Politics

Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
October 24, 2019 - 9:23 pm
They share borders, policy challenges and the occasional snowstorm. Now, every few months, the governors of the three Southern New England states share a conference room. Thursday at Rhode Island College in Providence, Gov. Ned Lamont (D-CT), Gov. Gina Raimondo (D-RI) and Gov. Charlie Baker (R-MA)...
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AP
October 23, 2019 - 7:54 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Final legal arguments have been made in a court case concerning the recent Democratic mayoral primary in Bridgeport. News 12 reported Wednesday that Superior Court Judge Barry Stevens expects to make a decision by next week about whether to delay next month's general...
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Dave Mager
October 23, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) believes President Trump is prematurely celebrating the "success" of his Syria policy. In one of several dramatic developments today in Washington, D.C., Trump announced he will lift sanctions on Turkey, saying the NATO ally has agreed to permanently stop fighting Kurdish...
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Photo by WTIC's Will Purcell
AP
October 03, 2019 - 7:42 pm
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut lawmaker who co-chairs the General Assembly's Public Safety Committee has been suspended from his leadership post after being arrested on a drunken driving charge. Democratic Rep. Joe Verrengia of West Hartford, a retired sergeant from his city's police...
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A White House-released rough transcript of President Donald Trump's July 25, 2019 telephone conversation with Ukraine's newly elected president Volodymyr Zelenskiy, released Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Wayne Partlow)
AP
September 25, 2019 - 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than once, President Donald Trump brought up how much the U.S. has done for Ukraine. Time and again, he asked Ukraine's president for help. There was no explicit quid pro quo in Trump's half-hour phone call with Volodymyr Zelenskiy last July. But it wouldn't have been a...
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