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November 1, 2018

While State Offices Are Hotly Contested, Connecticut’s Congressional Races Are Ho-Hum Affairs

by Peter Urban | Nov 1, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | 3rd CD | 4th CD | 5th CD | DC News Junkie | Election 2018

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WASHINGTON — With all eyes in Connecticut on the battle for governor and control of the state Senate, there is little — if anything — to see on the federal level as Democrats are expected to easily retain control of the state’s delegation to Congress.

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September 21, 2018

DeLauro Says GOP Tax Cuts Imperil Jobs

by Peter Urban | Sep 21, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Congress | 3rd CD | DC News Junkie | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Jobs

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro released a report this week claiming Connecticut is at risk of losing as many as 199,200 jobs due to tax changes signed into law by President Donald Trump at the end of 2017.

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July 18, 2018

5th District Campaign Cash Anticipates Competitive Primaries

by Peter Urban | Jul 18, 2018 3:00am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | 3rd CD | 4th CD | 5th CD | DC News Junkie | Election 2018

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A month ahead of primary contests, the race to replace Rep. Elizabeth Esty looks to be competitive judging by the latest fundraising reports filed this week.

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March 21, 2018

DC NEWS JUNKIE | DeLauro Clashes With DeVos on Student Loans

by Peter Urban | Mar 21, 2018 4:30am
Posted to: Congress | 3rd CD | Consumer Protection | DC News Junkie | Education | White House

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WASHINGTON — In a testy exchange Tuesday, Representative Rosa DeLauro sharply criticized Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to pre-empt states from any oversight of private companies that service federal college loans.

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February 13, 2018

Trump Puts LIHEAP on Chopping Block

by Peter Urban | Feb 13, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 3rd CD | DC News Junkie | Energy | White House

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday again proposed eliminating a federal program that each year helps nearly 110,000 low-income families in Connecticut pay their winter heating bills.

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November 14, 2017

Connecticut Officials Say Republican Tax Package Wouldn’t Benefit Most Residents

by Christine Stuart | Nov 14, 2017 5:29am
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | 3rd CD | 5th CD | Taxes | White House

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s tax collector, Kevin Sullivan, told U.S. Rep. John B. Larson Monday that the tax reform proposals making their way through Congress are “fundamentally flawed” and will have a big impact on most Connecticut taxpayers.

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September 26, 2017

DeLauro Faces Challenge From Her Own Party

by Jack Kramer | Sep 26, 2017 1:51pm
Posted to: Congress | 3rd CD | Election 2018 | Hamden | Milford | New Haven

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie MILFORD, CT — Milford Alderman Bryan Anderson announced Tuesday that he will challenge U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a fellow Democrat who has held the seat for 26 years.

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November 8, 2016

Blumenthal Wins Second Term; Democrats Hold Connecticut Congressional Seats

by Christine Stuart | Nov 8, 2016 9:46pm
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 19, 2016

Cadena’s Campaign Strategy Is To Talk To As Many Voters As Possible

by Max Moran | Aug 19, 2016 4:30am
Posted to: Congress | 3rd CD | Election 2016 | RNC 2016 | Hamden | New Haven | Shelton

Courtesy of Cadena's campaign website Wander around downtown New Haven over the next few months and you might just bump into the man hoping to upset one of the most popular Connecticut politicians running for re-election this year.

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June 28, 2016

DeLauro Continues Push For Vote on Gun Control

by Max Moran | Jun 28, 2016 4:23pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | 3rd CD | Law Enforcement | Public Safety | Stratford

Christine Stuart file photo Congress may be in recess until July 5, but that’s not stopping U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro from calling upon Republican leadership in the House to allow a vote on gun control.

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