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Carl Higbie to Co-Host Panel Discussion at Greenwich Town Hall, Expects Fireworks

A year ago, Greenwich native and former Navy Seal Carl Higbie, was riding high. The married father of two who served two tours in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, was a regular on Fox and CNN. Then was given a job in the Trump administration. But it all came crashing down when remarks he made in 2013 as a radio host on Sound of Freedom surfaced. Overnight he became the target of global media outrage. A year later, he says he has learned from the painful experience and is planning a bi-partisan Town Meeting discussion with panelists on the left and right discussion guns, immigration, taxes and foreign policy. Continue Reading →

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Letter: Greenwich Democrats Are Charged up for November

“Democrats from Greenwich would be so novel we would command attention! In addition however, all the candidates are serious-minded people running on positive policy platforms…What’s not to like? This is a platform that appeals to all Democrats and large swathes of unaffiliated voters. In fairness our Republican friends share some of these objectives too. But decades of sending Republicans to Hartford hasn’t cured any of our ills.” – John Blankley Continue Reading →

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US Senator Murphy Endorses Alex Bergstein for State Senate 36th District

“Alex has real solutions to the fiscal crisis in Connecticut and she has a long track record of fighting for our values,” Murphy said. “She’s is a leading advocate for gun safety, the environment, and our children’ health. I know Alex will work to restore fiscal discipline, bring businesses back, and create long-term economic growth in our state.” Continue Reading →

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Himes, Blumenthal and Murphy Address Indivisible Greenwich on Resisting Trump Agenda

In addition to Democratic candidates, Joanna Swomley said Indivisible supports Republican Board of Education candidate Peter Bernstein, who, she said, “Stood against the attempted takeover of the Board of Education and paid a price.” Continue Reading →

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US Senator Chris Murphy Talks Tough on Trump, “Military Policy is Not Foreign Policy”

US Senator Chris Murphy from Connecticut talked about the state of the US democracy and how checks & balances have succeeded and failed in the new Trump administration. He said Trump mistakes military policy for foreign policy and described his approach as dangerously improvisational.
Murphy answered questions about gerrymandering, income disparity, immigration and the minimum wage. Continue Reading →

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Letter: Trump’s Nomination of Tom Price Puts Gun Rights over American Lives

“Taken together with his stands on repealing the Affordable Care Act, privatizing Medicare and blocking access to safe, affordable healthcare for women, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy of Connecticut have emphatically stated that Tom Price must not be confirmed for Secretary of HHS.” – Jonathan Perloe Continue Reading →

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