Joe Biden's likely pick for education secretary helped create a mandated, statewide minority-studies course that "analyze[s] how race, power, and privilege influence group access to citizenship, civil rights, and economic power."
Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D., Conn.) announced on Monday her retirement from Congress in the wake of revelations that she kept a senior staffer employed for three months after learning he sexually harassed and threatened to kill another co-worker.
The Hartford Courant, the largest newspaper in Connecticut, called on Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D., Conn.) to resign Friday over allegations she kept her chief of staff Tony Baker on the payroll for three months after finding out he left a voicemail threatening the life of one of her former female aides.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D.) came out this week in support of a push for lawmakers to strike any mention of the National Rifle Association from state statutes, saying that the Second Amendment group has "in essence become a terrorist organization."