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Murphy: pipe bombs, suspicious packages a ‘coordinated assassination attempt’

WASHINGTON – Congressional lawmakers on Wednesday were urged to take additional security precautions following reports that the U.S. Secret Service intercepted explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and other high-profile Democrats. No member of the Connecticut congressional delegation was targeted in the attack, which Sen. Chris Murphy called “a coordinated assassination attempt against Democrats.” Continue Reading →

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Bill Clinton calls his wife ‘the best darn change maker’

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Clinton ambled onto the Democratic National Convention stage Tuesday night like a man dropping in on old friends, walking from one side to the other, drinking in the applause. He came to put a fresh spin on an old story, a tale that began in Connecticut. It was about the day in 1971 he met a girl. Continue Reading →

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Sanders happy to drive the debate, but his goal still: ‘Winning’

The morning after attracting 14,000 to the New Haven Green, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont was in no mood Monday to talk about his success in reshaping the Democratic agenda or contemplating that a victory for him could be anything less than winning the presidential nomination. “We are fighting to become the nominee,” Sanders told The Mirror. “We’re going to win here in Connecticut.” Continue Reading →

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Big guns for Malloy: Clinton on Monday, Obama on Wednesday

With Democrats claiming momentum, Bill Clinton came to Hartford on Monday to keep the ball rolling, telling a partisan crowd that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy deserve re-election, a message President Obama intends to reinforce Wednesday night in Bridgeport at his first campaign rally of 2014. Continue Reading →

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Still communicator-in-chief, Clinton offers Malloy a tutorial

As always, Bill Clinton made it simple. He told Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a first-term Democrat with uncertain re-election prospects in a slowly improving economy, he had a good story to tell: Things were bad four years ago. You made them better. Just…tell…your…story. Continue Reading →

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