Murphy Continues 'Connecticut In The Capitol' Series

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FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) is continuing his "Connecticut in the Capitol" video series. 

The initiative is a series of YouTube videos that highlight the state's historical connections to the U.S. Capitol Building. 

In the latest video, Murphy features the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the Capitol, which is home to the bust of Windsor's Oliver Ellsworth, author of the Connecticut Compromise and the third chief justice of the United States. Ellsworth also served as one of Connecticut’s first two U.S. senators.

"The Old Supreme Court Chamber is also the site of the historic Amistad case that ultimately freed nearly 40 individuals that were captured and sold into slavery," a press release said. "These individuals seized control of the schooner Amistad, which ultimately docked in Connecticut where they stayed while their fated was decided by the Amistad case."

The U.S. Supreme Court is across the street from the Capitol building. The new building was designed by Cass Gilbert, who is also responsible for the design of the New Haven Free Public Library and the Waterbury Municipal Complex, representatives said. 

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shouldn't he be spending his time solving our fiscal and international problems?

Oh, how we miss competence!

Yes I Have !!!!!! and ahead of time !!!!!! And You being a working guy if you have any money left living in CT !!!!!! Bet ya Murphy Hasn't !!!!

Murphy looks like he has the I.Q.of a tennis ball.

After reading your posts.. I don't think you need to be commenting on anyones IQ Robtard

He has no clue what to do.

murphy have you paid your Taxes??? When are you going to DO SOMETHING other than Grandstanding??????