Politics

AP
July 15, 2018 - 8:43 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Not only are a lot of candidates for Connecticut governor this year, but some of them are also already spending a lot of money. Five Republicans and two Democrats have qualified to appear on the Aug. 14 primary ballot. While some are participating in the public campaign...
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AP
July 15, 2018 - 8:13 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Candidates for governor will be asked what Connecticut should be doing to address the challenges of climate change. A coalition of state environmental groups, which includes the Connecticut Sierra Club chapter, 350 CT and the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters, is...
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AP
July 13, 2018 - 4:33 pm
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on President Donald Trump to cancel his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, now that charges have been filed against 12 Russian intelligence officers for alleged hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.
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AP
July 13, 2018 - 8:20 am
The two Democratic contenders for Connecticut governor sparred in their first primary debate Thursday over who is the best candidate for working people and the state's struggling cities, and whether Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim should even be running for governor, given his felony corruption...
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AP
July 11, 2018 - 2:47 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (WTIC and AP) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, a New Britain native, has said in monitored jail phone calls that he's being treated like a ``VIP'' while behind bars. Special counsel Robert Mueller's office made the...
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Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
Emily Archacki
July 11, 2018 - 11:15 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTIC) – Protesters gathered on Elm Street in downtown New Haven Tuesday night, voicing their concerns over the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Protests occurred right outside the steps of New Haven Superior Court, not far from Yale...
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July 10, 2018 - 9:16 am
President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has ties to Connecticut, beyond the state's Senators both promising to vote no on his appointment.
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