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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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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by Christine Stuart | July 18, 2016 4:00pm
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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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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by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2016 4:00pm
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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by Christine Stuart | July 12, 2016 10:23am
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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by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2016 2:29pm
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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by Max Moran | June 28, 2016 5:23pm
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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by Christine Stuart | June 27, 2016 5:30pm
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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by Christine Stuart | June 24, 2016 1:34pm
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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