April 17, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | April 17, 2015 5:00am
April 14, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | April 14, 2015 9:00am
On Monday, U.S. Rep. André Carson, D-Indiana, announced via Twitter his intention to introduce a resolution expressing Congress’ unambiguous feelings about discrimination against the LGBTQ community. Connecticut’s U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District, immediately retweeted him.
Tags: rosa delauro, LGBTQ, DC News Junkie, Joe Courtney, dh
April 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 1:49pm
Connecticut’s U.S. Senators and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty said they will seek to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act so that existing professional development funding can be used to train teachers about social and emotional learning.
April 10, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | April 10, 2015 5:00am
April 7, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | April 7, 2015 9:00am
April 3, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | April 3, 2015 5:30am
March 31, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 31, 2015 5:00am
Last week, U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-1st District, had the chance to check out the F-35 fighter jet from the inside. Airplane maker Lockheed Martin brought a mobile cockpit demonstrator to the congressional office building to show members of Congress what it’s like to pilot the plane.
Tags: DC News Junkie, john larson, Jim Himes, F-35, dh
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.”