Government & Politics

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The New York State Senate is experiencing its worst gridlock in nine years, with the two major factions tied at 31 members each. No legislation is moving through the chamber, but there’s lots of finger pointing.  

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The New York legislative session is due to end in three weeks, and some state lawmakers believe they will accomplish so little in that time, that they are talking about leaving a week early. 

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Democrats and Republicans, meeting at their state conventions, picked their choices to fill the open seat for state attorney general, following the resignation of Eric Schneiderman over a domestic violence scandal.

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Congressman Jim Himes says he’s confused by President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would work with China to create jobs for the Chinese phone maker ZTE.

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Former Simsbury First Selectwoman Mary Glassman won the Democratic Party’s endorsement to run for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District seat Monday night. The seat is being vacated by U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, who is not seeking re-election.

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