Updated at 10:42 p.m.
U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy of Connecticut left no doubt Monday that President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett M. Kavanaugh, will face a bruising confirmation battle. Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON — Connecticut’s Democratic senators differed on Wednesday over President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of U.S. foreign policy. Sen. Richard Blumenthal supported the move, but Sen. Chris Murphy said he’s concerned it might lead to new violence in the Middle East. Continue Reading →
President Donald Trump’s revival of a declaration that “both sides” were to blame for the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., has drawn swift rebukes from Connecticut members of Congress — and a growing number of their GOP colleagues. Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON — There aren’t likely to be many times Sen. Chris Murphy goes to the White House to help President Donald Trump promote policy, but Monday’s “Buy American” event was one of them. The president told Sikorsky executives he has three of the company’s choppers. Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON — Despite the advantage President Donald Trump’s political gaffes may give them, many Senate Democrats face tough re-elections next year, but Chris Murphy isn’t one of them. The senator, who is defending what is considered a safe seat, says he won’t begin running for re-election in earnest until next year and for now prefers to invest in grassroots activism instead. Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Murphy, in partnership with Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, has renewed a push for their proposal to raise the gasoline tax to shore up a transportation fund that will soon run out of money, threatening road and bridge projects in Connecticut and elsewhere across the nation. Continue Reading →