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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Plum Island: Sens. Gillibrand and Schumer reintroduce legislation to prevent sale

New York Senators, Kirsten Gillibrand, Charles E. Schumer  and Connecticut Sens. Richard Blumenthal  and Chris Murphy announced the reintroduction of the Plum Island Conservation Act, legislation that would More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
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Connecticut: Democrats Ned Lamont, Chris Murphy polling strong

A new Gravis poll shows that Democrat Ned Lamont leads Republican Bob Stefanowski by nine percentage points in the Connecticut governor’s race. For Senate, Chris Murphy holds a strong lead over the GOP candidate, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Despite Trump’s executive order, Democrats still angry over immigration, detention

President Trump’s executive order reversing the law causing the separation of illegal immigrant parents from their children was immediately condemned Wednesday by Connecticut Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Bernie Sanders, Mike Lee, Chris Murphy Introduce War Powers Resolution to End Unauthorized U.S. Military Involvement in Yemen

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced Wednesday a bipartisan joint resolution to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities between the Saudi-led coalition and the More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Rand Paul and Al Franken join forces in attempt to block Saudi arms sales

By invoking the Arms Export Control Act of 1976, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Al Franken (D-MN) forced a vote last week on blocking a portion of new weapons sales to Saudi Arabia More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director, but Chuck Schumer lost credibility for reneging on ‘the deal’

The Senate confirmed Representative Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) to lead the CIA in the closest confirmation vote for the Trump cabinet members with the two Democratic Senators from Connecticut delayed by the weather. With More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Saudi Arabia arms sale halted: Rand Paul applauds decision but says ‘it is only a drop in the bucket’

A bipartisan group of US Senators, who have been very outspoken over U.S. participation in Saudi Arabia’s military actions in Yemen, have applauded a recent decision by the White House  to halt some military More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 18th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton ad, Democrats, Florida’s Bob Graham call on Donald Trump to release his tax returns

Democratic allies are stepping up their battle with Donald Trump over his tax returns, launching a new attack ad blasting the Republican nominee for not releasing the documents while pushing a pointed piece of legislation More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Senate follows Orlando terrorist attack with vote on gun laws, limits on second amendment

The U.S. Senate will vote on four new gun proposals Monday after Muslim terrorist Omar Mateen murdered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando and injured many others. These are the amendments to a Justice Department More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Ted Cruz bashes Obama administration on Omar Mateen, ISIS, Democrat’s filibuster on gun control

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) lashed out at Senate Democrats on Thursday over a 15-hour filibuster to demand action on gun safety measures instead of focusing on terrorism and fighting jihadists like Omar Mateen. Check out More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 21st, 2013
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Sens.Udall, Lee, Murphy and Paul introduce bill to keep federal agencies from funding military operations in Syria

In a bipartisan effort Thursday, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Mike Lee (R-UT), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced legislation to prohibit the President from using any funds on activities More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
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Menendez-Corker bill, which would authorize the Obama administration to supply arms to Syria’s rebels, passes easily in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

The Syria Transition Support Act, aka the Menendez-Corker bill, passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee easily Tuesday with a vote of 15-3. The bill, co-introduced by the committee’s chairman Sen. Robert More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy signs new expanded gun controls into law

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a new set of gun control reforms into law on Thursday, less than 12 hours after the Connecticut state legislature approved the legislation in a late-night session. Dannel More...

By Judy Aron On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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Town Halls Or Dog And Pony Shows? Video Chris Murphy on gun control

Recently in CT we have had a spate of “Town Halls” from our Congressional “Representatives”. Sen. Chris Murphy, Rep. Elizabeth Esty, Rep. Jim Himes et al. came out to be among the “folks” More...

By Judy Aron On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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Senator Chris Murphy Supports Professional Killers VIDEO

What Senator Murphy clearly states is that he believes only professionals should have military style assault weapons with 30 round magazines…. He said any gun that is made to kill does not belong in the hands More...


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