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January 30, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Keystone Pipeline Takes Center Stage in the Senate

by Jordan Fenster | January 30, 2015 8:29am

Despite a presidential veto threat, the Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday in favor of S.1, which approves construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, with no help from Connecticut’s two Democratic senators.

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January 28, 2015

Attorney’s Notes Back Rowland Claim That Prosecutors Withheld Evidence

by Hugh McQuaid | January 28, 2015 1:23pm

CTNJ file photo Lawyers for a co-conspirator of former Gov. John Rowland cited notes Monday that aid Rowland’s claim that federal prosecutors withheld evidence before convincing a jury to find him guilty of campaign corruption.

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January 26, 2015

November Turnover Boosts Connecticut’s Seniority in U.S. Senate

by Matt DeRienzo | January 26, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Six retirements and a Republican wave that ousted five incumbents in November cost Connecticut its place with the majority party in Washington. But the turnover has lifted up Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy from their previous standings near the bottom of the seniority list in the U.S. Senate.

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January 25, 2015

Blumenthal, Murphy Tackle Women’s Health

by Sarah Paduano | January 25, 2015 3:22pm

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are going on offense with the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act, seeking to put a stop to restrictive laws against women’s health care providers at the state level.

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January 19, 2015

OP-ED | Selling Out For Big Business: Business As Usual On Capitol Hill

by Wendell Potter | January 19, 2015 10:30pm

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Obamacare Bills Reflect A Narrow Agenda

In coming weeks, we can expect the Republican-controlled Congress to push two Obamacare bills that would hike profits for some businesses. What we can’t expect, from either Republicans or Democrats, unfortunately, is any effort to help families, even those with insurance, to stay out of bankruptcy court because of mounting medical bills.

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Sentencing for Rowland Co-Conspirator Postponed Again

by Christine Stuart | January 19, 2015 5:30am

CTNJ file photo A federal judge on Sunday indefinitely postponed the sentencing for a former congressional candidate involved in a campaign finance scandal that led to the second conviction of former Gov. John G. Rowland.

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January 13, 2015

VoteTocracy Hopes to Bridge Gap Between Voters and Congress

by Luke Foster | January 13, 2015 12:13pm

For years, voters who wanted to learn about issues and discuss them with their elected officials in Congress have had to use a somewhat fragmented set of traditional methods.

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January 9, 2015

Rowland Co-Conspirator Gets 3 Years Probation

by Hugh McQuaid | January 9, 2015 2:44pm

Hugh McQuaid photo NEW HAVEN—(Updated 4:48 p.m.) Brian Foley, a nursing home owner who illegally bankrolled former Gov. John G. Rowland’s consultant work on his wife’s congressional campaign, will not see the inside of a prison cell, a federal court judge said Friday.

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January 6, 2015

Blumenthal Wants To Pass Legislation To Prevent Veteran Suicides

by Christine Stuart | January 6, 2015 1:22pm

Christine Stuart photo Now that Oklahoma Republican Tom Coburn is no longer a U.S. Senator, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is hoping to find bipartisan support to pass a bill that would reduce the rate of military and veteran suicides.

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January 5, 2015

Judge Postpones Rowland’s Sentencing

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2015 2:27pm

Douglas Healey file photo U.S. District Court Judge Janet Bond Arterton decided Monday to postpone former Gov. John G. Rowland’s sentencing, which had been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 7.

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