Senator Chris Murphy: Congress Making It Easier for the Mentally Ill to Commit Murder
In opposing Republicans’ decision to rescind a federal rule preventing the mentally handicapped from obtaining a gun, Senator Chris Murphy (D., Conn.) yesterday equated mental illness with a tendency toward violence:
The one thing Congress has done on guns since …
Do Democrats Still Think the NRA’s Clout Is a Charade?
Senator Chris Murphy, Connecticut Democrat, April 11, 2013:
The NRA’s Supposed Clout Is a Charade
He was right in one sense; the NRA doesn’t spend as much as its rivals. It just gets more for its money, it seems.
Above, the illustration …
Obama Falling in Connecticut, but GOP Not Capitalizing Yet
In Quinnipiac’s Connecticut survey, the good news for Republicans is that the news for Obama is bad. The bad news for Republicans is that the news for Democrats is good.
Connecticut voters are divided 48 – 48 percent on President Barack Obama’…
Rep. Chris Murphy, Heartbroken Over Justin Bieber
Just think, Connecticut citizens. With luck, you may have this man as your next senator!
Connecticut Congressman Chris Murphy had a case of Bieber fever, but he’s feeling much better now.
Here’s where the story begins. Murphy, who …
Coming GOP Wave May Reach Far Inland in Connecticut
Republican challenger Sam Caligiuri has opened a lead outside the margin of error and appears poised to defeat incumbent Congressman Chris Murphy. A four day tracking poll of 911 likely voters in the Fifth Congressional District shows Caligiuri inching …
I Thought Northeastern Republicans Were Extinct
Is it possible that Richard Blumenthal isn’t the only Connecticut Democrat who needs some help from a presidential visit right now?
Today the Caligiuri Campaign released poll results showing that Sam Caligiuri, the Republican Nominee for Congress (CT-5), …
Could Connecticut See a Competitive Senate Race?
Connecticut’s Senate race is one that wasn’t expected to be competitive for Republicans; this is a pretty deep-blue state. And yet Quinnipiac finds Chris Shays — hardly a conservative favorite during his years in the House — running …
No Senate Bid for Connecticut’s Joe Courtney
The Democratic field for Senate in Connecticut is looking a bit clearer:
Congressman Joe Courtney said Monday he would not run for U.S. Senate in 2012. “I have decided to focus on my work as a congressman and will decline …
How Rough Will Connecticut’s Senate Primary Get?
Meanwhile, up in Connecticut:
United States Representative Christopher Murphy will announce Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate from Connecticut in 2012, Daily Ructions has learned. Murphy’s declaration follows by one day incumbent Joseph …
After Four Years, Chris Murphy Finally Creates Some Jobs, Sort Of
Hey, who says Democrats don’t have a jobs program? A reader in Connecticut sends along this flyer:
Good paying jobs, too!
Of course, I was reminded of this line . . .
Michael Corleone: I saw a strange thing today. Some rebels …