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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says states need more federal funding to prevent Russian interference in the 2020 presidential election.

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Longtime Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim faces a Democratic primary challenge Tuesday as he seeks a seventh term in office. 

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The Hartford Foundation has donated $1 million to the effort to bring one of the 2020 presidential debates to the Connecticut capitol city.

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Democratic candidates for mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, faced off in a debate Friday on Yale’s campus to a packed room of more than 200 people.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is continuing to offer his views in the national debate about gun control. He’s asking Democratic presidential candidates to endorse four gun control measures previously adopted in New York.