Politics

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. gives a thumbs up as he arrives on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP
March 26, 2020 - 11:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the massive $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic relief bill approved by the Senate will pass the House on Friday with “strong bipartisan support.” Pelosi spoke to reporters at the Capitol on Thursday a day after the Senate unanimously approved the...
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CDC Coronavirus containment guidelines, as posted at Hartford Public Library 3/6/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
March 15, 2020 - 9:55 pm
Schools. Work. Home life. Eating and drinking. Healthcare. Entertainment. It became clear this weekend that virtually no aspect of American life will go unaltered as state and national officials attempt to slow the progress of the agressively expanding Coronavirus, On Sunday, officials in...
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Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal
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AP
March 13, 2020 - 1:09 pm
U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, of Connecticut, called Friday on Congress to approve additional aid to help families weather the outbreak, such as paid sick leave and increased unemployment benefits.
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Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin briefs the public on city preparation for Coronavirus, 3/6/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
March 06, 2020 - 5:39 pm
The latest on COVID-19/ Coronavirus on a whirlwind Friday of briefings, news conferences and press releases; Mayor Luke Bronin spoke at Harford Public Library after a briefing with leaders from city government and the city's three major hospitals. Dr. Ajay Kumar, Executive V.P. of Hartford...
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File image of researchers developing test for COVID-19 virus.
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Dave Mager
March 06, 2020 - 12:51 am
While telling residents that they're not likely to become critically ill even if they acquire the COVID-19 Coronavirus, experts at a forum hosted by Quinnipiac University and the Town of Hamden say it's best to be prepared for possible disruptions at home, school and work. The Thursday night forum...
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Elizabeth Warren
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AP
March 05, 2020 - 10:58 am
Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her ``plan for everything'' and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday.
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Super Tuesday
Todd Feinburg
March 04, 2020 - 7:17 pm
Democrats have been looking to quietly stop Bernie Sanders from becoming their nominee while avoiding outrage from Sanders supporters. With Biden's super Super-Tuesday performance, it appears they've threaded the needle. We discuss with Tom Shattuck, senior editor of the Lowell Sun.
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Development of land near Dunkin Donuts Park will start this spring in "Parcel C."
RMS Companies
Dave Mager
March 04, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin is announcing a deal with Stamford based RMS Companies to develop several parcels around Dunkin' Donuts Park. Development wlll start this spring on "Parcel C," bordering Trumbull St. and Main St. Details on this first phase are being announced at an afternoon news...
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