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October 20, 2017

DC NEWS JUNKIE | How They Voted

by Peter Urban | October 20, 2017 4:15pm

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OP-ED | Of Timid Politicians, Good Journalism, And Harvey Weinstein

by Terry Cowgill | October 20, 2017 5:30am

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Ever since my ninth-grade English teacher introduced me to the term, I’ve always enjoyed oxymorons. Indeed, I even like saying the word oxymoron. Classics like “jumbo shrimp” come to mind, along with the self-deprecating “military intelligence” — the latter invented, I’m told, by no less than the military itself.

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October 17, 2017

Trump Tweets That Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws

by Jack Kramer | October 17, 2017 12:07pm

Courtesy of his Instagram page WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Donald Trump’s pick to be the nation’s drug czar withdrew his name Tuesday morning, in the wake of reports that the lawmaker helped steer legislation making it harder to penalize large drug companies.

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October 16, 2017

Blumenthal Calls On FCC To Quiet Trump’s Press Threats

by Jack Kramer | October 16, 2017 12:47pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Monday asked the Federal Communication Commission to pledge to uphold the First Amendment amidst a series of tweets from President Donald Trump threatening to revoke broadcaster licenses.

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October 13, 2017

DC NEWS JUNKIE | How They Voted

by Peter Urban | October 13, 2017 4:41pm

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Connecticut Joins Lawsuit To Save Obamacare Subsidy

by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2017 3:03pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has teamed up with attorney generals from California, Massachusetts, and Kentucky in challenging President Donald Trump’s elimination of the cost sharing reduction payments.

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October 6, 2017

DC NEWS JUNKIE | How They Voted

by Peter Urban | October 6, 2017 2:22pm

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NRA Opens Dialogue With Bump Stock Restrictions

by Jack Kramer | October 6, 2017 5:30am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie BRANFORD, CT — After staying silent for days, the National Rifle Association on Thursday came out in support of additional federal regulations on bump stocks, a firearm accessory that allowed the Las Vegas massacre shooter to convert some of his semiautomatic rifles to fully automatic fire.

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October 5, 2017

Blumenthal, Murphy Call For Repeal of PLCAA

by Christine Stuart | October 5, 2017 1:19pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy introduced legislation Thursday that would allow victims of gun violence to sue the gun industry.

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September 29, 2017

DC NEWS JUNKIE | How They Voted

by Peter Urban | September 29, 2017 3:48pm

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