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July 19, 2016

Blumenthal, Bridgeport Discuss Police & Community Relations In Wake of Shootings

by Jack Kramer | July 19, 2016 5:30am

It seems like a day doesn’t pass without another incident in which either a black man or a police officer has been shot.

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OP-ED | Candidates Must Commit to Saving Social Security

by Nora Duncan | July 19, 2016 5:30am

There is a pressing need for our presidential and congressional candidates to declare a commitment toward updating and saving Social Security. Doing nothing to keep Social Security strong and solvent is not an option. If our nation’s leaders don’t act, future retirees could lose up to $10,000 a year.

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July 18, 2016

Republican Asks Democratic Incumbent For A Campaign Loan

by Christine Stuart | July 18, 2016 4:00pm

Courtesy of his campaign Connecticut Republicans are poised to pick up some seats in the General Assembly this year, but an email by one of their Congressional candidates Friday may summarize how difficult it is to be a Republican in Connecticut.

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July 15, 2016

OP-ED | Sanders Delegates Fight for Public Education and Civil Rights in Democratic Platform

by Sarah Darer Littman | July 15, 2016 8:00am

While Bernie Sanders supporters mourn his endorsement of Hillary Clinton, they should take real comfort that his delegation helped public education activists make an impact on the Democratic Party platform.

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July 13, 2016

Loss of Insurers Doesn’t Threaten Health Exchange, But Is A ‘Great Wakeup Call’

by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2016 4:00pm

Christine Stuart file photo Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace shrank by 50 percent, but Access Health CT CEO James Wadleigh said he’s not panicking.

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July 12, 2016

Pelto Seeks Green Party Nomination In 2nd Congressional District

by Christine Stuart | July 12, 2016 10:23am

CTNewsJunkie file photo Jonathan Pelto, a former state representative and education blogger, said Tuesday that he will seek the Green Party’s nomination to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney.

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June 29, 2016

Democrats in Congress Vow To Continue Fight For Gun Control

by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2016 2:29pm

Christine Stuart photo Democrats in Congress are in the minority, but they are banking on an assumption that the American public backs their gun control proposals.

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June 28, 2016

DeLauro Continues Push For Vote on Gun Control

by Max Moran | June 28, 2016 5:23pm

Christine Stuart file photo Congress may be in recess until July 5, but that’s not stopping U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro from calling upon Republican leadership in the House to allow a vote on gun control.

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June 27, 2016

Immigration Protest Shuts Down Main Street In Hartford

by Christine Stuart | June 27, 2016 5:30pm

Christine Stuart photo Immigration activists caught the Hartford Police Department by surprise Monday when they unfurled a bright orange banner across Main Street in Hartford around 4 p.m. and shut down traffic for about 45 minutes.

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June 24, 2016

After Sit-In, Connecticut Democrats Say They Remain Committed

by Christine Stuart | June 24, 2016 1:34pm

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, who was responsible for planning the 25-hour sit-in this week on the floor of the U.S. House, said it started after a chat with Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia.

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