Chris Murphy

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Several members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are among a group of federal lawmakers that met with President Barack Obama on Monday about his executive actions tightening the nation's gun laws.

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Connecticut’s U.S. Senators said the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill signed by President Obama last week could infuse about $1 billion into the state’s economy.

Senator Chris Murphy said the spending bill includes more money for Connecticut based defense contractors.

Sen. Murphy: US Should Declare War On ISIS

Dec 9, 2015
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In a speech at the Oval Office on Sunday, days after a couple in San Bernardino, California, killed 14 people in a mass shooting, President Barack Obama spoke out against the terrorist group that the couple had reportedly sympathized with, the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut have co-sponsored a bill that would increase security for the Visa Waiver Program.

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In the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris that left 129 people dead this month, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, along with Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer of New York, are trying to pass a bill that they say would prevent suspected terrorists in America from buying guns.