Rep. Jim Himes voted again to support President Obama on trade fast track.

Himes again votes for trade fast track

For the second time in a week, Rep. Jim Himes voted in favor of giving President Obama unfettered fast-track authority to negotiate a controversial trade deal with 11 Pacific rim trading partners –
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With Sen. Murphy’s support, FCC votes to add broadband in ‘reboot’ of Lifeline

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to begin the process of tweaking its Lifeline Assistance program to include broadband, a reform Sen. Chris Murphy pushed for with legislation
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2 more years? Labriola picks up unlikely endorsement in state GOP race

Connecticut’s top Republican, Jerry Labriola Jr., is distancing himself from what his surrogates characterized as a rogue YouTube video urging GOP leaders to stay the course and re-elect him as party
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal is co-sponsoring bill on military sexual assault.

Senate to vote on military sexual assault bill

The Senate votes today on legislation to overhaul prosecution of sexual assault crimes in the military, taking the decision out of the chain of command and handing it over to independent uniformed
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Murphy pushes amendment to bar combat troops from Iraq

Sen. Chris Murphy on Monday pushed an amendment that would bar the use of American combat troops to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria, with several exceptions. Murphy, a member of the Senate Foreign
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Foley: voters should be able to remove Malloy from office

If only the voters of Connecticut could have a mulligan, Republican Tom Foley says he’d relieve Gov. Dannel P. Malloy of his duties. Foley, ending a self-imposed media blackout in his home state since
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Exclusive: Texas makes a play for GE

Not everything is bigger in Texas. Promising a smaller tax bill and hinting at a Brink’s truck of economic incentives, the Lone Star State is attempting to make its way to the front of the pack of
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Blumenthal calls on FRA to enforce looming deadline for positive train control

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging the Federal Railroad Administration to enforce the Congress-mandated December 31 deadline for installing Positive Train Control technology — a deadline the vast
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