Sen. Chris Murphy: 'Thoughts And Prayers' Not Enough Following Mass ShootingsA Connecticut senator who pushed for gun control after the Newtown school massacre left 20 children and six adults dead is tired of hearing of politicians sending their “thoughts and prayers” after another mass shooting.
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Federal Dollars Earmarked For Sandy Hook Victims, Family
Murphy Calls For Economic Sanctions Against Russia U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is calling for economic sanctions against Russia in response to its military presence in Crimea.
Conn. US Senators Cautious On Surveillance Reforms Connecticut's two U.S. senators are sounding cautious over work facing Congress in reforming NSA surveillance practices as proposed by President Barack Obama.
Two Youngest Senators Aim To Lower College CostsThe two youngest members of the U.S. Senate are co-sponsoring legislation aimed at lowering college costs by withholding federal funds from schools that fail to meet new national affordability and quality standards — a proposal likely to draw strong opposition from higher education institutions.
Democrats Pushing Starbucks To Ban Guns From Coffee Shops NationwideConnecticut Democrats are pushing Starbucks to ban firearms from its coffee shops.
Sandy Hook Victim's Family: Efforts To Lobby Senate 'Extremely Exhausting'Emotionally drained and weary family members of the Newtown shooting victims, thrust into a new role as gun control lobbyists, said they're disappointed but undaunted by the U.S. Senate's rejection Wednesday of an amendment expanding background checks for gun purchases.
Dem Senator Wants Fox Not To Broadcast NRA-Sponsored NASCAR RaceA U.S. senator from Connecticut has sent a letter to media mogul Rupert Murdoch asking that Fox network not broadcast Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup race sponsored by the National Rifle Association.