Politics

Mayor Luke Bronin at Hartford Public Library, Oct., 2019
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
January 06, 2020 - 8:48 pm
Luke Bronin, 40, has been sworn in for his second term as Mayor of Hartford. He took the Oath of Office Monday night at a City Hall ceremony. Emphasizing Hartford's "heart, and passion, and creativity and hard work," he promised to continue to focus on building a better future for the city. He also...
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A boy carries a portrait of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in the U.S. airstrike in Iraq, prior to the Friday prayers in Tehran, Iran, Friday Jan. 3, 2020. Iran has vowed "harsh retaliation" for the U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed Tehran's top general and the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
AP
January 03, 2020 - 10:07 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran promised to seek revenge for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed the mastermind of its interventions across the Middle East, and the U.S. said Friday that it was sending thousands more troops to the region as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing...
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AP
January 01, 2020 - 4:49 am
The latest batch of new laws will take effect in the new year. They include an expanded sales tax, mental health parity requirements for insurers and the latest effort to combat blight.
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Vote Tally on the first Article of Impeachment
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AP
December 18, 2019 - 9:46 pm
President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. The historic vote split along party lines, much the way it...
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From left House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters, D-Calif., Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal and Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Adam Schiff, D-Calif., unveil articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP
December 11, 2019 - 5:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, declaring he “betrayed the nation” with his actions toward Ukraine as they pushed toward historic proceedings that are certain to help define his presidency and shape the 2020 election. The...
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