Sen. Joe Lieberman

Rep. Jim Himes and Sen. Chris Murphy hold discussion on curbing gun violence Jan. 17, 2013 (credit: Rep. Himes Twitter)

Conn. Elected Officials Hold Panel Discussion On Curbing Gun Violence

Also Thursday, it was announced that newly retired Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman will serve as an adviser to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund’s transition team.

01/17/2013

House Speaker John Boehner, left, and President Barack Obama (credit: Getty Images)

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Quickly Closing In And Washington Lawmakers Nowhere To Be Found

President Barack Obama was to return to Washington on Thursday after cutting short his Christmas vacation in Hawaii. The Senate will be in session. But so far the House of Representatives has no plans to meet.

12/26/2012

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre holds a news conference at the Willard Hotel December 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NRA Stands By Call To Have Armed Guards In Every School; Lawmakers Pounce On Comments

The issue of gun control was again a hot topic on the Sunday morning news programs, more than a week after one of the worst mass school shootings in U.S. history.

12/23/2012

People gather outside the White House to participate in a candle light vigil to remember the victims at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Call For Tougher Gun Laws In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

Lawmakers said meaningful action in the wake of last week’s elementary school shooting must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with individuals suffering from serious mental illness.

12/17/2012

A sign for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is seen on a telephone pole in the business area of Newtown, Connecticut, on December 15, 2012.  (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Renew Call To Restore Federal Assault Weapons Ban Following Newtown School Massacre

While Mayor Bloomberg said it is right for President Obama to console the grieving in Newtown, on the assault weapons ban he says it’s time for the president to stand up and lead.

12/16/2012

Gov. Chris Christie campaigns with Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMahon Oct. 22, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Campaigns With Linda McMahon In Close Connecticut Senate Race

The Stamford rally was Christie’s first of three campaign appearances with McMahon, who is in a battle with Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy for the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Joe Lieberman.

10/22/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (credits: Chris Murphy for Senate, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

Connecticut Senate Candidates Face Off In First Debate

The hour-long debate, which aired on the public affairs program “Face The State,” featured some sparring over the top issue in the race, the economy.

10/07/2012

Linda McMahon (credit: Getty Images), Rep. Chris Murphy (credit: chrismurphy.house.gov)

McMahon Cruises To Victory In Conn. GOP Primary

Well, it’s on to November in Connecticut, with Republican Linda McMahon hoping the second time’s the charm in her quest to win a U.S. Senate seat.

08/14/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (file / credits: Office of Chris Murphy, Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Poll: Murphy, McMahon Lead In Connecticut U.S. Senate Race

According to the new Quinnipiac University poll, former WWE executive Linda McMahon has a commanding 59 to 33 lead over former Rep. Chris Shays in the fight for the Republican nomination to replace the retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman.

06/06/2012

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

King Refuses To Meet With Colombian Prostitute In Secret Service Scandal

Rep. Peter King said that a meeting with the woman, identified by her lawyer as Dania Londono Suarez, is “simply not necessary.”

05/14/2012

People vote in Milford, CT (file / credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Some 17-Year-Olds In Connecticut Will Get To Vote In Primaries

In Connecticut, if you will be 18-years-old by the general election on November 6, you are eligible to preregister and vote in the primaries.

04/13/2012

Linda McMahon (file / credit: Richard Messina-Pool/Getty Images)

Poll: McMahon Leads Shays In Conn. U.S. Senate Race

A new poll shows former wrestling executive Linda McMahon still leading in Connecticut’s Republican Senate primary, but former Rep. Chris Shays has gained some ground and fares better against potential Democratic challengers in a general election.

03/22/2012

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

Fmr. Rep. Chris Shays Announces U.S. Senate Run

Shays, who spent two decades in the U.S. House, comes into the race facing a very tough fellow Republican contender.

01/25/2012

Man Working From Home (file / credit: clipart.com)

Blumenthal, Lieberman Want End Of Double Taxation For Telecommuters

A lot of people in Connecticut and other states work out of their home offices for companies located across state lines, in New York, for example.

11/09/2011

Linda McMahon announces her candidacy for U.S. Senate - Southington, CT - Sep 20, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hil)

New Poll Shows Linda McMahon Running Strong

Early numbers from Public Policy Polling show her blasting former U.S. Rep. and fellow Republican Chris Shays by a margin of 60 to 27 percent.

10/04/2011

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