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The U.S. House of Representatives Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Long Island on Tuesday. The center has been under scrutiny for alleged negligence and misconduct that has affected patient care.

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A new poll shows that Hillary Clinton is still far ahead of Donald Trump among New York voters, but Clinton has some weak points.

Clinton holds a 21-point lead over Donald Trump among New York likely voters in the Siena College poll, down slightly from a 25-point lead one month ago.

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U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez made a stop in New Haven, Connecticut, to make what he called a house call. He was checking in on an ex-offender re-entry program supported in part by the federal government. It helps those formerly incarcerated prepare for jobs once they’re released back into the community.

Office of Conn. State Rep. Roberta Willis

Many Connecticut veteran lawmakers are deciding to sit out the 2016 campaign season. Most are not running for office because they've had their fill of partisan politics. It's the culmination of tough legislative sessions in which state lawmakers have had to grapple with growing state budget deficits. 

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U.S. Representative Jim Himes, D-CT4, is encouraging people in the tri-state area to go about their normal business despite the bomb explosions in New York City and New Jersey over the weekend.

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