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Newspaper endorsements and elections

Newspaper editorial boards that once overwhelmingly backed Republican presidential candidates have become more likely to endorse Democrats in recent elections, Micah Cohen notes at FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver’s political blog for the New York Times. Looking at elections going back to 1972, Cohen found Democrats won a majority of daily newspaper endorsements in only three of […]

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Governor wins limited approval to expand public-private partnerships

The consensus jobs bill signed into law Thursday gives the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy the ability he sought to expand public-private partnerships on some types of state construction projects, a provision state employee unions fought to eliminate. As a compromise, the final bill includes labor protections that unions sought in the measure enacted […]