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Connecticut Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy held a briefing on the Republican healthcare legislation that will be voted on later this week.

Blumenthal says he doesn’t expect the Senate GOP bill to pass because of its flaws. “It has been characterized as mean, but it is beyond mean. It is heartless, and a betrayal of trust to the American people.”

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Democrats in the U.S. Senate held a press conference in Washington on Tuesday on how the GOP healthcare bill would negatively impact their states, as well as the rest of the nation, as it comes to fighting the opioid crisis.

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The U.S. Senate narrowly voted on Tuesday to back President Donald Trump's plan to sell more than $500 million in precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia. The approval came despite a bipartisan effort by Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., to derail the deal.

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Connecticut’s two U.S. senators joined members of the state’s LGBTQ community and gun violence prevention advocates in marking the one-year anniversary of the Orlando nightclub shooting on Monday. Fifty people were killed and 53 injured in the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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Some Connecticut residents are speaking out against the Republican health care bill that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and is now before the U.S. Senate.

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