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Connecticut’s lieutenant governor primaries confront gender, generation and race

The office is derided as the spare part of government, a job with few duties other than being available should the boss fall ill or worse. But primaries for lieutenant governor in Connecticut are asking Democrats and Republicans to think about their openness and appeal to millennials and minorities in a decidedly unsettled election cycle. Continue Reading →

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Walker switches from outside to inside game

David M. Walker once set for himself the task of saving the United States from crippling debt, a threat he sees as worthy of comparisons to the fall of the Roman Empire. Now, he will settle for saving Connecticut from bonding debt and unfunded pension obligations from a perch on the state’s Republican under ticket. Continue Reading →

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