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Newtown First Selectman Will Not Seek Re-Election

Newtown First Selectman Will Not Seek Re-Election

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra will not seek reelection this November, according to the Newtown Bee.

Llodra, a Republican, was first elected to her position in 2009 and has served four terms as first selectman. She told the Newtown Bee in an interview that while she will cont...

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Lieberman Withdraws Name From Consideration For FBI Director

Lieberman Withdraws Name From Consideration For FBI Director

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn his name from consideration for the position of head of the FBI, according to NBC News. Lieberman, a three-term Democratic ...

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Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman Out Of Running For FBI Director Job

Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman Out Of Running For FBI Director Job

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford native and former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman is no longer in consideration to replace James Comey as head of the FBI, according to multiple media reports. The ...

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Trump: Firing Former Westporter Comey 'Eased Pressure' Of Russia Probe

Trump: Firing Former Westporter Comey 'Eased Pressure' Of Russia Probe

President Donald Trump said firing former Westport resident James Comey eased "great pressure" from the ongoing probe of collusion with Russia, according to a story published Friday by th...

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Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman Called The Front-Runner For Top FBI Job

Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman Called The Front-Runner For Top FBI Job

STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford resident Joseph Lieberman, a former three-term Democratic U.S. senator from Connecticut, is President Donald Trump's top choice to be the next FBI director, acc...

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Spicer: Trump Meeting With Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman About FBI Post

Spicer: Trump Meeting With Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman About FBI Post

STAMFORD, Conn. — Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman is one of four candidates for FBI director who are meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, according to The Hill. Lieberman, a S...

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Congress Invites Former Westport Resident Comey To Testify On Trump

Congress Invites Former Westport Resident Comey To Testify On Trump

Former FBI Director and former Westport resident James Comey has been invited to testify before Congress about notes from one-on-one meetings with President Donald Trump before he was fir...

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Democrats Propose Marijuana Legalization, Tolls In State Budget Fix

Democrats Propose Marijuana Legalization, Tolls In State Budget Fix

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Democratic state legislators released a biennial budget proposal Tuesday that includes legalizing retail sale of marijuana, opening a third casino, and adding t...

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U.S. Voters Send Trump Approval To Near-Record Low In New Q Poll

U.S. Voters Send Trump Approval To Near-Record Low In New Q Poll

American voters, who gave President Donald Trump a slight approval bump after the missile strike in Syria, are now giving him near-record negative job approval ratings, according to a Qui...

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Sen. Murphy Spells Out Foreign Policy Vision For New York Magazine

Sen. Murphy Spells Out Foreign Policy Vision For New York Magazine

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) believes that while a strong military plays an important role in protecting American interests across the globe, the United Sta...

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Bethel First Selectman To Run For Re-Election

Bethel First Selectman To Run For Re-Election

BETHEL, Conn. -- Bethel First Selectman Matthew Knickerbocker and Selectman Richard Straiton plan on running for a fifth term in office this November, according to WLAD. Democrats Knicker...

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Trump Attacks Sen. Blumenthal On Twitter After Watergate Comparison

Trump Attacks Sen. Blumenthal On Twitter After Watergate Comparison

President Donald Trump attacked U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Twitter on Wednesday morning in response to the comments from the Connecticut Democrat about the firing of FBI Di...

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Connecticut Lawmakers Agree: Independent Probe Needed After Comey's Firing

Connecticut Lawmakers Agree: Independent Probe Needed After Comey's Firing

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Connecticut's delegation to Washington expressed shock after President Donald Trump fired Westport resident James Comey as FBI director and called it a political...

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