Quinnipiac University

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York clears the way for other states to consider such restrictions.

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Three Quinnipiac University students are safe following the terrorist attacks in Brussels today.

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A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows real estate developer and entrepreneur Donald Trump leads the pack of Republican presidential candidates among Republican voters in Connecticut.

34 percent of registered Republicans in the state say they would vote for Trump if the Republican primary were held today.

Douglas Schwartz, director of the Quinnipiac poll, said this is the largest percentage Trump has gotten in any of Quinnipiac’s state polls.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy’s approval rating has reached a new low, according to a Quinnipiac poll.

The Democrat’s job approval score has dropped 11 points since the last poll in March. Malloy had a 43 percent approval rating then. Now he’s down to 32 percent.

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Two new Quinnipiac University polls show that New York voters trust the teachers’ unions more than Governor Andrew Cuomo to improve education in the state, and two thirds of New York State voters say the Common Core aligned standardized tests are not an accurate way to measure how well students are learning.