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Jahana Hayes and Manny Santos came out of their respective primaries on Tuesday and will go head-to-head for a 5th District Congressional seat. (WFSB) Jahana Hayes and Manny Santos came out of their respective primaries on Tuesday and will go head-to-head for a 5th District Congressional seat. (WFSB)

Former teacher of the year, Meriden mayor both a step closer to Congress

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It's down to a former teacher of the year recipient and a former mayor in the race for the Congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Elizabeth Esty.

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Lamont defeats Ganim, Stefanowski receives presidential endorsement Video included

Ned Lamont and Bob Stefanowski will go head-to-head in the governor's race in November. Ned Lamont and Bob Stefanowski will go head-to-head in the governor's race in November.
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The hotly-contested race for governor in Connecticut has boiled down to two candidates.

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Hayes, Santos both vying for 5th Congressional District seat Video included

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Candidate Jahana Hayes, who was also named 2016 Teacher of the Year, won the Democratic primary for the 5th Congressional District.

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Stefanowski declared winner in GOP primary for governor Video included

Bob Stefanowski won the GOP primary for governor on Tuesday (WFSB) Bob Stefanowski won the GOP primary for governor on Tuesday (WFSB)
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After a contentious race, businessman Bob Stefanowski was declared the winner in the Republican primary for governor on Tuesday.

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Ned Lamont wins Democratic primary for governor Video included

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A winner for the Democratic primary election was chosen on Tuesday evening.

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Some polling places report problems on primary day

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Primary Day got off to a rocky start in a few polling locations Tuesday.

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Hundreds of thousands register to vote before Tuesday's primary election Video included

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Monday was the last day for voters to register for the primary elections, and hundreds of thousands did just that before the deadline.

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GOP candidates make final campaign push ahead of primary

The GOP candidates debated at Channel 3 studios last week (WFSB) The GOP candidates debated at Channel 3 studios last week (WFSB)
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Tuesday's primary is just around the corner, and the field of candidates for governor will get a lot smaller after that.

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Lamont, Ganim make final push as primary election nears

Ned Lamont and Joe Ganim made the final push before the primary election on Tuesday (WFSB) Ned Lamont and Joe Ganim made the final push before the primary election on Tuesday (WFSB)
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It’s down to the wire as Tuesday’s Primary Election is just hours away. The candidates for governor are still looking for votes, as the race could be decided by only a few votes.

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Experts weigh in on how effective TV campaign ads are

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For anyone who has been watching television over the past few weeks have probably seen the campaign advertisements from time to time.

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GOP candidates discuss tolls, state income tax in Ch. 3 debate Video included

The GOP candidates for governor faced off in a debate on Channel 3 Wednesday (WFSB) The GOP candidates for governor faced off in a debate on Channel 3 Wednesday (WFSB)
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The GOP candidates for governor faced off in a debate on Channel 3 Wednesday afternoon.

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Ganim touts years of service, Lamont not bothered by being an outsider

Ned Lamont and Joe Ganim faced off in a debate on Channel 3 Tuesday afternoon (WFSB) Ned Lamont and Joe Ganim faced off in a debate on Channel 3 Tuesday afternoon (WFSB)
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The August primary is a week away, and on Tuesday the Democratic candidates for governor faced off in the Channel 3 debate.

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Economy took center stage at Republican gubernatorial debate Video included

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Connecticut's economy was the topic of discussion during a Republican gubernatorial debate on Monday night. 

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Trump appears to change story on meeting with Russian lawyer Video included

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President Donald Trump is acknowledging that the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a Kremlin-connected lawyer and his son was to collect information about his political opponent.

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Trump renews attacks on 'fake, fake disgusting news' Video included

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President Donald Trump is airing his many grievances against the press, calling them "the fake, fake disgusting news."

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State Democrats outline elections violations committed by national Republicans Video included

State Democrats said they were filing an elections complaint against national Republicans who they claim used undisclosed money to target local races. (WFSB) State Democrats said they were filing an elections complaint against national Republicans who they claim used undisclosed money to target local races. (WFSB)
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Local Democrats in Connecticut said they're filing an elections complaint after their individual campaigns were targeted by national Republicans.

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Trump claims Americans need to show photo IDs to buy groceries

President Donald Trump gestures during a rally Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) President Donald Trump gestures during a rally Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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President Donald Trump wrongly claimed that shoppers need to show photo identification to buy groceries.

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Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt elections

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The company said it removed 32 accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in "coordinated" political behavior and appeared to be fake.

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Blumenthal seeks declassification of last 9/11 documents

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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says he plans to introduce a resolution that calls for declassifying all remaining documents related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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Democrats faced off today for gubernatorial debate

Democratic candidates for governor Ned Lamont and Joe Ganim during a previous debate. (WFSB file) Democratic candidates for governor Ned Lamont and Joe Ganim during a previous debate. (WFSB file)
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The Democratic candidates for governor will face off for a debate on Thursday, just a few weeks ahead of their primary.

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