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'Any Place. Anytime': US Senator Threatens To Fight New England-Born Union Boss
A US senator and one-time MMA fighter threatened to fight a New Englander who is the president of the Teamsters, over a mean tweet on Tuesday, Nov. 14.
Republican Sen. Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma took issue with International Brotherhood of Teamsters President Sean O'Brien, a Massachusetts native from Medford, calling the freshman congressman a "greedy CEO," a "clown," and a "fraud" on X, formerly known as Twitter.
“Sir, this is a time, this is a place. If you want to run your mouth, we can be two consenting adults and finish it here,” Mullin said before standing up.
The 51-year-old …
'Frightened Faces': Sen. Cory Booker In Israel Describes Horror During Surprise Hamas Attacks
US Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey is safe, but he'll never be able to shake the horror he saw this weekend.
The Harrington Park, New Jersey native posted a YouTube video, his backdrop the Old City in Jerusalem, on Sunday, Oct. 8.
Booker said he was jogging in Jerusalem on Saturday, Oct. 7, when he got an urgent call from his chief of staff, telling him to get back to the hotel immediately: Israel was under attack.
Hamas, which controls Gaza, launched a surprise attack on Israel, wounding thousands and killing hundreds in the longtime conflict.
“Citizens of Israel," Israeli P…
CT State Rep. Accused Of Operating Under Influence After Crash
A Connecticut state representative has been stripped of her committee assignment after being arrested for operating under the influence following a crash near the state capitol.
Rep. Robin Comey, a Democrat in New Haven County who represents Branford and the 102nd District, was arrested on Thursday, March 16 after allegedly crashing her Honda, Hartford Police confirmed on Friday, March 17.
Comey, age 55, allegedly failed field sobriety tests and was arrested following the crash, police said.
House Speaker Matt Ritter of Hartford released a statement Friday morning, saying that Comey, …
CT Congressional Race With National Implications For Party Control Is 'ThisClose'
The race for Connecticut's 5th Congressional District between Democratic US Rep. Jahana Hayes and Republican challenger George Logan is still too close to call, with the results containing national implications for which party will control Congress.
Hayes currently leads with 50.37 percent, or 126,893 votes, compared to Logan's 49.63 percent, or 125,052 votes, with more than 95 percent of votes counted, according to The New York Times as of Wednesday afternoon.
Hayes, the first African-American woman to represent Connecticut in Congress, is running for a third term to represent Connectic…