 presidential Grand Prix started his engines this week. But if the pundits are right, he won’t be the first sitting legislator to seek the highest office in the land. Quite the opposite, six members of Congress so far have been said to be actively seeking the presidency, all running against each other.
Tags: DeLauro, Esty, Blumenthal, chris murphy, john larson, DC News Junkie, dh
March 24, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 24, 2015 12:31pm
Former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley was sentenced Tuesday to five months in prison for her role in a scheme to hide former Gov. John G. Rowland’s involvement in her campaign.
March 23, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 23, 2015 8:58pm
Arguing that the Republican-proposed budget targets the middle class, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., stopped by Connecticut’s capitol Monday to decry what he said was a “disingenuous and deceptive” federal funding plan that “engages in gimmicks and magic asterisks.”
Tags: Blumenthal, Larson, Esty, DeLauro, Courtney, DC News Junkie, dh
March 20, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 20, 2015 5:00am
A bill intended to combat human trafficking and co-sponsored by Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal has become a “political football” in Washington, with Republicans setting their sights on Blumenthal’s seat in 2016.
March 17, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 17, 2015 5:30am
A bill that protected tenants living in properties under foreclosure expired on New Years Eve, leaving tenants across the United States wondering when and if they would arrive home to find their belongings curbside. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal last week introduced a bill intended to extend the benefits afforded by the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act.
March 13, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 13, 2015 5:00am
A measure making its way through the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate would force states to recognize concealed carry permits issued in other states. Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., responding to a speech delivered by the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre, called the bill “dangerous.”
March 10, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 10, 2015 5:30am
March 9, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 9, 2015 1:57pm
Addressing a crowd of Ukrainian-Americans in Hartford on Monday, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn. said that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ultimate goal is the re-establishment of an empire, and that security in Europe and the Balkans is hanging in the balance.
March 6, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 6, 2015 6:30am
March 2, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 2, 2015 9:36pm