March 1, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 1, 2017 6:30am
WASHINGTON — Two experts on relations between presidents and Congress gave Republican President Donald Trump good grades for his first speech Tuesday, and both agreed Democrats made the night tense.
Tags: Trump, Jack Kramer, speech, Congress, DC News Junkie, immigrants, Tom Hayes, UConn, Affordable Care Act, ACA, Art Paulson, dh
February 21, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 21, 2017 4:11pm
HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, just back from an annual security conference in Munich, said “it is hard to over-hype how badly America’s image and influence has been damaged” since President Donald Trump took office.
February 15, 2017
by Susan Bigelow | February 15, 2017 6:07pm
It suddenly feels like the bad old days of the Cold War around here, and for good reason. Russia, led by President Vladimir Putin, is constantly and aggressively testing the strength and resolve of the NATO alliance. But unlike the 1980s, the United States has no clear policy on Russia, has weak and vacillating leadership, and is entirely unpredictable.
by Christine Stuart | February 15, 2017 2:09pm
Connecticut’s Congressional delegation was quick to sound the alarm bells Wednesday morning when it confirmed a Russian spy ship Viktor Leonov was spotted 30 miles off the coast of the Groton submarine base.
February 13, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 13, 2017 5:44pm
HARTFORD, CT – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, along with religious, college and legal experts Monday called on President Donald Trump to give up his legal fight to ban travelers to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
January 4, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 4, 2017 8:02am
Even though initial reports that Russian hackers had penetrated the United States power grid by compromising a utility in Vermont were widely retracted Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal continued his call for Congress to establish a “select committee” to probe deeper into Russia’s actions.
Tags: Richard Blumenthal, Arthur House, cyber attack, hack, Russia, DNC, Barack Obama, Vermont, DC News Junkie
December 9, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | December 9, 2016 6:30am
It didn’t take long. Connecticut is almost as blue as they come. Yet most of us sucked it up after the presidential election and vowed to keep an open mind — or as open as we could keep it after the election of Donald Trump, a man whose views and rhetoric are repugnant to the typical Connecticut voter.
December 7, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 7, 2016 1:00pm
Connecticut U.S. Rep. Jim Himes is worried that “we’ll have foreign policy by Twitter” under President-elect Donald Trump, that’s why he introduced the Reclamation of War Powers Act, a bill he claims would return the power to wage war back to Congress.
September 16, 2016
by Kristi Allen | September 16, 2016 2:36pm
August 26, 2016
by Max Moran | August 26, 2016 1:55pm