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General Assembly Senate Chamber. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bill Toughens Penalty For Failure To Report Child Abuse

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Teachers, school administrators and other mandated reporters of child abuse could face a felony charge under certain circumstances for not reporting mistreatment, under a bill moving through the Connecticut General Assembly. […]


Congressman Chris Murphy gains the endorsement of Governor Dannel Malloy. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Governor Endorses Murphy In Senate Race, Tong Departs

Democrat William Tong abandoned his bid for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, throwing his support behind one-time rival U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy. At the same press conference, Murphy also picked up the endorsement of Governor Dannel Malloy.


With his family, William Tong announces he is leaving the Democratic US senate race. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

William Tong Leaving US Senate Race

Democrat William Tong is dropping out of the race for a U.S. Senate seat from Connecticut.


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Democrats Vying For Senate Agree On Iran, Economy

Democrats competing to succeed the retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman agreed that that the U.S. should tighten sanctions against Iran and avoid war to force it to give up its ambitions for nuclear weapons.


Democratic Senate Candidates Debate

4 Candidates question the inclusion of the 5th.


Congressman Chris Murphy at an appearance in New Britain. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Murphy Wants To Avoid Primary in Senate Race

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy is pitching himself to Connecticut’s Democratic faithful as the candidate to be united behind in the race for the U.S. Senate seat.