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Murphy Plans Immigration Discussion

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is holding a round table discussion on the debate in Congress over immigration legislation.

06/29/2013

Sen. Murphy Reaction To Supreme Court Decision

This is a deeply disappointing decision by the Court today, and a big step backwards for the health of our democracy. The Voting Rights Act has been a critical tool to combat racial discrimination at […]

06/25/2013

Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Funds Sought To Rebuild Sandy Hook School

Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are attempting to secure federal funds to help Newtown build a new elementary school after last year’s massacre.

05/16/2013

Senator Chris Murphy, Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Murphy, Blumenthal Call For Justice Department To Explain Hartford AP Records Seizure

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators called on the Justice Department on Tuesday to explain its seizure of telephone records of Associated Press journalists and offices, including the news cooperative’s bureau in Hartford.

05/14/2013

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks at a press conference with Congress members from Connecticut and a group of 26 cyclists who rode from Newtown, Conn., in support of common-sense solutions to gun violence on March 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Murphy Doesn’t Support Military Intervention After Trip To Syrian Border

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy says he’s not convinced the U.S. military should get involved in the Syrian conflict, after returning from a trip to the Syrian border where he and other members of Congress met with opposition leaders.

05/06/2013

Richard Blumenthal, Chris Murphy (Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Blumenthal, Murphy Say Senate Still Can Pass Gun Bill

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators say they still think there’s a chance to pass gun control legislation this year following its recent Senate defeat.

04/26/2013

Connecticut Senators Blumenthal, Murphy, Sandy Hook family members (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Connecticut Reactions To The Senate Vote

After the Senate voted against advancing gun-control legislation, elected leaders and Newtown families reacted with disappointment.

04/17/2013

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks at a press conference with Congress members from Connecticut and a group of 26 cyclists who rode from Newtown, Conn., in support of common-sense solutions to gun violence on March 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Senator Chris Murphy On Senate Vote

It’s shameful that today so many in the Senate chose to turn their backs on Newtown families, victims of gun violence, and the vast majority of the American public. Ninety percent of Americans support background […]

04/17/2013

Air Traffic Control Tower (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sequester Will Close Towers At Six Airports In State

Members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation say the budget cuts required by the sequester which took effect Friday will mean closing of six air traffic control towers in Connecticut in a month.

03/06/2013

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Letter Calls For Removal Of Outsiders’ Newtown “Tribute” Pages

Connecticut’s two U.S. Senators and the Congresswoman representing Newtown are asking Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to remove unofficial “tribute” Facebook pages to the victims of the December shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

02/25/2013

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