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CT Dems trying to help Hispanics assert political clout

WASHINGTON – The growth of Connecticut’s Latino community is increasing its clout at the ballot box and fostered the ambitions of Milagros Acosta and other Hispanics to pursue a career in politics. “Everything is possible,” said Acosta, who emigrated from Peru when she was 22 years old. Continue Reading →

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Merrill backs House Dems who fear Trump panel will suppress minority votes

WASHINGTON — Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Tuesday told a panel of House Democrats that she is “alarmed” a voting commission created by President Donald Trump aims to suppress the votes of minorities. “I am really afraid that this is going in the direction where states will purge their (voter) rolls,” Merrill said. Continue Reading →

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