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March 27, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Will Congress Work Before November 2016?

by Jordan Fenster | March 27, 2015 5:00am

The first official entrant in the 2016 presidential Grand Prix started his engines this week. But if the pundits are right, he won’t be the first sitting legislator to seek the highest office in the land. Quite the opposite, six members of Congress so far have been said to be actively seeking the presidency, all running against each other.

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March 12, 2015

Poll Finds Connecticut Dems Still Like Hillary

by Christine Stuart | March 12, 2015 9:02am

Megan Merrigan file photo Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may be facing a Republican “feeding frenzy” in Washington, D.C., over her email server, but 53 percent of Connecticut’s Democratic voters support her bid for president, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.

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February 25, 2015

Merrill: Enough is Enough

by Christine Stuart | February 25, 2015 5:06pm

Christine Stuart photo One. That’s the number of people Secretary of the State Denise Merrill believes should be in charge of administering elections in each municipality.

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January 22, 2015

Commission: Lawmakers Should Get A Raise

by Hugh McQuaid | January 22, 2015 6:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo (Updated 4:29 p.m.) A state commission will recommend giving pay raises to elected officials, including the governor and members of the legislature, for the first time in 14 years.

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December 9, 2014

Malloy To Head DGA In 2016

by Hugh McQuaid | December 9, 2014 6:03pm

CTNJ file photo In 2016, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will become chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, the DGA announced Tuesday. Malloy will succeed Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who was elected the group’s 2015 chair.

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August 20, 2014

Biden Lauds Manufacturing, Raises Money In Connecticut

by Hugh McQuaid | August 20, 2014 3:41pm

Office of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Photo The United States is “on the cusp” of regaining its status as the world’s leading manufacturing country, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday during one of three stops in Connecticut.

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July 11, 2014

OP-ED | Hillary’s UConn Hypocrisyfest A Blessing in Disguise

by Terry Cowgill | July 11, 2014 5:30am

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UConn Foundation Has Become A Slush Fund For Frivolity, Shielded From Public Scrutiny

Why do people hate hypocrisy so much? After all, there are worse sins. Robbing a convenience store or gunning down a bunch of schoolchildren comes to mind, for example. Yet when public officials say one thing and do another, it gets the blood boiling like nothing else.

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April 24, 2014

Clinton Makes Participation Pitch to Millennials

by Megan Merrigan | April 24, 2014 12:00am

Megan Merrigan Hillary Clinton made her way to the University of Connecticut on Wednesday and encouraged students to be active members of the “participation generation.”

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