WASHINGTON (AP) — To supporters of the child tax credit, there has always been an "aha moment" — the recognition that as little as a few hundred dollars a month could be life-changing.
WASHINGTON (AP) —
The House overwhelming passed a bill Thursday to provide $1 billion for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system as Democrats moved to quash criticism from Republicans that their party is wavering in support of Israel.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bipartisan proposal in the U.S. House would ban the farming of mink fur in the United States in an effort to stem possible mutations of the coronavirus, something researchers have said can be accelerated when the virus spreads among animals.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:
ABC’s “This Week” — Army Gen. Scott Miller, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan; White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients; Gov.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — One of Connecticut’s legendary music clubs is reopening after a year-long closure due to the pandemic, with the help of the federal government.
Toad’s Place celebrated with its first live music, a jazz duo, Friday along with Sen.
Congress has repealed a mandate that would have required the government to sell a mysterious piece of land in Long Island Sound that for years has housed a government animal disease research facility...
U.S. Reps. John Larson and Jim Himes were reelected and three colleagues in Connecticut's all-Democratic delegation were facing Republican challengers as votes continued to be counted early Wednesday in an election that saw Democratic Vice President Joe Biden win the state's presidential Congressional members around New England are reacting to the death of their colleague, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, of Georgia, a civil rights icon who died Friday at age 80...
Congressional members around New England are reacting to the death of their colleague, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, of Georgia, a civil rights icon who died Friday at age 80...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Reps. Joe Courtney and Jahana Hayes added their names Friday to those supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
The announcements mean all five members of Connecticut's all-Democratic delegation are now on the record saying they will vote in favor of impeachment.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The majority of Connecticut's all-Democratic delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives plans to support articles of impeachment announced Tuesday against Republican President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wielding control of the House and a new set of investigative powers, Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office...
WASHINGTON - Connecticut’s all-Democratic delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives have supported Rep. Nancy Pelosi as their leader in the past, but now some of those loyalists are giving that support a second thought.
New legislation is being proposed to allow federal disaster relief aid to homeowners for fallen trees and debris.
In the aftermath of the May 15 tornadoes and macrobusts in western Connecticut, many homeowners got a rude awakening that they would get no assistance from FEMA to clear debris.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman facing deportation to Bangladesh has been granted a reprieve by federal immigration officials after supporters went on a hunger strike...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are traveling to Texas to meet with migrant families being held in detention facilities.
Democratic U.S. Reps. Joe Courtney, Rosa DeLauro, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty announced Thursday they will join more than 20 other members of Congress making the trip.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats and moderate Republicans may not be able to vote on immigration reform bills this month, but that doesn’t mean they’ll soften their stance on President Trump’s get-tough border policies.
In Washington, geographic loyalty goes only so far. In hiring a press secretary, a House member or senator generally looks for prowess in putting the lawmaker before cameras, trying for the right quotes in the right newspapers, and bookings on CNN and MSNBC.
Sixty-one students in Connecticut have accepted appointments to one of the nation’s four service academies, according to the state’s all-Democratic congressional delegation.
“It is cruel, it is inhumane and it is heartless.’’
And Rep. Rosa DeLauro was only warming up.
At an Appropriations subcommittee hearing last week, DeLauro, D-Conn., let loose on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over Trump administration-proposed budget cuts.
DERBY-Tears flowed, anguish creased faces and pleas for help filled the room.
They came from people like Amanda Diaz. who works a 40-hour week while taking care of two young children and a sick mother; Crisann Keeney, a former nurse left disabled; Ebony Gattison, who recently graduated from a Griffin Hospital training program and Roger Martin, who said he lost a six figure job and is at the end stages of glaucoma.