April 28, 2017
by Peter Urban | April 28, 2017 2:30pm
WASHINGTON — With the threat of a government shutdown looming, Congress on Friday gave itself a one-week extension on completing a budget for the fiscal year that began last October.
April 27, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 27, 2017 4:00am
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April 21, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 21, 2017 12:00pm
April 10, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2017 5:30am
WEST HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Rep. John B. Larson’s constituents struggled Sunday with the idea that Republican President Donald Trump has the authority to launch airstrikes in war-torn Syria without permission from Congress.
April 3, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 3, 2017 3:30pm
NEW HAVEN, CT — Recent investigations show that the Department of Defense has issued thousands of other-than-honorable (OTH) discharges to veterans, including hundreds in Connecticut, with mental health and behavioral health diagnoses.
March 31, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 31, 2017 12:56pm
March 24, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2017 5:12pm
HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who was on MSNBC Friday afternoon as news broke about the decision to repeal the Republican healthcare bill, said he thinks this was a “good day for America.”
by Dustin Volz and David Lawder, Reuters | March 24, 2017 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republicans in Congress lacked the votes needed for passage of their U.S. healthcare system overhaul and a key committee chairman came out in opposition after Donald Trump demanded a vote on Friday in a gamble that could hobble his presidency. As a result, shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Republican replacement plan from the House floor.
March 23, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 23, 2017 4:25pm
March 20, 2017
by Staff reports | March 20, 2017 2:24pm
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t be taking up former Gov. John G. Rowland’s latest conviction for violating campaign laws during the 2010 and 2012 Congressional contest in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District.