Richard Blumenthal

Chris Shays (file / credit: AP)

Report: Connecticut’s Chris Shays Moves Closer To U.S. Senate Run

It was a bitter defeat when Republican Rep. Chris Shays lost his Congressional seat in Fairfield County to Democrat Jim Himes during the 2008 Obama sweep.

08/10/2011

Rep. Christopher Shays speaks at a news conference - Washington, DC - Aug 6, 2008 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Chris Shays Reportedly Eyes Joe Lieberman’s Senate Seat

He was a popular Congressman ousted by Democrat Jim Himes, who won the seat in the President Barack Obama sweep in 2008.

07/29/2011

A close up of an adult female deer tick, dog tick, and a lone star tick are shown on the palm of a hand. (Photo By Getty Images)

U.S. Sen. Blumenthal Proposing Lyme Disease Legislation

The middle of summer is when incidences of Lyme disease are at their height, says Senator Richard Blumenthal. 

07/18/2011

Rudy Giuliani (credit: CBS 2)

Local Officials Express Admiration, Caution Following Osama bin Laden’s Death

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Americans have kept their promise after Sept. 11 to capture or kill Osama bin Laden.

05/02/2011

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

Mickey Rooney

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

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