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Democrats hoping that, thanks to Trump, not all politics are local

NEW BRITAIN — This racially diverse, blue-collar city of 73,000 and its young Republican mayor, Erin Stewart, offer a test and a target for Democrats exploring whether anger at President Trump can be constructively harnessed, first in Tuesday’s municipal elections and then next year in the fight over control of state government in Connecticut. It is one of 32 contests for mayor, 93 for first selectman and scores of down-ballot races.