Erica Smegielski

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Hillary tells base and Bernie: Wall Street’s powerful? Try the NRA

From left to right: Iran Nazario, Erica Smegielski, Hillary Clinton and Kim Washington at a Clinton campaign gun forum in Hartford Thursday

In a gun-producing state scarred by one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, Hillary Clinton promised a Hartford audience Thursday she would use the White House to take on what she says is the toughest force in contemporary politics, the gun lobby. Bernie Sanders’ targets of Wall Street and big oil are powerful, Clinton says, but the progressive movement should take aim at the NRA. Continue Reading →

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Sandy Hook echoes throughout Clinton campaign in Connecticut

Sandy Hook is central to Hillary Clinton's new ads.

Over the air and on the ground, Hillary Clinton is closing her Connecticut primary campaign with an emphasis on gun control, an issue of special resonance here and one on which she appears closer to the Democratic base than her rival for the presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders. Continue Reading →

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