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  • November 18, 2014
    The United States has a proud history of returning the bodies or remains of the men and women killed during combat to their loved ones at home and burying them with full military honors. For many parents, family members and friends, paying tribute at a gravesite to a loved one with the honor guard folding Old Glory and presenting it to the next of... Read More
  • November 18, 2014 — by Harriet Jones
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power told a Connecticut audience on Monday that she’s hopeful of meaningful cooperation with Senate Republicans as the Obama administration shapes its foreign policy. Power spoke in Stamford at the invitation of Senator Chris Murphy, who organized a conference with business leaders about trade... Read More
  • November 17, 2014 — by Senator Chris Murphy
    Fear sells. Throughout the fall, companies marketed "Ebola suits" and are having trouble keeping them in stock. Or you could go the do-it-yourself route, like the woman waiting to board a flight at Dulles airport with a homemade full-body hazmat suit. Meanwhile, fringe elements warn people to take their kids out of school, and avoid public transit,... Read More
  • November 15, 2014 — by Washington Post Editorial Board
    THE NATION relies on federal funding to build and maintain the roads, bridges, rails and other transportation infrastructure that Americans use every day. For the sake of the economy — and for the sanity of drivers, riders, bikers and even walkers — that federal contribution must be healthy and reliable. Instead, the last time Congress... Read More
  • November 13, 2014 — by Register Staff
    WASHINGTON >> Third Class Fireman Edwin Hopkins was killed in 1941 during the Japanese strike on Pearl Harbor, but his remains, designated as unknown by the Navy, are buried in a casket in Hawaii along with the remains of five other “unknown” veterans — and his family along with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and other officials... Read More
  • August 14, 2014 — by Karen Bartomioli
    EAST CANAAN — U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D) was knee-deep in manure this week. That’s not a polite way of saying he was in some kind of trouble. He really was standing in a vat of (partially composted) cow manure as part of a day at Freund’s Farm in East Canaan on Monday, Aug. 11. Matthew Freund, who had some past farm help... Read More