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Entries Categorized as 'National Politics'

Mattei: GOP Congress In Corrupt Exchange With Gun Industry

February 15th, 2018 · 22 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Statement from Chris Mattei, Democratic candidate for Connecticut Attorney General: Yesterday, 17 children were killed when large bullets ripped through their bodies. 17 families were shattered. The Parkland community was devastated. Our country was hurled into yet another well of grief. And, in Connecticut, we were visited again by the trauma of Sandy Hook and […]

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OIB Poll: The Shutdown Villain

January 21st, 2018 · 9 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

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Thousands Rally To Empower Women

January 20th, 2018 · 7 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From Clarice Silber, CT Mirror: A year after thousands of Connecticut marchers took to the streets wearing pink hats and carrying homemade signs of resistance in the first Women’s March in Hartford, residents returned Saturday to again issue calls for action–this time to empower women at the ballot box.

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Political Avalanche, Trump-Bannon Snowball Fight

January 4th, 2018 · 13 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Good day to heave snowballs. It was just a matter of time, right? The White House Circus carries on … From The New York Times: President Trump excommunicated his onetime chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, from his circle on Wednesday, ending for now a partnership of convenience that transformed American politics while raising questions about […]

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Dems Call Republican Tax Plan A Scam, Ransom Payment To GOP Donors, Bad For Connecticut

December 20th, 2017 · 26 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Congressman Jim Himes asserts the Republican tax plan that will likely be signed into law this week will bloat the federal debt, raise the cost of living in Connecticut, lower property values and suppress home ownership.

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Thank You, Ms. Vito; Thank You, Alabama

December 13th, 2017 · 89 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events

Birmingham, Montgomery, Selma. Sanity prevails.

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The Politics Of Race

November 19th, 2017 · 4 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Colin McEnroe, who appears weekdays from 1 to 2 p.m. on WNPR-FM (90.5) writes about the disingenuous leanings of the two major political parties when it comes to fielding candidate diversity.

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Q Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Background Checks For Gun Purchases, Oppose GOP Tax Plan, Back Special Counsel

November 15th, 2017 · 6 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From Q Poll: In the wake of another massacre, American voters today support 95 – 4 percent, including 94 – 5 percent among voters in households where there is a gun, universal background checks for gun purchases, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today.

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