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Conn. Republicans Keep Arm's Length From Native Son Manafort

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Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, departs Federal District Court, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Washington.

Former Trump Presidential Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort started his political career as a teenager, working on his father's successful campaign for mayor of his hometown, New Britain. Now that he's on trial for multiple federal crimes, Connecticut Republicans appear to be distancing themselves from their native son.

As WSHU Public Radio’s award-winning senior political reporter, Ebong Udoma draws on his extensive tenure to delve deep into state politics during a major election year.