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Malloy moves town hall meetings

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Several of the scheduled town hall meetings Gov. Dannel Malloy is holding to present his budget have been relocated to larger venues. Here is the updated information: UPDATED INFORMATION: LOCATIONS FOR SEVERAL UPCOMING GOV. MALLOY TOWN HALL MEETINGS MOVED TO NEW VENUES Venues for the following municipalities have been relocated: Stamford, New Haven, Greenwich, Manchester, […] [Read More]

Murphy picks up endorsements from rest of Conn. House Delegation

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U.S. Representative Chris Murphy (D-5) continues to pick up steam in his run for U.S. Senate. Murphy, who hopes to take the seat of the retiring Joseph Lieberman, gained endorsements from his fellow members in the Conn. House delegation on Tuesday. Jim Himes (D-4), Rosa DeLauro (D-3), Joe Courtney (D-2) and John Larson (D-1) all […] [Read More]

Gov’s aide to Philly Inquirer: Malloy and Christie a clash of styles

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The ongoing back-and-forth between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie took another turn on Sunday in the pages of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Inquirer’s Trenton bureau reporter Matt Katz examined the tongue-lashings that the Garden State’s brazen governor has given to his colleagues, a style that is unlike many other […] [Read More]

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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