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If there's a sweet spot in the legislative race to extend legal protection for young immigrant Dreamers, the Senate failed to find it Thursday. ... [Read More]
Ever sensitive to the continuing memories of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass-shooting, Connecticut's senators took to the Senate floor Wednesday to alternate between outrage... [Read More]
President Donald Trump's next bestseller might have to be titled "The Art of Staying on the Sidelines." He huffed and he puffed a lot last... [Read More]
Connecticut's senators found themselves in the thick of Day One of the Senate DACA debate, uncertain over how much ground on border security and "chain... [Read More]
Upstate Republicans saw President Trump's $1.5 trillion infrastructure package as a hopeful sign for the region's list of needs, but Senate Minority Leader Charles E.... [Read More]
President Trump's $1.5 trillion infrastructure package landed with something of a thud in Connecticut, a state deep in a fiscal rut and little hope of... [Read More]
Connecticut's all-Democrat congressional delegation did not like every aspect of the two-year budget deal that passed House and Senate in the wee hours Friday, but... [Read More]
Connecticut lawmakers were in no rush to embrace a two-year Senate budget deal reached Wednesday, one that Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer extolled as "a... [Read More]
WASHINGTON _ Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer was jubilant over striking a budget deal with his GOP counterpart, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.... [Read More]
These are busy, busy times for Connecticut lawmakers in the nation's capital. Looming government shutdown, pending budget deal in the Senate, dueling memos on alleged... [Read More]
WASHINGTON _ With two days to go before the next government-funding deadline, President Trump on Tuesday threatened to "shut it down" if he doesn't get... [Read More]
Senators including Connecticut's Richard Blumenthal expressed guarded optimism Tuesday that a negotiated settlement including a potential path forward for young immigrant Dreamers could be reached... [Read More]
Connecticut's Democratic lawmakers condemned the release Friday of the controversial GOP memo detailing alleged political bias in the FBI wiretap application involving Carter Page, a... [Read More]
As a member of the House intelligence committee, Rep. Jim Himes has read the dueling memos - the Republican one alleging FBI and Justice Department... [Read More]
WASHINGTON _ In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, President Trump touched on the nation's need for infrastructure improvements Tuesday night, calling on... [Read More]
In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, President Donald Trump touched on the nation's need for infrastructure improvements, calling on Congress to generate... [Read More]
Connecticut has become ground zero of sorts for spurring development of smart guns that use technology to prevent accidental or unauthorized discharge of firearms, particularly... [Read More]
Connecticut lawmakers are known for their Thursday and Friday scrambles back home via Amtrak or the Delta Shuttle. And during lengthy recesses, nary a one... [Read More]
She had little to lose in voting 'no' on Senate resolution to end shutdown... [Read More]
WASHINGTON _ In voting Monday with stalwart progressives like Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to keep the government shutdown going, Sen. Kirsten... [Read More]