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Blumenthal corruption bill gains more support

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Republican Senator Scott Brown, of Massachusetts, has joined Conn. Senator Richard Blumenthal in sponsoring a bill that would strip members of Congress of their federal pensions if they commit corruption, even if they have left the Capital. The bill, called the Congressional Integrity and Pension Forfeiture Act, is also sponsored by Republican Senator Mark Kirk […] [Read More]
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Himes co-hosts “Squawk Box”

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Democrat Jim Himes co-hosting “Squawk Box” from 8 to 9 am with NJ Republican Scott Garrett, fellow House Financial Services Committee member. Andrew Ross Sorkin, author of “Too Big to Fail,” also to appear on the show. [Read More]
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A Northeast presidential super-primary?

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Well, it’s not exactly a super-primary. Still,  now that New York has moved its 2012 presidential primary to April 24, 2012 — joining Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware — that date might have a little more appeal to presidential candidates. Of course, it also means that New York, with a rich supply of delegates, will be the […] [Read More]
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Malloy to Christie: ‘It’s not about who has the bigger belt’

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The ongoing TV feud between Gov. Dannel Malloy and his New Jersey counterpart Chris Christie took yet another entertaining turn Friday, when Malloy took an apparent swipe at Christie’s weight. Malloy appeared on the show Friday at 9:30 to talk about the state’s budget deal, which passed the state legislature at 2:30 a.m. and gave […] [Read More]
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