"It's Sick Out There, And Getting Sicker"
Former Lieutenant Governor Candidate Won't Run For U.S. Senate
Blumenthal Gearing Up For Another Senate Run
Family Of Slain Oxford Woman Wants Federal Gun ReformThe family of an Oxford woman, who police say was shot and killed last month by her estranged husband, voiced support Monday for federal legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal that would prevent subjects of temporary restraining orders from purchasing or possessing firearms.
Federal Dollars Earmarked For Sandy Hook Victims, Family
Blumenthal: 'Congress Will Be Complicit If We Fail To Act' On Gun Control For Mentally IllSen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., warns that Congress will be complicit if any mass shootings if they fail to pass legislation that prevents the mentally ill from buying guns.
Blumenthal To Drug Stores: Don't Sell CigarettesSen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on other drug stores to follow CVS's lead and stop selling tobacco products.
Conn. Senators Blast Government Student Loan ProfitsConnecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is astonished that the federal government earned an estimated $66 billion in profit from student loans originated between 2007 and 2012.
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.
Democrats Pushing Starbucks To Ban Guns From Coffee Shops NationwideConnecticut Democrats are pushing Starbucks to ban firearms from its coffee shops.
US Overhauls Process For Recognizing Indian TribesHis 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.
WWII Vet Receives Purple Heart After Being Wounded More Than 70 Years AgoA local World War II veteran received a Purple Heart medal on Friday, more than 70 years after he was wounded in the South Pacific.