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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:21 AM EDT

Primary Roundup: 2 GOP Senate Wins for Trump, Women Rising

Primary Roundup: 2 GOP Senate Wins for Trump, Women Rising

President Donald Trump backed two successful U.S. Senate nominees in Pennsylvania and Nebraska, which were among four states holding primaries Tuesday. The primaries began to settle swing state Pennsylvania's...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 02:12 PM EDT

Missouri Lawmakers Push Greitens Probe After Charge Dropped

Missouri Lawmakers Push Greitens Probe After Charge Dropped

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens no longer faces a felony charge stemming from an extramarital affair, but a legislative panel signaled Tuesday that it's pushing forward with its own expanded investigation into a...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 02:08 PM EDT

Governor Signs the Budget the General Assembly Approved

Governor Signs the Budget the General Assembly Approved

The governor has signed the budget that the General Assembly approved. Gov. Dannel Malloy signed Senate Bill 543 into law Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:51 PM EDT

First Lady 'Doing Really Well' After Kidney Procedure

First Lady 'Doing Really Well' After Kidney Procedure

President Donald Trump visited his wife, Melania, in the hospital Tuesday as she continues to recover after a kidney procedure. Trump said earlier Tuesday that the first lady is "doing really well" and that he...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 04:29 PM EDT

CIA Nominee Toughens Interrogation Stance, Picks Up Support

CIA Nominee Toughens Interrogation Stance, Picks Up Support

President Donald Trump's CIA nominee appeared to be on a path toward confirmation as she picked up support from key Democrats Tuesday and toughened her public stance against harsh interrogation. "With the...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 03:44 PM EDT

WH Staffer Remark on McCain Clouds Trump-Senate Lunch

WH Staffer Remark on McCain Clouds Trump-Senate Lunch

Last fall, when President Donald Trump headed to Capitol Hill for the Senate Republican lunch, he was feuding with the powerful chair of the foreign relations panel and tweeted that the man couldn't get elected...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 09:32 PM EDT

Judges Hear Arguments, Ask Questions in DACA Case

Judges Hear Arguments, Ask Questions in DACA Case

Federal appeals court judges appeared skeptical Tuesday of the Trump administration's claim that courts don't have the power to review the president's decision to end a program that shields young immigrants from...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 06:56 AM EDT

Glassman Wins Democratic Endorsement for CT's 5th District

Glassman Wins Democratic Endorsement for CT's 5th District

Former Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glassman has won the Democratic endorsement for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District.

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 10:05 PM EDT

Disgraced Ex-Texas Congressman Takes Lucrative Lobbying Post

Disgraced Ex-Texas Congressman Takes Lucrative Lobbying Post

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold has accepted a lucrative position lobbying for a port in his ex-Texas district — mere weeks after resigning in disgrace amid fallout from using public funds to settle...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:16 AM EDT

Bysiewicz to Become Lamont's Running Mate: Source

Bysiewicz to Become Lamont's Running Mate: Source

Gubernatorial candidate Susan Bysiewicz is dropping her bid in order to become Ned Lamont's running mate, a source close to Lamont told NBC Connecticut Political Reporter Max Reiss.

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28. Read more
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