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AP: Obama wins Connecticut for 7 electoral votes

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President Barack Obama has won Connecticut's seven electoral votes, beating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a state where registered Democrats heavily outnumber registered GOP voters. More>>

McMahon, Murphy make final pitch to Conn. voters

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Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy are traveling throughout Connecticut, making their final pitch to voters in the closely contested U.S. Senate race. More>>

Merrill to tour polls in 3 Conn. communities

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Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is touring polling places in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Greenwich that have been affected by Superstorm Sandy. More>>

McMahon tries to assure she'll protect benefits

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Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon is trying to assure Connecticut seniors that she won't support any reductions in Social Security and Medicare benefits to current retirees and those soon to retire. More>>

Bill Clinton to campaign for Murphy in Waterbury

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Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Waterbury this weekend to campaign on behalf of Chris Murphy, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate. More>>

NJ governor campaigns in Conn. for McMahon

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, appearing Monday with fellow Republican Linda McMahon in her campaign for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, slammed her opponent, Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, as so partisan "he might as well be Nancy Pelosi's butler." More>>

NJ governor to campaign in Conn. for McMahon

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making stops in Connecticut to rally support for fellow Republican Linda McMahon in her campaign for U.S. Senate. More>>

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  • Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

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    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped s...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped s...
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  • EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

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  • Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced

    Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced

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    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...
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