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Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 06:08 PM EDT

Congress Has Ambitious Agenda Tackling Health Care Costs

Congress Has Ambitious Agenda Tackling Health Care Costs

Lawmakers are trying to set aside their irreconcilable differences over the Obama-era Affordable Care Act and work to reach bipartisan agreement on a more immediate health care issue, lowering costs for...

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 05:58 PM EDT

Interview: Kamala Harris on Race and Electability in 2020

Interview: Kamala Harris on Race and Electability in 2020

Kamala Harris can't forget the older black woman she met in Iowa while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama before the state's 2008 caucus. "I remember her saying to me, 'They're...

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 06:11 PM EDT

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Defends Border Conditions

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Defends Border Conditions

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President...

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 12:30 PM EDT

South Carolina Is Sunday Focus for Sparring Biden, Harris

South Carolina Is Sunday Focus for Sparring Biden, Harris

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has apologized for comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in his early days in the U.S. Senate and says he now understands that his remarks could have...

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 11:26 AM EDT

Face the Facts: Rethinking the Criminal Justice System

Face the Facts: Rethinking the Criminal Justice System

Criminal justice and changing the way we view those who have committed a crime...Connecticut is now considered a national leader in this area. From sentencing to the way we handle ex-offenders, many states view...

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 11:10 AM EDT

Emergency Medical Workers Want a Voice at State Capitol

Emergency Medical Workers Want a Voice at State Capitol

Emergency medical workers say they want a greater voice at the state Capitol after being left out of a key benefits bill.

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 06:54 AM EDT

UK's Top Diplomat in US Blasts Trump in Leaked Memos

UK's Top Diplomat in US Blasts Trump in Leaked Memos

The U.K.'s top diplomat in the U.S. views President Donald Trump as "inept," "insecure" and "incompetent," according to leaked diplomatic cables. Kim Darroch, Britain's ambassador to Washington, D.C., made the...

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 02:58 PM EDT

Lembo Says Connecticut on Track for $701 Million Surplus

Lembo Says Connecticut on Track for $701 Million Surplus

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo says Connecticut is on pace to end the last fiscal year with a $700.9 million surplus.

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 01:46 AM EDT

A Matter of Faith: Democrats Embrace Religion in Campaign

A Matter of Faith: Democrats Embrace Religion in Campaign

When 10 Democratic presidential candidates were pressed on immigration policy during their recent debate, Pete Buttigieg took his answer in an unexpected direction: He turned the question into a matter of...

Friday, Jul 5, 2019 at 05:42 PM EDT

Some Big Farms Collect Big Checks From Trump Aid Package

Some Big Farms Collect Big Checks From Trump Aid Package

When President Donald Trump's administration announced a $12 billion aid package for farmers struggling under the financial strain of his trade dispute with China, the payments were capped. But many large...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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