Chris Murphy

New England News
8:21 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Murphy Calls For Economic Sanctions Against Russia

Connecticut U.S. Senator Chris Murphy is calling for economic sanctions against Russia in response to its military presence in Crimea.

The Connecticut Post reports that Murphy told a gathering of Ukrainian-Americans on Saturday that refusal by the U.S. to participate in the planned Sochi summit of the eight wealthiest nations would send a strong message.

He also said the U.S. could cut off discussions on new trade agreements and suspend all current economic trade with Russia.

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New England News
8:55 am
Tue February 19, 2013

VP Biden to give address on gun violence in Conn.

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Vice President Joe Biden will be in Connecticut this week for a discussion on gun violence hosted by some of the state's Congress members.

Biden is expected to deliver the keynote address at the conference on federal efforts to curb gun violence.

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