Government & Politics

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Congressman Jim Himes says he’s confused by President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would work with China to create jobs for the Chinese phone maker ZTE.

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Former Simsbury First Selectwoman Mary Glassman won the Democratic Party’s endorsement to run for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District seat Monday night. The seat is being vacated by U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, who is not seeking re-election.

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The New York State Assembly is set to interview potential replacements Tuesday for former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who resigned May 8 in a domestic violence scandal. Governor Cuomo is also trying to put his stamp on the selection process.

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The Connecticut General Assembly ended its 2018 legislative session early Thursday morning. Lawmakers are congratulating themselves because they passed a new budget without raising taxes.  

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Disgraced former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was known as a long-time champion of women’s rights. That’s why leaders of women’s groups are still trying to make sense of the allegations that he was a serial domestic violence abuser.  

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