After hearing reports that Russia has offered to work with Syria to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she welcomes the possibility of such international cooperation to avoid a U.S. military strike.
Delaying what had appeared to be an imminent strike, President Barack Obama says he will seek congressional approval before launching any military action meant to punish Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons in an attack that killed hundreds.
Lawmakers are holding hearings in Washington to look at law enforcement and counterterrorism lessons learned from the Boston marathon bombing.
Donald J. Irwin, a Norwalk Democrat who served three terms in Congress, two years as state treasurer and four years as mayor of his hometown, has died. He was 86.
Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are commemorating the upcoming six-month anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown with speeches on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
One of the eight people convicted of taking part in a scheme to conceal the source of contributions to the Congressional campaign of former State House Speaker has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims’ families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the president’s allies are asking him to do more without any new prospects of legislation to toughen gun laws.
A federal jury has convicted a former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign last year.
President Obama praised Connecticut’s recent gun control legislation Monday in a speech at the University of Hartford, and assured Congress he’s as “determined as ever” to honor the children killed in Newtown with tougher gun laws.
Fifth District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty will hold a tele-town hall tonight in the district to discuss the budget. Esty is expected to be joined by Congressman Chris Van Hollen. He is a Democratic Ranking Member […]