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 […]
NFL Hall of Famer Mike Ditka is regretting not running against President Barack Obama for the Illinois Senate seat in 2004.
Former Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Gina McCarthy was approved to be federal EPA Secretary Thursday by a 59-40 vote in the Senate,
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, is sponsoring 18 amendments to the Senate’s immigration 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.
Some families who lost loved ones in December’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school say they are very disappointed by the Senate’s defeat of expanded background checks for gun sales and vow to continue their fight.
After the Senate voted against advancing gun-control legislation, elected leaders and Newtown families reacted with disappointment.
A visibly infuriated President Barack Obama surrounded himself with tear-stained parents of Connecticut school shooting victims Wednesday after the Senate voted down a measure designed to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and declared it a “pretty shameful day for Washington.”
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 […]
“I am horribly disappointed that the U.S. Senate was unable to act – even on the watered-down legislation before them today. I am proud that here in Connecticut we passed the strongest gun safety law […]