WASHINGTON — His opponents may make it a campaign issue and he’s drawn fire from some constituents for the move, but Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s vote on the Iran nuclear deal hasn’t caused much of a backlash, analysts say.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday became one of the last U.S. senators to announce he will support a historic nuclear agreement between Iran and the United States and other industrialized nations.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, said Tuesday that after “diligently and carefully” reviewing the Iran nuclear deal, she’s ready to support it.
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WASHINGTON – With Sen. Richard Blumenthal emerging as a key swing vote on the Iran nuclear deal, Connecticut has become an advertising battleground for those at war over the agreement.
WASHINGTON – While President Obama was trying to sell the American public on a deal with Iran aimed at curbing that nation’s nuclear ambitions, Rep. Elizabeth Esty on Wednesday was receiving a very different message in Jerusalem.
WASHINGTON – Even as he’s stopped short of embracing the deal, Sen. Chris Murphy has become an ally in President Obama’s efforts to shore up Democratic support for a proposed Iran trade pact that’s become a punching bag for Republicans.
Washington – After some indecision, Sen. Chris Murphy has decided to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu’s speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — – Scandals that involved pricey outings to Scotland and elsewhere, paid for by notorious lobbyist Jack Abramoff, prodded Congress to implement tough new travel regulations — yet congressional travel is again on the uptick, and members of the Connecticut delegation have not been immune to offers of free trips.