Elizabeth Esty

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U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, D-CT5, is hopeful that this week’s efforts by Congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act will be delayed.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said on Monday he believes there will be three Republican senators who will vote with Democrats to block the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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Wednesday will mark four years since the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. Since then, 120,000 Americans have lost their lives to gun violence.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty represents Connecticut’s Fifth District, which includes Newtown. She says those numbers are unacceptable.

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The two women on the Connecticut Congressional Delegation, Democrats Elizabeth Esty and Rosa DeLauro, say they are not giving up on efforts to get the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on gun control legislation. They were speaking at an event on Wednesday at the UConn Medical Center in Farmington, which was organized by Esty to mark a ‘National Day of Action’ to prevent gun violence.

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The sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives attracted the participation of all members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation, including Representative Elizabeth Esty, whose district includes Newtown.

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