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Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), back right, Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, left, Senator-elect Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), center, and Connecticut Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, right, wait for the arrival of President Barack Obama for an interfaith vigil on Sunday, December 16, 2012, for the victims of the South Hook Elementary shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. (Stephen Dunn/Hartford Courant/MCT via Getty Images)

Murphy: Connecticut Shooting Changes His Plans In Senate

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy says the deadly shooting in Newtown has changed his plans as Connecticut’s newest U.S. senator. In an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday, the Democrat said […]

12/18/2012

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Former Client Blumenthal Helped Free Now Charged With Killing His Wife

A man U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal helped to free from Florida’s death row more than 25 years ago has been charged in a different case with killing his wife in North Carolina.

09/17/2012

Connecticut Public Figures On Jim Calhoun

Connecticut public officials Thursday paid tribute to retiring UConn Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Cahoun and offered their support for the new coach Kevin Ollie. Click here for a sampling.

09/13/2012

Richard Blumenthal (File:Christopher Capiozziello/Getty Images News)

Blumenthal Wants To Block Employers From Asking Applicants For Facebook Info

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal says he’ll propose a bill blocking employers from asking job applicants for their social media passwords as an “unreasonable invasion of privacy.”

03/22/2012

Richard Blumenthal (File:Christopher Capiozziello/Getty Images News)

Blumenthal Says Education Partnerships Already Underway Here

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is highlighting how the president’s proposal to create partnerships between community colleges and businesses is already underway in some Connecticut cities and towns.

01/27/2012

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Hearing Set On Planned Closing Of Social Security Office

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators and a congressman have set a hearing to air concerns about a plan to close a busy Social Security Administration office in Fairfield County.

01/17/2012

Ken Salazar (Courtesy Office of the Governor)

Interior Secretary Visits Hartford

Connecticut officials welcomed Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to Hartford Saturday for a tour of the city’s Coltsville Historic District.

09/24/2011

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Blumenthal To Outline Plan To Combat Lyme Disease

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is planning to highlight legislation he’s proposed to combat the spread of Lyme disease.

07/16/2011

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Blumenthal: Rail Award Falls Short

Connecticut’s $30 million award in federal transportation funding for a planned rail project between New Haven and Springfield, Mass. falls far short of what state leaders were seeking.

05/09/2011

Richard Blumenthal (Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Senator’s Son To Deploy To Afghanistan

The oldest son of U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is preparing for his first deployment to Afghanistan with his Connecticut-based Marine regiment.

05/05/2011

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