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Justin Anderson
Justin Anderson for Congress photo
AP
August 19, 2020 - 8:25 am
Justin Anderson, a lieutenant colonel in the Connecticut Army National Guard, emerged as the winner Tuesday following a recount in a Republican congressional primary in which his opponent dropped out of the race following a domestic violence arrest.
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Rep. John Lewis (D/GA) in 2016.
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AP
July 18, 2020 - 12:16 am
ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement whose bloody beating by Alabama state troopers in 1965 helped galvanize opposition to racial segregation, and who went on to a long and celebrated career in Congress, died. He was 80. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirmed Lewis’ passing...
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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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AP
November 03, 2019 - 10:06 pm
Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation and Massachusetts Rep. Richard Neal want $4 million set aside so an iron sulfide that has caused homeowners' foundations in both states to crumble can be researched.
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the media at the Capitol Building September 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry today after allegations that President Donald Trump sought to pressure the president of Ukraine to investigate leading Democratic presidential contender, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, which was the subject of a reported whistle-blower complaint that the Trump administration has withheld from Congress. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
September 24, 2019 - 5:42 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- The views of some Democratic Connecticut members of Congress changed rapidly, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that an impeachment inquiry would begin. Shortly before the speaker's announcement, Hartford-area Congressman John Larson said he would advocate for an impeachment...
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AP
July 24, 2019 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former special counsel Robert Mueller has finished testifying before Congress. Mueller testified before two committees on Wednesday for more than six hours on his 448-page report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Mueller said the interference was not a hoax, and it was...
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AP
March 23, 2019 - 3:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General William Barr spent Saturday reviewing the special counsel's confidential report on the Trump-Russia investigation, but Barr's "principal conclusions'' summary for Congress was not coming for at least another day. No summary for Judiciary Committee leaders - or the...
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AP
January 25, 2019 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Yielding to growing pressure, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday appeared set to seal a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president's demands for money to build his long-promised wall at the U.S.-...
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AP
January 02, 2019 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee and incoming Utah senator, has quickly set himself apart from other Republicans in the new Congress with a blistering attack on President Donald Trump's leadership and character, triggering what could become a new rivalry in the GOP...
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