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Friday | Roll Call

Imperfect People Get Elected to the Senate

In the heat of the campaign, it can be easy to disqualify or dismiss candidates based on unsettling, or sometimes unseemly, revelations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures, Senator Al Franken, Al Franken

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Roll Call

Politics, Not Policy, Shape Bridge Over Highway Cliff

Thursday will see this year's most consequential vote in the once-mighty House Ways and Means Committee - to propose one of the more assertive legislative punts in recent memory.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Bob Corker

Tue Jul 08, 2014

AlertNet

U.S. senators say federal action may be needed to curb 're-homing'

U.S. lawmakers said on Tuesday that the federal government may have to take a stronger role to stop parents from transferring custody of their adopted children to strangers they meet on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Connecticut, Connecticut Government, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Free Republic

State law means names of state employee fraudsters stay secret

The state employees were disciplined for lying to get money through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, an extension of food stamps available to poor residents who lost food or income in September 2011 after Hurricane Irene hit here as a tropical storm.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

With highway fund running dry, DOT and Congress look for revenue

Usually, the department reimburses states for transportation projects upon request.

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Related Topix: US News, 9, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Corker

The Hartford Courant

Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project

A hydropower proposal on the Farmington River in Collinsville was cited as an example for Connecticut and the nation Tuesday as federal, state and local officials announced an important step forward for the project.

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Related Topix: Collinsville, CT, US Politics, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Canton, CT, Avon, CT, Burlington, CT

Mon Jun 30, 2014

It's Relevant

Video: HUD Awards $30 Million To Revitalize Washington Village

"Today I'm proud to announce that we're awarding a $30 million implementation grant to Norwalk to help bring this vision to life."

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Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Wed Jun 18, 2014

News 4 Jax

Lawmakers question culture change at GM

VIOLENCE CHARGES, BUT THIS DEVELOPMENT COULD CHANGE EVERYTHING. SHAWN LEY, LOCAL 4. Steve: IGNITIONS AND POLITICIANS DOMINATED THE HEADLINES TODAY AS GM CEO TESTIFIES ON CAPITOL HILL.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Murphy, Democrat, US Politics, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Hybrid, Chevrolet Impala, Sedan, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Colorado, Truck

Sun Jun 15, 2014

The Day

No messing with First Amendment

The Senate has taken up a bill that that would amend the Constitution in order to restore the regulation of campaign spending that was largely undone by two Supreme Court decisions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives, US Supreme Court

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