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Republican delegates ‘like Mike’ and rain boos on Cruz

Donald J. Trump congratulates his running mate, Mike Pence. Read the story here.

CLEVELAND — On a raucous night when delegates booed Ted Cruz for failing to endorse Donald J. Trump in a prime-time address, Mike Pence introduced himself to a national audience with a speech that touched lightly on abortion and made no mention of gay marriage, issues that Connecticut Democrats highlight and Republicans ignore, stressing Trump’s core themes of security and economic growth. Continue Reading →

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Trump’s choice of Pence puts Malloy back into the game

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy seemed to make amends with the Bernie Sanders campaign at the Democratic Party Platform Committee meeting in Orlando, Fla., Friday.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, benched as a Hillary Clinton campaign surrogate in recent weeks in deference to Bernie Sanders, all but auditioned Friday for the role of taking down Donald J. Trump’s choice of a running mate, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana. Continue Reading →

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Malloy keeps heat on Pence in gay rights controversy

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy flew the gay pride flag over the executive residence to celebrate a U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down DOMA in 2013.

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the incoming chairman of the Democratic National Governors Association, poured fuel Monday on the gay rights controversy engulfing Republican Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana. He banned state-funded travel to a state now slated to host the women’s Final Four next year. Continue Reading →

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