Government & Politics

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says it’s a profound victory that a federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ruled that 200 Democratic members of Congress have legal standing to sue President Donald Trump. The ruling allows the Democrats to pursue their claim that President Trump violated the emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution.

Jessica Hill / AP

The two major party candidates running for governor in Connecticut clashed over how best to fix the state’s economy during their second televised debate last night.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

One day after winning big in a Democratic primary, Governor Cuomo says he received votes because he’s delivered on real issues that matter to people.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

More than 150 Democrats have formed a new caucus in Congress. It’s called the Expand Social Security Caucus. Connecticut Congressman John Larsen, one of the caucus leaders, says his party wants to protect the social safety net that comes out of workers’ paychecks.

Jessica Hill / AP

President Donald Trump has given his “total endorsement” to Connecticut’s Republican candidate for governor, Bob Stefanowski.