Steel strikes back against imports

The nation’s steel industry is under attack, and can’t compete with some key foreign manufacturers like China that have unfair advantage, a panel of experts told the Congressional Steel Caucus in

Blumenthal meets SCOTUS nominee Merrick Garland

It was Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s turn Wednesday to meet the Obama administration’s wandering Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland. He called the 63-year-old chief judge of the federal appeals court

And the Oscar goes to…

Here, you can filibuster and the orchestra won’t cut you off. It was indeed the best of both worlds this week for a handful of Connecticut lawmakers, who got their hands on Oscar without having to eat

Democrats create parody website for Shelton GOP lawmaker

Two can play at the game of cybersquatting. A GOP lawmaker who stockpiled the Internet domain names of political friends and foes is the target of a new parody website created by the state Democratic

Murphy, Blumenthal cite Hearst report in criticizing gun-maker lobby

Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal reacted strongly to a report that the Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation is outspending the National Rifle Association on lobbying, saying it

Blumenthal homeless vet bill gets boost from Schumer

With Veterans Day falling next week and winter approaching, Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s measure to help house homeless veterans got a boost from neighbor Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. “These are people

Murphy win: White House ends lethal aid to Syrian rebels

Sen. Chris Murphy scored something of a foreign policy victory Friday when the Obama administration adopted his position and halted the Pentagon’s $500 million program to train and equip Syrian

Esty tech-ed bill heads to president’s desk

Rep. Elizabeth Esty’s bipartisan measure to expand grants for technical education passed the House on Thursday and is heading to President Obama’s desk for enactment. The bill, co-authored with House