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The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a bill that would roll back regulations on gun silencers that have been on the books for 80 years.

Carolyn Kaster / AP

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.

Carolyn Kaster / AP

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.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation led the fight in Washington, D.C., this week to get federal lawmakers to take action on gun control measures following last Sunday’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. They’re working hard to convince their colleagues in Congress to act.

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In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama once again highlighted the grieving families in Newtown, Connecticut.

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