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Capitol Avenue: Friends In High Places

President Joe Biden, right, shakes hands with Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont at a rally for Democrats in Hartford, Conn., Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.
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President Joe Biden, right, shakes hands with Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont at a rally for Democrats in Hartford, Conn., Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

Connecticut could dodge raising taxes and keep a surplus in its next two-year budget while dealing with a pandemic. Governor Ned Lamont says that's far more likely now that Joe Biden is president.

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.