Murphy hopes Congress can find a compromise on immigration reform, arguing that a ‘lack of order at the border affects us in Connecticut.’
Opponent Leora Levy calls him “out of touch,” but Sen. Richard Blumenthal is promoting his legislative history as he runs for reelection.
The CT senator wants to ‘defy the odds’ in a midterm year by protecting Democrats’ majorities and creating a path for more gun-related bills.
The Senate’s Electoral Count Act reforms bill, which CT Sen. Chris Murphy worked on, has bipartisan support. But the House’s version doesn’t.
Advocates want the Senate to go beyond the new gun safety bill and renew a federal assault weapons ban. But passage remains a challenge.
Kahn, a justice on the CT Supreme Court, largely avoided tough questioning from Republicans, who focused their attention on another nominee.
Merriam, a federal district court judge, is one of two Connecticut nominees appointed by President Joe Biden to sit on the 2nd Circuit.
The survey found Richard Blumenthal, a two-term Democrat, leading Leora Levy 49% to 36%, with 10.5% undecided and 5% preferring someone else.
The Senate will likely start voting this week on Sarah Merriam’s confirmation. CT’s senators hope to take up Maria Kahn’s nomination soon.
Insurers cited the end of enhanced federal ACA subsidies as the reason for rate hikes. But Congress was ready to pass a 3-year extension.
There are statewide primaries for secretary of the state, treasurer and U.S. Senate, a race enlivened by the late interest of Donald J. Trump.
CT Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal hope to insert at least some child care investments into the bill over the weekend.
After Republicans unexpectedly blocked the PACT Act last week, the Senate passed the veterans’ bill, which now heads to President Joe Biden.
Leora Levy’s recent attacks on Themis Klarides energized a GOP primary made up of candidates who differ on abortion, guns and Trump.
Democrats sought voting rights safeguards in the Electoral Count Act reform bill, but hope the compromise will help in the 2024 election.