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Himes to hold town hall meetings on deficit

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U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Greenwich, is planning to hold a series of town hall meetings later this month throughout the Fourth District to gather input from constituents on how to reform federal spending and reduce the deficit. “Our country faces serious fiscal challenges that become more serious each and every day,” Himes said in a […] [Read More]
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Blumenthal, Dem. Senators warn Facebook

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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and three other senators sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, warning him to stop plans to “reveal sensitive personal information about its 147 million American users, making them easy targets for fraud, theft and abuse,” the foursome said in a release. [Read More]

Murphy gains endorsements from Jepsen, Merrill, Lembo

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Congressman Chris Murphy (D-5) announced today that Attorney General George Jepsen, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and State Comptroller Kevin Lembo have endorsed his candidacy for U.S. Senate. Murphy is opposed so far by former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz. Fellow Congressman Joe Courtney announced last week that he will not be seeking […] [Read More]
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Jim Himes no match for Watson; other politics news

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In a way, U.S. Rep. Jim Himes was in a no-lose situation. Sure, Himes was unlikely to hold his own against IBM super-computer Watson last night in a ‘Jeopardy’-style trivia contest in Washington. But then again, neither did a panel of past Jeopardy champions led by Ken Jennings duiring a competition last month. It was […] [Read More]
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Malloy and Christie go to Washington

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Days after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took verbal shots at Gov. Dannel Malloy, there’s a good chance the two will meet face to face this weekend at the National Governors’ Association conference. Christie serves on the executive committee of the NGA so maybe he can personally give Malloy that governor’s owners manual. Malloy is […] [Read More]
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Politics coverage today

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Here’s a rundown of today’s politics coverage. It’s highly recommended reading given that it touches on everything from Gov. Malloy’s war of words with Chris Christie to Dick Blumenthal’s appearance in Danbury and even an update on a soon-to-be vacant seat in the state House of Representatives. Leading off, Malloy and Christie exchanged jabs on […] [Read More]
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Malloy vs. Christie: Whose side are you on?

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With Gov. Malloy and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie trading barbs this morning on national TV over taxes and government spending, we want to know what you think: Who do you think has a better approach to the role of government and taxes?online survey [Read More]
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Tom Foley’s endless campaign

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Greenwich businessman  Tom Foley’s gubernatorial campaign may have come to an end after losing by a narrow 5,000 votes in November, but that’s not stopping him from continuing to campaign for his Republican brethren. He sent this email out Tuesday afternoon urging supporters to get out and vote in districts where there are special elections: […] [Read More]
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