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Mariano Cardoso (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Governor Joins Fight To Keep Student From Being Deported To Mexico

Governor Dannel Malloy has joined the grass-roots campaign to stop federal officials from deporting 23-year-old Mariano Cardoso.

04/25/2011

A Purple Heart is seen on the uniform of Army Spc. William Haywood of the Delta Company of 1st Brigade of 10th Mountain Division at Walter Reed Army Medical Center - Washington, DC - Jul 25, 2008 - Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Praises New Purple Heart Criteria

Under the new rules of the Army, soldiers suffering traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, during roadside bombings are now eligible to be awarded the Purple Heart.

03/22/2011

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Mickey Rooney Tells Senate Of Years Of Elderly Abuse

There was gut-wrenching testimony Wednesday from long-time actor Mickey Rooney — the victim of what he said was terrible elder abuse.

03/02/2011

Rep. Chris Murphy is seen in his official headshot - File / Photo: Office of Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy Wants Joe Lieberman’s Senate Seat

Lieberman said Wednesday that he won’t seek a fifth term.

01/20/2011

Richard Blumenthal celebrates his victory over Linda McMahon in the U.S. Senate race - Hartford, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images

CT’s Richard Blumenthal Looks Ahead to U.S. Senate

Now with a firm grip on the job he has long aspired to, Richard Blumenthal heads to the U.S. Senate when the new Congress begins its session in January.

12/23/2010

The collapsed roof of the Metrodome is shown in this aerial view in Minneapolis on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. The inflatable roof of the Metrodome collapsed Sunday after a snowstorm that dumped 17 inches on Minneapolis. No one was hurt, but the roof failure sent the NFL scrambling to find a new venue for the Vikings' game against the New York Giants. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Connecticut AG Wants Giants Game On Television

Connecticut’s attorney general wants football fans in his state to be able to watch the game between the Vikings and Giants.

WFAN–12/13/2010

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AG Blumenthal Rips Fees Linked To ‘Kardashian Kard’

Keeping up with the Kardashians can get pretty expensive – especially when using the new pre-paid credit card recently unveiled by sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloe.

11/27/2010

Governor-Elect Dan Malloy is seen with running mate Nancy Wyman arrive for a news conference - Hartford, CT - Nov 8, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

CT Governor-Elect Dan Malloy Talks State’s Future

The secretary of the state is scheduled to formally certify the Nov. 2 elections at her Capitol office today, a day before the deadline set by state law to do so.

11/24/2010

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Better Business Bureau Changes Ratings System

Criticized by the CT’s AG for a system that he called pay for play, said it’s abandoning a practice that awarded rating points simply because a business was accredited.

11/19/2010

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Better Business Bureau Accused Of Pay-To-Play Scheme

Connecticut’s attorney general is pushing the Better Business Bureau to stop what he calls a play-to-play system that rates BBB members better than nonmembers.

11/12/2010

New York Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo (Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Will Andrew Cuomo Seek The Presidency?

Andrew Cuomo just smiles at the question: Will you run for president? The Gov.-elect, still nearly two months before he takes office, can’t really avoid the plot line.

11/07/2010

Richard Blumenthal campaigns in Middletown, CT - Nov 1, 2010 - AP Photo/Stephan Savoia and Linda McMahon is seen after voting in Greenwich, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Blumenthal Takes Out McMahon In Conn. Senate Battle

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was elected to the Senate on Tuesday in a bruising cage-fight of a campaign against pro wrestling mogul Linda McMahon, extending the Democrats’ hold on the seat.

11/02/2010

Blumenthal (L), McMahon (R) (Photo/AFP/Getty Images)

Blumenthal, McMahon Stump For Last-Minute Votes

Democrat Richard Blumenthal and Republican Linda McMahon traveled across the state on Monday to meet with committed supporters in their Senate race.

11/01/2010

Connecticut Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon, left, is escorted away from protesters, rear left and far right, by campaign traveling press secretary Jodi Latina during a campaign stop at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Skirmish Breaks Out At Linda McMahon UConn Visit

A new poll shows Democrat Richard Blumenthal still leading Republican Linda McMahon in Connecticut’s Senate race, but the gap appears to be closing.

11/01/2010

President Barack Obama makes a final get-out-the-vote push for Democratic candidates, Attorney General Dick Blumenthal, running for U.S. Senate, left, and Rep. Jim Himes, D-Ct., right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama Makes Get-Out-The-Vote Push At Conn. Rally

President Barack Obama told voters in Bridgeport that in three days they could set the direction of Connecticut and the nation for years to come.

10/30/2010

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