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August 14, 2017

Courtney, Larson Propose Medicare Buy-In

by Christine Stuart | Aug 14, 2017 12:43pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | White House

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie MANCHESTER, CT — Following the failure of the U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act, small groups of Congresspeople have been working to fix the problems that exist and proposing solutions.

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May 5, 2017

House Republicans Approve Repeal And Replace Of Obamacare

by Peter Urban | May 5, 2017 5:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | 2nd CD | 5th CD | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Insurance | Military Spending | National Security | Public Safety | White House

peter urban / dc news junkie House Republicans this week narrowly approved a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, drawing harsh criticism from Democrats who claim the alternative will jeopardize coverage for millions of Americans receiving health insurance under Obamacare.

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February 15, 2017

Connecticut Lawmakers Tell Trump To Act After Russian Spy Ship Is Spotted Off Coast

by Christine Stuart | Feb 15, 2017 2:09pm
Posted to: US Foreign Policy | Congress | 2nd CD | White House | Groton

ctnewsjunkie file photo 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.

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November 8, 2016

Blumenthal Wins Second Term; Democrats Hold Connecticut Congressional Seats

by Christine Stuart | Nov 8, 2016 10:46pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | 3rd CD | 4th CD | 5th CD | Election 2016

Christine Stuart / CTNewsJunkie U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal easily won a second term Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Dan Carter, a state representative from Bethel.

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August 23, 2016

With GOP Nomination, Novak Gets Her Shot at Courtney in 2nd District

by Max Moran | Aug 23, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | 2nd CD | Election 2016

CTNewsJunkie file photo Will the third time be the charm for Daria Novak, the Republican running in the 2nd Congressional District trying to unseat U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney?

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July 12, 2016

Pelto Seeks Green Party Nomination In 2nd Congressional District

by Christine Stuart | Jul 12, 2016 10:23am
Posted to: Congress | 2nd CD

CTNewsJunkie file photo Jonathan Pelto, a former state representative and education blogger, said Tuesday that he will seek the Green Party’s nomination to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney.

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June 22, 2016

Connecticut Delegation Joins Sit-In For Vote On Gun Legislation

by Christine Stuart | Jun 22, 2016 12:41pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | 3rd CD | 4th CD | 5th CD

Courtesy of Esty's staff (Updated 7 a.m. Thursday) Connecticut’s Congressional delegation joined other Democratic representatives Wednesday in a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in an effort to force a vote on gun control legislation.

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May 20, 2016

Brookes Declines To Primary Novak in 2nd CD

by Jack Kramer | May 20, 2016 8:23am
Posted to: Congress | 2nd CD | Election 2016

There will be no Republican primary in the Connecticut’s 2nd Congressional District, as Westbrook’s Ann Brookes has lived up to her campaign promise not to oppose party endorsed candidate Daria Novak.

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April 15, 2016

Connecticut Comes Together to Combat Opioid and Heroin Crisis

by Jack Kramer | Apr 15, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | 2nd CD | Health Care | Law Enforcement | Public Health | State Capitol

Screengrab of CT-N The meeting rooms in the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, especially this time of year as the state legislature races toward its session deadline, are generally filled with loud, boisterous, often confrontational conversations.

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