Capitol Avenue with Ebong Udoma

WSHU Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma looks at contemporary political issues from the perspective of his two decades covering local, regional and international events.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been questioning whether the November 8 election will be fair.

WSHU’s Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma sat down with Morning Edition Host Tom Kuser to talk about how secure the nation’s voting system will be on Election Day.

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The first Presidential Debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump takes place at Hofstra, Long Island’s largest private university.  

WSHU’s Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma has been looking into how Hofstra became the host of the first debate. He sat down with Morning Edition Host Tom Kuser to discuss what he learned.

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In the summer of 1994, businessman Donald Trump, joined then-Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim to announce with fanfare Trump Park City Plaza.

It was to be among other things an amusement park, retail and residential space and a shipping terminal on the harbor front in the South End of Bridgeport. But the project never materialized.

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New York City filmmaker Kim Snyder’s documentary, “Newtown,” tells the story of the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history. On December 14, 2012, 20 first graders and six educators were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown.

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It's been 25 years since Connecticut lawmakers passed a universal state income tax. According to the Yankee Institute, a conservative think tank in Hartford, the state has taken in about $126 billion through income taxes since 1991. The Institute says in that time state government spending has grown dramatically and much of that revenue has been used for debt servicing and public employee benefits.

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