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Washington Post
A big boost for the Iran dealToday, three Democratic Senators came out for the Iran deal: Tim Kaine of Virgi
A big boost for the Iran deal
Washington Post / Posted 12 hours ago
Today, three Democratic Senators came out for the Iran deal: Tim Kaine of Virginia, Bill Nelson of Florida, and Barbara Boxer of California. The math now looks increasingly difficult for the deal’s opponents. Kaine and Nelson are both quite... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Lawmakers ask airlines to ban transportation of animal trophiesA couple of lawmakers are banding together to call in airlines to reassess thei
Lawmakers ask airlines to ban transportation of animal trophies
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 13 hours ago
A couple of lawmakers are banding together to call in airlines to reassess their policies when it comes to carrying hunting trophies. Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Cory Booker of New Jersey said they wrote to Airlines for America and... Read more
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FOX News
More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate voteAug. 3, 2015: Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., speaks to reporters in defense of P
More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote
FOX News / Posted 17 hours ago
Aug. 3, 2015: Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., speaks to reporters in defense of Planned Parenthood as Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., left, and Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, right, listen. (AP) WASHINGTON – In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Blumenthal, Murphy criticize federal transit billHARTFORD - Connecticut’s two United States senators say the federal transportat
Blumenthal, Murphy criticize federal transit bill
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 hours ago
HARTFORD - Connecticut’s two United States senators say the federal transportation bill approved last week is a stopgap measure that underscores the deep divisions in Congress. While current funding levels will continue to flow into the state for... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Blumenthal, Murphy criticize federal transit billHARTFORD - Connecticut’s two United States senators say the federal transportat
Blumenthal, Murphy criticize federal transit bill
Greenwich Time / Posted 19 hours ago
HARTFORD - Connecticut’s two United States senators say the federal transportation bill approved last week is a stopgap measure that underscores the deep divisions in Congress. While current funding levels will continue to flow into the state for... Read more
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The News-Times
Blumenthal, Murphy criticize federal transit billHARTFORD - Connecticut’s two United States senators say the federal transportat
Blumenthal, Murphy criticize federal transit bill
The News-Times / Posted 19 hours ago
HARTFORD - Connecticut’s two United States senators say the federal transportation bill approved last week is a stopgap measure that underscores the deep divisions in Congress. While current funding levels will continue to flow into the state for... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Blumenthal, Murphy criticize federal transit billHARTFORD - Connecticut’s two United States senators say the federal transportat
Blumenthal, Murphy criticize federal transit bill
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
HARTFORD - Connecticut’s two United States senators say the federal transportation bill approved last week is a stopgap measure that underscores the deep divisions in Congress. While current funding levels will continue to flow into the state for... Read more
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Christian Today
GOP loses Senate battle to defund Planned Parenthood as bill's OK falls 7 votes shortSenator Barbara Boxer (D-California) speaks at a news conference on the funding
GOP loses Senate battle to defund Planned Parenthood as bill's OK falls 7 votes short
Christian Today / Posted 21 hours ago
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California) speaks at a news conference on the funding for Planned Parenthood, accompanied by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D- Connecticut) (left) and Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) (second from right), at Capitol Hill in... Read more
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Calcutta News
Senate blocks Republican move to defund Planned Parenthood WASHINGTON A Republican legislation to cut off federal funding for Planned Pa
Senate blocks Republican move to defund Planned Parenthood
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON A Republican legislation to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood Federation of America failed in the US Senate in a 53-46 vote on Monday, falling short of the 60 votes... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich students excel at Boys’ and Girls’ StateYou might not think summer vacation is a time when teenagers would want to focu
Greenwich students excel at Boys’ and Girls’ State
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
You might not think summer vacation is a time when teenagers would want to focus on government but 15 students from Greenwich would prove you wrong. Greenwich this summer once again sent a group of high school students to the week-long Connecticut... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Legislators push for cable box payment reformCable television is expensive and many people pay a lot of money for it. Some
Legislators push for cable box payment reform
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
Cable television is expensive and many people pay a lot of money for it. Some said they feel they shouldn’t have to pay for a device just to watch cable television. There are some people calling a fee charged by the cable companies on their boxes a... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Congressmen asks major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s to delay retail gun salesHARTFORD — Stymied by what they call congressional “inaction” on gun control, m
Congressmen asks major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s to delay retail gun sales
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
HARTFORD — Stymied by what they call congressional “inaction” on gun control, members of Connecticut’s Washington delegation have asked the nation’s major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and EZPawn to extend the deadline on individual... Read more
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The News-Times
Congressmen asks major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s to delay retail gun salesHARTFORD — Stymied by what they call congressional “inaction” on gun control, m
Congressmen asks major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s to delay retail gun sales
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
HARTFORD — Stymied by what they call congressional “inaction” on gun control, members of Connecticut’s Washington delegation have asked the nation’s major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and EZPawn to extend the deadline on individual... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Congressmen asks major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s to delay retail gun salesHARTFORD — Stymied by what they call congressional “inaction” on gun control, m
