Politics

President Donald Trump arrives on Air Force One, Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., as he returns from Mar-a Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
AP
March 25, 2019 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Donald Trump, the fight over the "witch hunt" is only just beginning. Now that special counsel Robert Mueller's two-year investigation into Trump's campaign is over, it's being transformed into a rallying cry and a weapon for the president's re-election campaign. The...
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AP
March 24, 2019 - 10:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges Friday, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency but launching a fresh wave of political battles over the still-confidential findings. The...
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AP
March 16, 2019 - 7:50 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut lawmaker who supports eliminating the religious exemption from vaccinations for public school students is holding an informational forum on the science behind vaccines. Democratic Rep. Josh Elliott of Hamden says he's concerned the "pseudo-science" fueling fear...
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John Silva
March 15, 2019 - 9:45 am
(Bridgeport, Conn./WTIC) - The General Assembly is mourning the loss of one of its own. Bridgeport State Represenative Ezequiel Santiago has died at the age 45. The "Connecticut Post" reports the lawmaker died last night from a heart attack. In a statement today, Governor Ned Lamont praised...
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AP
March 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut judge has revoked the pension of former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez because of corruption convictions. Judge Cesar Noble in Hartford issued a ruling Tuesday citing the severity of Perez's crimes and his ``disdain for the public good.'' State law allows for the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019, photo, former Democratic Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke laughs as he is interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
AP
March 14, 2019 - 3:09 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke has told a Texas TV station that he's running for president in 2020. The former Texas congressman sent a text message to KTSM Wednesday afternoon confirming the news that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination. He wrote: "I'm really proud of...
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John Silva
March 13, 2019 - 10:27 am
(New Britain, Conn./WTIC) - New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart is scheduled to deliver her annual state of the city address tonight. The address is part of the regularly scheduled Common Council meeting. While sounding an upbeat tone in a post on her Facebook page this week, Stewart also suggested she'...
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In this March 8, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Economic Club of Washington in Washington. Pelosi is setting a high bar for impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he is "just not worth it" even as some on her left flank clamor to start proceedings (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP
March 12, 2019 - 12:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a high bar for impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he is "just not worth it" even as some on her left flank clamor to start proceedings. Pelosi said in an interview with The Washington Post that "I'm not for impeachment" of Trump. "...
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