Sen. Richard Blumenthal
Connecticut Democrats are pushing Starbucks to ban firearms from its coffee shops.
His tribe once controlled huge swaths of what is now New York and Connecticut, but the shrunken reservation presided over by Alan Russell today hosts little more than four mostly dilapidated homes and a pair of rattlesnake dens.
A local World War II veteran received a Purple Heart medal on Friday, more than 70 years after he was wounded in the South Pacific.
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.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is pleased that a federal court has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to stop requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill.