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Elizabeth Esty

Bipartisan Group Urges Pentagon Chief To End Contracts With Russian Firm

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

By Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers who oppose the Pentagon's dealings with Russia's state-owned arms ex...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Democrats Renew Calls For Gun Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Democratic lawmakers is seeking to revive stalled gun control efforts on Capitol Hill, after President Barack Obama pledged i...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Connecticut Lawmakers Vow To Reverse 'Shame' Of Gun Control Failure

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Elizabeth Esty spent the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, in a Boston briefing for newly elected members of Congress until a phone call interru...

Sandy Hook to DC: 26 Cyclists, 400 Miles, 3 ½ Days of Inspiration

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact
Mary Ann West

Team 26 is wearing Sandy Hook green jerseys that Rider #26 Chris McDonnell added the words and symbols: Hope, Peace, Love. This is all part of the Newtown Effect, and the message continues to spread.

Moms Take the Hill Day

Shannon Watts | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Shannon Watts

On Wednesday, March 13, the day before the three-month anniversary of the tragedy in Newtown, I will travel to Washington, DC, and join mothers from more than 30 states for Moms Take the Hill Day.

Exploitive Newtown Facebook Pages Stir Controversy

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

Facebook officials have agreed to take down some unofficial tribute pages for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting after Connecticut ...

America's Broken Hearts

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Our nation's children and families have suffered enough broken hearts. We are determined that children get a vote on common-sense gun safety measures to protect them from guns. Take action with us.

Paul Blumenthal

These Democrats Just Love This Super PAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In another sign of the close ties between super PACs and elected officials, seven newly minted Democratic House members appear in a prom...

This Senate Seat Was Not for Sale

Mary Ann West | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Bridgeport, Conn. -- While attending the return watch party for (CT-D 4th) Congressman Jim Himes, the crowd is huddled around several TVs with cheers ...

Connecticut Ticking Down to the November Election

Mary Ann West | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Although the outcome of the Connecticut primary elections normally draws a yawn, it was not surprising that both party-endorsed favorites won the nod for the soon to be retiring U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman's seat.

Campaign Finance in Connecticut's Fifth District

Brett Arends | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Brett Arends

When John Roberts and the Supreme Court imposed the Citizens United decision on America two years ago, they told us not to worry. How's that working out? For an example, look no further than Connecticut House District 5.