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July 29, 2016

OP-ED | State GOPers Run Away From ‘Banana Republicans’

by Terry Cowgill | July 29, 2016 5:30am

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While Connecticut Democrats came away largely satisfied and united as their national party’s convention ended this week, many of their Republican counterparts were grinning and bearing it the week before, as the GOP convention delegates adopted one of the most socially conservative platforms in memory and many key speakers attacked Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton rather than say anything nice about their own guy, Donald Trump.

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Hillary Clinton: ‘We Are Stronger Together’

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2016 12:00am

C-SPAN It took a half-hour, but Hillary Clinton seemed to hit her stride Thursday night in accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination for president when she started talking about the economy and contrasting her campaign with the one being run by her Republican opponent.

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July 27, 2016

Connecticut Takes Center Stage On Gun Safety At The DNC

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2016 11:00pm

C-SPAN U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, who demanded a vote on gun violence prevention legislation for 15 hours in the Senate in June, got his five-minutes in the spotlight Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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July 26, 2016

Connecticut Delegates Say Platform Will Help Unite Party

by Christine Stuart | July 26, 2016 12:10pm

Courtesy of Nancy DiNardo Connecticut delegates supporting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said they are happy with what is being touted as the “most progressive” Democratic Party platform in history.

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July 25, 2016

Protesters Take To The Streets At DNC

by Tom Sofield and Erich Martin | July 25, 2016 9:58pm

Tom Sofield, LevittownNow.com for CTNewsJunkie PHILADELPHIA — The heat and high humidity didn’t stop thousands of protesters from taking to the streets of Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention.

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Connecticut Governor Gets 10-Minutes On National Stage

by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2016 7:16pm

C-SPAN Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got a chance Monday to talk to Democrats from across the country at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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Malloy to Speak at DNC Tonight; Convention Gets Started Under Cloud of Chairwoman’s Resignation

by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2016 5:30am

Screenshot The Democratic Party’s National Convention in Philadelphia could get off to a rocky start today following DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s decision to step down amid the release of thousands of leaked emails showing the party favoring Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders.

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