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May 5, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | China, U.S. Playing a Game of Chicken

by Jordan Fenster | May 5, 2015 5:31am

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Call it “battle of the bans.” Or maybe ask, “Why did the chicken cross the Pacific?” Fear of poultry-borne illness in two of the world’s largest chicken-consuming countries means the birds probably won’t be crossing too many oceans.

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May 1, 2015

OP-ED | Running Out of Red Carpet, Will Dodd Return To Public Service?

by Terry Cowgill | May 1, 2015 5:30am

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I’ve said before that Hollywood is catnip for progressives. How else to explain former Sen. Chris Dodd’s move a few years back to head the Motion Picture Association of America when he most likely could have become president of UConn?

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April 21, 2015

OP-ED | 2016 Presidential Election: Challenges for Both Democrats and Republicans

by Joshua Sandman | April 21, 2015 1:45pm


The 2014 mid-term election was a serious defeat for the Democratic Party and revealed problems the party will face going into the 2016 presidential elections.

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April 3, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Ban Shackles on Juveniles, Murphy Tells State Lawmakers

by Jordan Fenster | April 3, 2015 5:30am

A bill that would prevent juvenile offenders from being shackled in courtrooms got some support from Washington this week from Connecticut’s junior senator.

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March 27, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Will Congress Work Before November 2016?

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.

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March 10, 2015

Senate, House Focus On Student Loan Debt

by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2015 4:00pm

Christine Stuart photo The same day President Barack Obama signed a memorandum directing federal agencies to do more to help student loan borrowers, the legislature’s Banking Committee passed legislation increasing regulation of lenders.

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March 9, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | McCain and Murphy Express Support for a Democratic Ukraine

by Jordan Fenster | March 9, 2015 1:57pm

Christine Stuart photo Addressing a crowd of Ukrainian-Americans in Hartford on Monday, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn. said that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ultimate goal is the re-establishment of an empire, and that security in Europe and the Balkans is hanging in the balance.

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February 3, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Senate to Debate Homeland Security Funding and Immigration

by Jordan Fenster | February 3, 2015 6:30am

Among the heavy discussion items up for debate on the Senate floor this week is H.R. 240, which would fund the Department of Homeland Security and, in its present form, severely curtail presidential control of national immigration policy.

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January 26, 2015

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

by Matt DeRienzo | January 26, 2015 6:30am

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 22, 2015

OP-ED | A Call to Action for Children

by Ellen Shemitz | January 22, 2015 7:15pm

I applaud President Obama for his State of the Union remarks this week for at least two reasons. First, he laid out the economic imperative of investing in the health and education of our children. Second, he called for specific policies that will make a concrete difference for children and families today and into the future — nationally and in Connecticut.

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