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Joe Courtney (Photo/Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Cong. Courtney On Compromise

Congressman Courtney tonight voted in favor of a long-delayed, bipartisan measure to end the 16 day Federal Government shutdown and raise the nation’s debt ceiling through early February. “This pointless government shutdown, driven by an […]


Congressman John Larson (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cong. Larson On Compromise

Congressman John B. Larson released the following statement tonight after the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of reopening the government and raising the debt ceiling. Under the deal, the government would be funded through […]



Senator Murphy On Compromise

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) released the following statement in advance of an expected vote in the Senate to reopen the federal government and temporarily increase the government’s statutory borrowing authority: “This is a massive […]


Jim Himes (Courtesy Congressional Office)

Cong. Himes On The Compromise

Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement regarding the bipartisan deal to open the government and raise the debt limit. “I’m pleased that we have averted a default on the United States’ obligations and […]


Grover Norquist (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And Country

Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.


Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

Malloy: Debt Ceiling Stalemate Could Be “Cataclysmic”

Governor Dannel Malloy says he fears failure by Congress to raise the debt ceiling could have a “cataclysmic” impact on the nation and Connecticut.


Rep. John Larson (J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo)

Congressman Larson On Debt Ceiling Talks

First District Congressman John Larson tells WTIC’s “State and Church” program it’s been frustrating for him, and says he’s sure it’s frustrating for the American people, to see the stalemate in Washington over the debt ceiling.