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  • Republican gubernatorial candidates take part in debate

    Republican gubernatorial candidates take part in debate

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-07-19 09:47:25 GMT
    Four of five Republican candidates for Connecticut governor took part in a debate Wednesday at Fairfield University.Four of five Republican candidates for Connecticut governor took part in a debate Wednesday at Fairfield University.

    Four of five Republican candidates for Connecticut governor took part in a debate Wednesday at Fairfield University.

    Four of five Republican candidates for Connecticut governor took part in a debate Wednesday at Fairfield University.

  • Himes to endorse Matt Blumenthal in 147th District race

    Himes to endorse Matt Blumenthal in 147th District race

    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:56:11 GMT
    A Democratic candidate for State Representative is receiving some major support.A Democratic candidate for State Representative is receiving some major support.

    A Democratic candidate for State Representative is receiving some major support. 

    A Democratic candidate for State Representative is receiving some major support. 

  • 12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

    12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:25:23 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:04:56 GMT
    12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

    The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.

    The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.

  • CT senators to rally against Trump’s SCOTUS nomination

    CT senators to rally against Trump’s SCOTUS nomination

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:52:25 GMT
    The senators will announce their fight to block the nomination on the stairs of the state capital.The senators will announce their fight to block the nomination on the stairs of the state capital.

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Sen. Chris Murphy are expected to hold a rally Friday opposing the Supreme Court justice nomination.

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Sen. Chris Murphy are expected to hold a rally Friday opposing the Supreme Court justice nomination.

  • Democratic candidates battle during first debate for governor

    Democratic candidates battle during first debate for governor

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:51:32 GMT
    Debate topics included gun reform, education, taxes and how to keep people in Connecticut.Debate topics included gun reform, education, taxes and how to keep people in Connecticut.

    The Democratic debate for governor kicked off Thursday night between Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim.

    The Democratic debate for governor kicked off Thursday night between Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim.

  • First selectman race neck-and-neck in New Canaan

    First selectman race neck-and-neck in New Canaan

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 1:13 AM EST2017-11-08 06:13:39 GMT

    With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Republican candidate Kevin Moynihan edged Democrat Kit Devereaux by just 33 votes -- but that total didn't include absentee ballots in the race for first selectman in New Canaan.

    With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Republican candidate Kevin Moynihan edged Democrat Kit Devereaux by just 33 votes -- but that total didn't include absentee ballots in the race for first selectman in New Canaan.

  • VIDEO: New Canaan First Selectman Debate

    VIDEO: New Canaan First Selectman Debate

    Saturday, October 21 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-10-21 16:51:31 GMT
    News 12 Connecticut has debates for races this upcoming election.News 12 Connecticut has debates for races this upcoming election.

    Meet the candidates in New Canaan's First Selectman race in this debate, hosted by News 12's John Craven. 

    Meet the candidates in New Canaan's First Selectman race in this debate, hosted by News 12's John Craven. 

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    Experts speculate on who will succeed Gov. Malloy

    Experts speculate on who will succeed Gov. Malloy

    Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.

    Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.

    Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.

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    Blumenthal, Murphy host forum on fate of Planned Parenthood

    Blumenthal, Murphy host forum on fate of Planned Parenthood

    Connecticut's two senators were among leaders who hosted a forum on the fate of Planned Parenthood in Stamford Thursday, even as President Donald Trump moved to defund the organization.Connecticut's two senators were among leaders who hosted a forum on the fate of Planned Parenthood in Stamford Thursday, even as President Donald Trump moved to defund the organization.
    Connecticut's two senators were among leaders who hosted a forum on the fate of Planned Parenthood in Stamford Thursday, even as President Donald Trump moved to defund the organization. Supporters said they had gotten a bit of a victory a few weeks ago when the Republicans' bill to undo the Affordable Care Act failed to come to a vote. On Thursday, however, the president signed a new law that allows states to block some federal money to the organization. Despite the president's acti...
    Connecticut's two senators were among leaders who hosted a forum on the fate of Planned Parenthood in Stamford Thursday, even as President Donald Trump moved to defund the organization. Supporters said they had gotten a bit of a victory a few weeks ago when the Republicans' bill to undo the Affordable Care Act failed to come to a vote. On Thursday, however, the president signed a new law that allows states to block some federal money to the organization. Despite the president's acti...
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    Rep. Himes holds town hall meeting in Bridgeport

    Rep. Himes holds town hall meeting in Bridgeport

    Rep. Jim Himes held a town hall meeting in Bridgeport Wednesday night to hear residents' concerns.Rep. Jim Himes held a town hall meeting in Bridgeport Wednesday night to hear residents' concerns.

    Rep. Jim Himes held a town hall meeting in Bridgeport Wednesday night to hear residents' concerns.

    Rep. Jim Himes held a town hall meeting in Bridgeport Wednesday night to hear residents' concerns.

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    Gov. Malloy announces he won't seek re-election

    Gov. Malloy announces he won't seek re-election

    Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday he won't seek a third term. 

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday he won't seek a third term. 

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    Gov. Malloy unveils deep spending cuts, new taxes in budget

    Gov. Malloy unveils deep spending cuts, new taxes in budget

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled almost $200 million in new taxes and fees in his budget presentation Wednesday afternoon, along with a dire warning for state workers.Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled almost $200 million in new taxes and fees in his budget presentation Wednesday afternoon, along with a dire warning for state workers.

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled almost $200 million in new taxes and fees in his budget presentation Wednesday afternoon, along with a dire warning for state workers. 

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled almost $200 million in new taxes and fees in his budget presentation Wednesday afternoon, along with a dire warning for state workers. 

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