Congressmen asks major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s to delay retail gun sales
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
HARTFORD — Stymied by what they call congressional “inaction” on gun control, members of Connecticut’s Washington delegation have asked the nation’s major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and EZPawn to extend the deadline on individual... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Congressmen asks major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s to delay retail gun salesHARTFORD — Stymied by what they call congressional “inaction” on gun control, m
Congressmen asks major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s to delay retail gun sales
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
HARTFORD — Stymied by what they call congressional “inaction” on gun control, members of Connecticut’s Washington delegation have asked the nation’s major gun dealers, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and EZPawn to extend the deadline on individual... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Lawmakers, gun advocates seek to close gun sales loopholeConnecticut lawmakers joined gun safety advocates to call in firearms dealers t
Lawmakers, gun advocates seek to close gun sales loophole
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
Connecticut lawmakers joined gun safety advocates to call in firearms dealers to stop selling guns until background checks are complete. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, along with Rep. Elizabeth Esty, urged the end of a practice called... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Two Branford Beaches Face ContaminationThe beach at Branford Point, one of Branford’s most famous public beaches, has
Two Branford Beaches Face Contamination
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
The beach at Branford Point, one of Branford’s most famous public beaches, has one of the highest rates of unsafe bacterial contamination of any beach in Connecticut and Johnson’s Beach in Short Beach is not far behind. Curt Johnson, executive... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
How SC members of Congress voted, week ending July 31Civil Service Job Protections: The House on July 29 voted, 256-170, to scale ba
How SC members of Congress voted, week ending July 31
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
Civil Service Job Protections: The House on July 29 voted, 256-170, to scale back civil-service job protections to make it easier to fire or demote poorly performing Department of Veterans Affairs employees. A yes vote was to pass HR 1994 over... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Marines Certify Pratt Engine-Powered F-35 As Having Operational CapabilityAug. 01--The first 10 F-35 fighter jets -- powered by Pratt & Whitney engines -
Marines Certify Pratt Engine-Powered F-35 As Having Operational Capability
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
Aug. 01--The first 10 F-35 fighter jets -- powered by Pratt & Whitney engines -- have been certified as having operational capability by the Marines, the military announced Friday. Lockheed Martin called it " a milestone achieved through dedication... Read more
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The News-Times
Editorial: Take steps to abate gun violence — nowA church, a movie theater, a military recruiting center — places where people g
Editorial: Take steps to abate gun violence — now
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
A church, a movie theater, a military recruiting center — places where people gather with the expectation of public safety, places where people were gunned down in mass shootings this summer. Nine people died in the June 17 shooting at a church in... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Puerto Ricans Seek Economic JumpstartZruzmilda Maldonado’s brother is having trouble running his cabinet shop in Pue
Puerto Ricans Seek Economic Jumpstart
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Zruzmilda Maldonado’s brother is having trouble running his cabinet shop in Puerto Rico, struggling with the effects of the territory’s economic crisis and $73 billion debt. Maldonado joined Connecticut’s Puerto Rican activists and U.S. Sen. Richard... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Editorial: Take steps to abate gun violence — nowA church, a movie theater, a military recruiting center — places where people g
Editorial: Take steps to abate gun violence — now
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
A church, a movie theater, a military recruiting center — places where people gather with the expectation of public safety, places where people were gunned down in mass shootings this summer. Nine people died in the June 17 shooting at a church in... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Editorial: Take steps to abate gun violence — nowA church, a movie theater, a military recruiting center — places where people g
Editorial: Take steps to abate gun violence — now
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
A church, a movie theater, a military recruiting center — places where people gather with the expectation of public safety, places where people were gunned down in mass shootings this summer. Nine people died in the June 17 shooting at a church in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Editorial: Take steps to abate gun violence — nowA church, a movie theater, a military recruiting center — places where people g
Editorial: Take steps to abate gun violence — now
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
A church, a movie theater, a military recruiting center — places where people gather with the expectation of public safety, places where people were gunned down in mass shootings this summer. Nine people died in the June 17 shooting at a church in... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Marines Certify Pratt Engine-Powered F-35 As Having Operational CapabilityThe first 10 F-35 fighter jets — powered by Pratt & Whitney engines — have been
Marines Certify Pratt Engine-Powered F-35 As Having Operational Capability
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
The first 10 F-35 fighter jets — powered by Pratt & Whitney engines — have been certified as having operational capability by the Marines, the military announced Friday. Lockheed Martin called it " a milestone achieved through dedication and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Wilton
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Wilton / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Weston
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Weston / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness FundingFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Em
Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Federal Emergency Preparedness Funding
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Senators Introduce CECIL Act After Outcry Over Killed African LionWASHINGTON - Four Democratic senators announced Friday that they will introduce
Senators Introduce CECIL Act After Outcry Over Killed African Lion
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON - Four Democratic senators announced Friday that they will introduce a bill named for the beloved Zimbabwean lion Cecil, who was killed by an American trophy hunter earlier this month. The Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Lawmakers to propose 'CECIL' Act following lion's deathLawmakers are considering a bill that curb the killing of animals for trophies.
