Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal react to story on National Shooting Sports Foundation.

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:
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

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
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
A screen shot taken July 14, 2015, of LifeZette, a new online venture of Connecticut native and conservative commentator Laura Ingraham.

Conservative by way of CT: Laura Ingraham launches media start-up

Laura Ingraham has a new slant on media bias. The Connecticut-raised conservative commentator and fill-in for Bill O’Reilly debuted a new media start-up Tuesday, LifeZette. The website is curated with
State Rep. David Arconti

State rep. Arconti to focus on energy costs, Candlewood Lake

State Representative David Arconti (D-Danbury) has been appointed to serve on The Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference’s Energy and Environment Committee through 2016. According to

Linda McMahon swings from a bungee cord

Yes, this is me! Truly having fun with my grandchildren! This was just before the zip line. #brave #grandmother pic.twitter.com/AiC3HrLxLX — Linda McMahon (@Linda_McMahon) July 8, 2015 Linda McMahon
President Barack Obama

White House aims to extend overtime protections to five million

A new White House plan to extend overtime protections for workers could benefit up to 40,000 full-time salaried workers in Connecticut and five million nationwide in its first year. President Barack