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November 17, 2017

Defense Authorization Bill Clears Congress

by Peter Urban | November 17, 2017 4:49pm

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The House and Senate this week sent a final version of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act to the President’s desk.

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November 13, 2017

Congress Nears Completion of Defense Bill

by Peter Urban | November 13, 2017 1:40pm

Michael Candelori via Shutterstock Congress may complete work this week on its annual National Defense Authorization Act, which establishes a blue print for military spending over the fiscal year.

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August 15, 2017

Murphy Reaches Halfway Point In 103 Mile Trek

by Jack Kramer | August 15, 2017 1:46pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie MERIDEN, CT — One of the big reasons why U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy does his “Walk Across Connecticut” tours, he said, is that he gets the kind of interaction and conversation with constituents that he never has sitting behind his desk in Washington.

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August 10, 2017

OP-ED | Ending the Threat from North Korea

by Scott Bates | August 10, 2017 4:35am

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For 25 years, America has sought to keep nuclear weapons out of the hands of one of the world’s most brutal regimes. We worked to ensure that North Korea would never have the ability to launch a nuclear warhead that could reach the American homeland. Those efforts have been unsuccessful, and now judgment day is at hand.

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Giant Chicken Mocks Trump At White House

by Peter Urban | August 10, 2017 4:30am

An angry-looking chicken topped with a mop of gold hair that glistened in the sun, wagged his inflated finger toward the White House Wednesday in protest of President Donald Trump.

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August 9, 2017

Blumenthal: Trump Should Use Sanctions, Not Weapons Against North Korea

by Jack Kramer | August 9, 2017 1:35pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Wednesday said President Donald Trump should spend his time “enlisting our allies to help impose strict sanctions” against North Korea, instead of waging an escalating war of words.

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August 7, 2017

Blumenthal Defends Special Counsel Legislation, Himself Against Trump’s Tweets

by Christine Stuart | August 7, 2017 12:42pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Monday was the third time President Donald Trump tweeted about U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal misstatement of his military service in 2008, but Connecticut’s senior senator was undeterred.

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July 26, 2017

Malloy Responds To Trump Declaration Regarding Transgender People In The Military

by Christine Stuart | July 26, 2017 12:54pm

Courtesy of the governor's staff Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is doing everything within his power to ensure Connecticut’s military doesn’t discriminate against gender identity or expression by signing an executive order reinforcing the state’s nondiscrimination policies.

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July 10, 2017

Connecticut Continues Focus On Cybersecurity

by Christine Stuart | July 10, 2017 12:03pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is taking a leading role in actively fighting back against cybersecurity attacks, according to state officials.

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May 19, 2017

OP-ED | Most State Pols Despise Trump, But Not Pious Joe

by Terry Cowgill | May 19, 2017 4:30am

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Amid the chaos and wreckage of the presidency of Donald J. Trump, a group of Connecticut politicians has emerged in an attempt to display some leadership. This is welcome. After all, we’re all dealing with a chief executive who is at best extremely erratic and, at worst, corrupt to his core.

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