Chris Murphy

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., says he’s still concerned about Donald Trump’s approach to diplomacy with China, despite pushback from the Republican president-elect’s transition team.

Over the weekend Murphy criticized Trump on Twitter for going against diplomatic precedent and speaking by phone with the president of Taiwan.

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Connecticut’s two U.S. senators, both Democrats, are calling on the incoming Trump administration to make good on its promise to have a massive national infrastructure improvement program.

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Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are concerned that Donald Trump is appointing his campaign CEO Steve Bannon as White House chief strategist and senior counselor.

Senior Senator Richard Blumenthal says it’s wrong for Trump to give a position of authority to Bannon, who is the chairman of the controversial Brietbart News website.

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According to an e-mail obtained and released by WikiLeaks, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., was one of 39 possible candidates considered as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

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Members of the Connecticut delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia took part in a gun control rally Tuesday morning. U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., told the participants he’s happy they are keeping up the pressure on making gun safety an issue in the presidential campaign.

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