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September 14, 2018

Blumenthal Again Complains of ‘Tainted’ Confirmation Process

by Peter Urban | Sep 14, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Congress | Courts | DC News Junkie | SCOTUS | White House

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal again sought to delay the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, complaining that the Judiciary Committee is failing to do a proper job of vetting as Republicans rush to approve President Trump’s nominee.

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September 12, 2018

East Haven Settles Sexual Harassment Case Against Mayor

by Jack Kramer | Sep 12, 2018 12:57pm
Posted to: Courts | East Haven

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EAST HAVEN, CT —A three-year-old lawsuit accusing East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. of sexually harassing a former town employee was settled right before the beginning of the trial Wednesday.

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September 11, 2018

Danbury Faction Asks To Keep 13 Endorsements

by Christine Stuart | Sep 11, 2018 2:21pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Danbury | Waterbury

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HARTFORD, CT — Thirteen candidates who were endorsed by the Danbury faction of the Independent Party are appealing a judge’s decision in an effort to get their names onto the ballot.

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Blumenthal To Join Lawsuit For Kavanaugh Documents

by Christine Stuart | Sep 11, 2018 1:15pm
Posted to: Congress | Courts | DC News Junkie | White House

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HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said he’s not accusing U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of lying to the Judiciary Committee, but the only way to know the truth about his time in the White House counsel’s office may be through a lawsuit.

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September 10, 2018

No Settlement; East Haven Mayor’s Sex Harassment Case Slated for Court

by Jack Kramer | Sep 10, 2018 1:20pm
Posted to: Courts | Equality | East Haven

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EAST HAVEN, CT (UPDATED 8 p.m.) — A three-year-old lawsuit that accuses East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. of sexually harassing a former town employee is going to trial this coming Wednesday.

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September 7, 2018

Kavanaugh Confirmation a Raucous Affair

by Peter Urban | Sep 7, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Congress | Courts | DC News Junkie | SCOTUS | White House

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U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh survived three days of confirmation hearings before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that were punctuated by protests from Democrats on the panel and protestors seated in the public gallery.

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OP-ED | Oh, It Can Still Get Much Worse

by Susan Bigelow | Sep 7, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Analysis | US Foreign Policy | Congress | Courts | Opinion | White House

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This is one of those weeks in which I’m amazed we’re not all out in the streets, shouting our heads off for the preservation of democracy and the republic. I guess we really do get the government we deserve.

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Senate Confirms Judge Dooley

by Peter Urban | Sep 7, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Courts | DC News Junkie

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The Senate this week, by voice vote, confirmed the Connecticut Superior Court Judge Kari Dooley of Newtown to serve as a judge for the U.S. District Court of Connecticut.

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August 31, 2018

Keeping Score

by Peter Urban | Aug 31, 2018 12:15am
Posted to: Congress | Courts | DC News Junkie | The Economy | Financial Sector | White House

How Connecticut’s congressional delegates voted on key legislation for the week ending Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.

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August 26, 2018

Women’s Equality Day Rally In Hartford Targets High Court Nominee

by Jack Kramer | Aug 26, 2018 1:16pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Courts | Election 2018 | Equality | White House

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HARTFORD, CT — Rallies were held in Hartford — and all over the country Sunday — to mark both Women’s Equality Day and a nationwide call to “Unite for Justice” and against President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh as a U.S. Supreme Court justice. 

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