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Connecticut Politics

Translating Jerry Brown: “You cut the good, which in many respects is a bad.”

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Guv Jerry Brown eschewed the national spotlight for most of the first two years of Jerry 2.0. It’s The New Jerry Thing. But he’s is taking a victory lap of sorts Tuesday night on the PBS NewsHour, talking up how he balanced California’s budget. “It’s fixed,” he tells PBS NewsHour correspondent and producer Spencer Michels, [...] [Read More]

Connecticut senator rips NRA over new “shooting” app for iPhone

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Elected to the U.S. Senate in November after three terms in the House, Connecticut Democrat Christopher Murphy took the National Rifle Association to task today over its newly-released target practice app that allows iPhone users to hone their shooting skills. Murphy characterized the timing of the app’s release as highly insensitive in a letter to [...] [Read More]
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Barbara Boxer endorses Chuck Hagel; Schumer on board

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California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer endorsed her former GOP colleague for Defense Secretary late Monday evening. Boxer had withheld support after President Obama nominated the Nebraskan last week, citing questions about his position on Israel, women’s issues and gays and lesbians. Boxer said she spoke with Hagel “extensively” by telephone last week and received a [...] [Read More]