Former Attorney General Eric Holder told a crowd of attorneys gathered in Hartford Thursday night that democracy will survive should its people band together and fight for those most in need.
Senate easily confirms Durham for CT U.S. Attorney
WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed John Durham as Connecticut’s new U.S. Attorney on a unanimous vote late Thursday. “John Durham is a fierce, fair prosecutor,” Connecticut’s Democratic senators said.
Blumenthal says he’d rather be a senator than the nation’s top cop
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday he’s honored by speculation he’d be considered to replace retiring Attorney General Eric Holder, “but I’m even more honored to serve as senator for the people of Connecticut.”
Clemency program could help hundreds of CT prisoners
Washington – Within hours of Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement of a new clemency program for nonviolent prisoners, Bridgeport Attorney Frank Riccio was flooded by calls from family members of the incarcerated who were seeking help.
Blumenthal asks Justice Dept. to investigate GM
WASHINGTON — In an escalating fight with General Motors, Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined other Democratic senators Friday in asking the Justice Department to investigate the automobile maker for allegedly delaying a recall of millions of cars that had faulty ignition switches, a defect that has been linked to 13 deaths.