Lawmakers to propose 'CECIL' Act following lion's death
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 4 days ago
Lawmakers are considering a bill that curb the killing of animals for trophies. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said on Friday that he’s joining with Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker of New Jersey and Ben Cardin of Maryland to propose the Conserving... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Blumenthal Joins Call For Animal Trophies Act After Death Of Cecil The LionFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D- Conn.) announced th
Blumenthal Joins Call For Animal Trophies Act After Death Of Cecil The Lion
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D- Conn.) announced that he is joining with SenS. Bob Menendez (D- N.J.), Cory Booker (D- N.J.) and Ben Cardin (D- Md.) to introduce a bill that would curb the sport killing of threatened or... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Blumenthal Joins Call For Animal Trophies Act After Death Of Cecil The LionFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D- Conn.) announced th
Blumenthal Joins Call For Animal Trophies Act After Death Of Cecil The Lion
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D- Conn.) announced that he is joining with SenS. Bob Menendez (D- N.J.), Cory Booker (D- N.J.) and Ben Cardin (D- Md.) to introduce a bill that would curb the sport killing of threatened or... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Blumenthal Joins Call For Animal Trophies Act After Death Of Cecil The LionFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D- Conn.) announced th
Blumenthal Joins Call For Animal Trophies Act After Death Of Cecil The Lion
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 4 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D- Conn.) announced that he is joining with SenS. Bob Menendez (D- N.J.), Cory Booker (D- N.J.) and Ben Cardin (D- Md.) to introduce a bill that would curb the sport killing of threatened or... Read more
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Roll Call
Menendez Offers Protection Bill After Death of Cecil the LionMenendez Offers Legislative Response to Killing of Cecil the Lion Menendez and
Menendez Offers Protection Bill After Death of Cecil the Lion
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
Menendez Offers Legislative Response to Killing of Cecil the Lion Menendez and Blumenthal are two of the senators behind the Cecil legislation. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Sen. Robert Menendez is spearheading a new effort to curtail... Read more
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Connecticut Post
No room for tolerance in campus assaultsFollowing a rash of incidents both in Connecticut and around the country, inclu
No room for tolerance in campus assaults
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Following a rash of incidents both in Connecticut and around the country, including a high-profile suit brought against the University of Connecticut, the issue of sex assault on college campuses poked the public in the eye last year. It got the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Blumenthal proposes new help for homeless veteransU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing new legislation to combat veteran hom
Blumenthal proposes new help for homeless veterans
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing new legislation to combat veteran homelessness. The Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015 would modernize and strengthen existing Department of Veterans Affairs’ housing programs for homeless and at-risk... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Blumenthal proposes new help for homeless veteransU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing new legislation to combat veteran hom
Blumenthal proposes new help for homeless veterans
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing new legislation to combat veteran homelessness. The Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015 would modernize and strengthen existing Department of Veterans Affairs’ housing programs for homeless and at-risk... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Blumenthal proposes new help for homeless veteransU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing new legislation to combat veteran hom
Blumenthal proposes new help for homeless veterans
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing new legislation to combat veteran homelessness. The Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015 would modernize and strengthen existing Department of Veterans Affairs’ housing programs for homeless and at-risk... Read more
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The News-Times
Blumenthal proposes new help for homeless veteransU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing new legislation to combat veteran hom
Blumenthal proposes new help for homeless veterans
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing new legislation to combat veteran homelessness. The Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015 would modernize and strengthen existing Department of Veterans Affairs’ housing programs for homeless and at-risk... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Senators OK road-fund fixWASHINGTON -- The Senate passed the 34th stopgap highway funding bill in the pa
Senators OK road-fund fix
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed the 34th stopgap highway funding bill in the past six years to fund roads, bridges and mass transit for three months so Congress can negotiate later over a long-term plan. Senators voted 91-4 Thursday for the measure,... Read more
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J Weekly
lettersJewish senators oddly silent on Iran There are 16 Republican candidates for pr
letters
J Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
Jewish senators oddly silent on Iran There are 16 Republican candidates for president. Just about every one has come out loud and clear against the dangerous Iran nuclear deal. There are 11 Jewish senators: Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, Ron... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Vote saves federal highway funds for CTWASHINGTON — Connecticut and other states dodged a federal highway-funding cuto
Vote saves federal highway funds for CT
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — Connecticut and other states dodged a federal highway-funding cutoff Thursday when the Senate voted to extend transportation funding at current levels — at least until the end of October. The House approved a similar patch Wednesday... Read more
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