Hours before the opening of a new elementary school in Newtown to replace the one where a lone gunman killed 26 people nearly four years earlier, Connecticut’s two U.S. senators said Friday action on gun control will probably not come until after the November elections.
PHILADELPHIA — Bill Clinton ambled onto the Democratic National Convention stage Tuesday night like a man dropping in on old friends, walking from one side to the other, drinking in the applause. He came to put a fresh spin on an old story, a tale that began in Connecticut. It was about the day in 1971 he met a girl.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy condemned the Republican ticket of Donald J. Trump and Mike Pence as bullies in a speech Monday night to the Democratic National Convention, winning cheers by noting Connecticut welcomed the Syrian refugee family Pence turned away from Indiana.
PHILADELPHIA — Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sought unity on the opening day of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, but the long, bitter primary race between the Democratic candidates and the insurgent nature of the Sanders campaign would not be erased in one evening.