Dems Stage Election-Year Sit-In On Guns, GOP UnmovedA drained and dwindling group of Democrats, some draped in blankets and toting pillows, carried their remarkable House floor sit-in past daybreak Thursday.
Republicans, Gun Advocates Unimpressed By Democrats' Gun Control MovementsConnecticut's congressional delegation is becoming known for its united stance on gun control measures, but some Republicans and gun rights advocates aren't impressed.
Connecticut Rep. Himes Opts Out Of AFL-CIO EndorsementU.S. Rep. Jim Himes will be the only member of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation not to receive an endorsement in this year's election from the state's largest labor organization.
Connecticut Senate To Vote On Democratic BudgetConnecticut state senators are returning to the Capitol for a special legislative session to vote on a revised budget for the new fiscal year that tackles a projected $960 million deficit.
Connecticut Republicans Nominate Congressional CandidatesCandidates chosen for U.S. Senate and the five Congressional Districts
Connecticut Lawmakers Hope To Vote On Budget In Coming DaysDemocratic legislative leaders are hoping to vote in the coming days on a revised Connecticut budget for next fiscal year, which is about $922 million in deficit.
Bill Clears House That Would Allow Estate Liquor AuctionsA deceased person's wine and liquor collection could soon be up for auction.
Connecticut Lawmakers Meeting With Obama On Gun Law ChangesSeveral members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are among a group of federal lawmakers meeting with President Barack Obama about his executive actions tightening the nation's gun laws.
Connecticut Lawmakers Want Federal Action On Gun MeasuresMembers of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed frustration Friday that efforts to combat gun violence have been stymied since the 2012 deadly Newtown school shooting, pointing blame at many of their colleagues in Washington, D.C.
Rob Simmons, Former Congressman, Officer To Visit VietnamFormer Rep. Rob Simmons is heading to Vietnam where he served during America's long war in the region.
Vermont Rep. Says He's Disappointed By Netanyahu SpeechVermont's member of the U.S. House of Representatives says he was disappointed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress in which he said an emerging nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran would be a bad deal.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.

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