Chris Murphy

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

Murphy Calls For Economic Sanctions Against Russia

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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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