U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says the farm bill passed by the Senate is good for Vermont for many reasons.
One day after clearing a key Senate hurdle, legislation to renew long-term jobless benefits veered toward gridlock Wednesday.
Sen. Chris Murphy has characterized Republicans who have resisted new gun laws as “gun control Darwinists.”
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.