<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut Political News, NY and CT Politics, and More]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usWed, 07 Dec 2016 03:42:51 -0500Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:42:51 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Donald Trump's Transition to the Presidency]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:32:16 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-624646258.jpg
Take a look at the latest news on Donald Trump's transition effort.

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<![CDATA[Biden Emotional at Cancer Funding Bill Partly Named for Son]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:34:15 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_16341007670452.jpg
A bipartisan bill to speed government drug approvals and bolster biomedical research cleared its last procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday in an emotional moment for outgoing Vice President Joe Biden.The...

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<![CDATA[Al Gore Has 'Extremely Interesting Conversation' With Trump]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:57:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_16340594702500.jpg
Former Vice President Al Gore met Monday with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower. Gore described the interaction as “an extremely interesting conversation,” NBC News reports.

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<![CDATA[Sarah Palin Warns of ‘Crony Capitalism’ After Trump Deal ]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:22:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/el-factor-palin.jpg
An unexpected dissenting voice came out Friday against a Trump administration brokered deal to keep a Carrier plant in Indiana and save around 1,000 jobs, NBC News reported.Former Republican vice presidential...

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<![CDATA[Who's Who in Trump's Brain Trust]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:18:59 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/223*120/trump-cab-adv-th.jpg
Here's a look at the people who will be closest to Donald Trump in the White House, his advisers and his picks for the top jobs in his administration. The nominees for Cabinet positions will need Senate...
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<![CDATA[Trump Names Panel of Executives to Advise on Private Sector]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:22:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-cancela-reunion-con-The-New-York-Times.jpg
The CEOs of General Motors, Disney and Wal-Mart are among those who will have Donald Trump's ear during his presidency.They are all part of the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, a group of CEOs, business...

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<![CDATA[State Rep. Betty Boukus Passes Away at 73]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:42:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/State+Rep.+Betty+Boukus.jpg
State Rep. Betty Boukus, who represented Plainville and New Britain, has died, the Connecticut House Democrats announced Friday. Gov. Dannel Malloy's office said she died this morning and he's issued a directive...

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<![CDATA[Trump Starts Victory Tour At Indiana Factory ]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:05:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NC_trump161201_1500x845.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump starts his victory tour at a Carrier plant in Indiana on Dec. 1, 2016, celebrating Carrier's decision to keep a thousand jobs slated for Mexico within the United States.]]>
<![CDATA[Commissioner of Department of Developmental Services to Leave]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:59:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Connecticut+State+Capitol+edited.jpg
The commissioner of the Department of Developmental Services is leaving. Gov. Dannel Malloy released a statement on Thursday, saying Morna Murray plans to leave early next year to pursue other...

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<![CDATA[Sarah Palin Interested in Trump Administration Job: Sources]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:51:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SarahPalin-AP_322537202252.jpg
Sarah Palin has been in touch with Trump transition officials about a role with the incoming administration, according to sources close to the former Alaska governor. While there is no confirmation what specific...

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<![CDATA[Linda McMahon Meets With President-Elect Donald Trump ]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:51:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Linda+McMahon+722.jpg
Linda McMahon, the one-time executive of Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment, and two-time Republican U.S. Senate candidate for Connecticut met with President-Elect Donald Trump Wednesday in New York at...]]>
<![CDATA[Analysis: Why Trump's Reliance on Debunked Theories Raises Concern]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:08:36 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/trump50.jpg
During his run for the White House, Donald Trump stirred up controversy with frequent, unsubstantiated attacks on everyone from his political rivals to foreign governments to news media outlets. Now, as NBC News

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<![CDATA[Trump to Kick Off 'Thank You Tour' Thursday: Source]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:58:22 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_16314285768609.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump is set to embark on a tour to thank supporters who carried him to the White House. A source in the Trump camp confirmed to NBC News Tuesday that Trump's "Thank You Tour" is set to...

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