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CT lawmakers reject Trump’s new travel ban

Updated at 7:50 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Connecticut’s federal lawmakers – all Democrats – unanimously rejected President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, which his administration hopes will survive any challenge in court. The new executive order, signed by the president Monday, targets travelers from six majority-Muslim countries and no longer restricts travel from Iraq, one of seven listed in the original order. Continue Reading →

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Obama puts CT accomplishments on national ‘to do’ list

WASHINGTON — In his State of the Union speech, President Obama’s “to do” list was much like Connecticut’s “already done” list. “I’ll keep pushing for progress on the work that still needs doing,” the president said. “Protecting kids from gun violence, equal pay for equal work, paid leave, raising the minimum wage.” Continue Reading →

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For a second time, Tom Foley works to close the deal

It’s a simple question that executive search committees ask. The query is meant to test whether the desire to be a chief executive can be crystallized into a single concrete act: OK, let’s say you have the job, what do you do first? It’s a question Tom Foley has no answer for. Second of a two-day series. Continue Reading →

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