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June 16, 2016

Democrats In Congress Claim Momentum In Gun Control Debate

by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2016 1:39pm

Screengrab from Senate stream It’s still unclear after U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy’s nearly 15-hour filibuster what version of the two amendments Republicans in the U.S. Senate will raise, but that didn’t matter too much Thursday morning.

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June 15, 2016

Murphy Ends Filibuster, Says GOP Agrees To Vote On Gun Control Measures

by Jack Kramer | June 15, 2016 3:30pm

C-SPAN (UPDATED 7 a.m.) In the closing moments of a nearly 15-hour filibuster, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, announced early Thursday morning that Senate Democrats received a commitment from Republicans to schedule votes to close the terror gap and expand background checks for firearm purchases.

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June 14, 2016

Malloy Is Still Waiting For Answers In Quest to Keep Guns Away From Terrorists

by Christine Stuart | June 14, 2016 5:30am

CTNewsJunkie file photo It’s been nearly eight months since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asked White House officials for access to federal “watch lists” like the no-fly list, so that Connecticut could prohibit people on those lists from purchasing firearms.

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June 13, 2016

Connecticut Lawmakers: Orlando Shooting May Be What Prompts Congressional Action

by Jack Kramer | June 13, 2016 6:00pm

Jack Kramer photo Members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation said Monday that assault weapons have become the common ingredient in the string of mass shootings that culminated with the worst one in U.S. history early Sunday in Orlando.

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June 10, 2016

No Surprise, Union Coalition’s Endorsement Goes To Blumenthal

by Christine Stuart | June 10, 2016 12:39pm

Christine Stuart photo Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Carter joked he made his campaign staff a little nervous by telling them he was ditching the script and was going “rogue” in his pitch to 240 AFL-CIO delegates at their annual convention.

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June 9, 2016

Third-Party Presidential Candidate Has Support In Connecticut

by Jack Kramer | June 9, 2016 5:30am

Jack Kramer photo The latest Quinnipiac University poll on this November’s presidential contest included an interesting tidbit — that the relatively unknown Libertarian Party candidate, Gary Johnson, had a stronger than previously known backing among Connecticut voters.

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May 27, 2016

OP-ED | Will New Overtime Rules Really Help Workers?

by Terry Cowgill | May 27, 2016 5:30am

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Do you think you deserve a raise but your boss doesn’t or says s/he can’t afford it? Who doesn’t? The best way to get a raise would be to convince your boss of your worthiness. If all else fails, there is the government.

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May 24, 2016

Fiorina Avoids Trump, Takes Aim At Clinton

by Jack Kramer | May 24, 2016 9:47pm

Douglas Healey photo Former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina told Connecticut Republicans Tuesday that this November’s election is the GOP’s best chance to “dissolve power from the few and put it back into the hands of the people.”

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May 2, 2016

Malloy Receives Profile In Courage Award

by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday for defending the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.

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April 26, 2016

White House Advisor Urges Passage of Bill To Combat Domestic Violence

by Christine Stuart | April 26, 2016 6:12pm

Christine Stuart file photo A senior advisor to President Barack Obama called House Speaker Brendan Sharkey on Tuesday to urge him to call a bill that would require individuals who are the subject of temporary restraining orders to give up their firearms.

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