Richard Blumental

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Most CT lawmakers opposed bill that reopened government

WASHINGTON — Saying the deal was not good for Connecticut, most Connecticut lawmakers on Monday voted against a short-term spending bill that will reopen the government. The Connecticut Democrats who opposed the CR said it failed to fund programs important to the state and to protect young undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers.” But it did authorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as HUSKY B in Connecticut, for six years. Continue Reading →

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An unlikely postscript to two expensive, bitter campaigns

The black SUV glided to a stop Friday outside a factory off I-91 in Hartford’s industrial North Meadows. Out popped Linda McMahon. Waiting was a smiling Richard Blumenthal, a man she branded a liar in a $50 million campaign for U.S. Senate in 2010. “Nice to see you!” McMahon said. “Where is Sen. Murphy?” That would be Chris Murphy, the man McMahon opposed two years later, also at a cost of $50 million. He was coming. Continue Reading →

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