Lamont, Lieberman renew rivalry over Iran

   A notorious hawk promulgates a hard-line approach against a Middle East regime, while his dove counterpart errs on the side of caution. Where have we heard that before, Connecticut? It’s
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Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro will support Iran deal

Rep. Rosa DeLauro became the latest Connecticut lawmaker to back the controversial Iran nuclear deal on Thursday, calling the P5+1 agreement a “historic diplomatic accomplishment.” “After strenuous
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Railroads still years away from critical safety measure, report warns

A new report by the Federal Railroad Administration warns that the vast majority of railroads won’t implement Positive Train Control — a technology that automatically halts speeding trains and
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Sen. Chris Murphy

Murphy to back Iran deal

Although he’s shown general support of the Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Chris Murphy has been coy on the ultimate question posed to lawmakers: Will you vote for it? Murphy answered that question Wednesday
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Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal

Murphy, Blumenthal stand with Planned Parenthood

Republicans added another loss to their age-old battle with Planned Parenthood on Monday when Senate Democrats blocked a bill to defund the group in a 53-46 vote. Among those defeating the bill:
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John Kleinhans listens to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton during an interview with Boughton and his campaign team at his campaign office in Danbury, Conn, on Monday, March 31, 2014.

Former Boughton lieutenant starts political consulting shop

The former No. 2 man at the state GOP is now hanging his shingle at his own political consulting shop. John Kleinhans, who was the party’s executive director for the first half of this year, recently
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Poll: Which Democrat deserves to be new namesake for state party dinner?

Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson have gone from immortals in the Connecticut Democratic Party to mothballs. Party leaders have voted out the presidents as two of the namesakes of the party’s annual
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Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: Leaked trade deal sides with Big Pharma

As the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) heads to final negotiations in Maui this month, the Obama administration is touting the deal as the most progressive of its kind in history. But a leaked chapter
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