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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 …
Hochul Elected To First Full Term As NY Governor, Defeats Trump-Backed Zeldin
This story has been updated.
New York’s Democratic incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul has been elected to her first full term in office, fending off her Republican challenger, Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin, NBC News projects.
Hochul is leading Zeldin, who represents the state’s 1st Congressional District covering much of Suffolk County, by five percentage points, 52.7 to 47.3 percent, as of 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, with 93 percent of the vote counted.
"I'm deeply honored to be elected Governor of the State of New York," Hochul posted on Twitter shortly after the race was called.
BREAKING: I’m …
Covid-19: Biden Tests Positive, Has 'Mild Symptoms'
President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced on Thursday morning, July 21.
The 79-year-old Biden, who is fully vaccinated and double boosted, is "experiencing very mild symptoms," the White House says.
Biden tested posted after a trip to Somerset, Massachusetts on Wednesday, July 20.
Biden has begun taking the therapeutic Paxlovid, the White House said.
"Consistent with CDC guidelines, he will isolate at the White House and will continue to carry out all of his duties fully during that time," the White House said. "He has been in contact with members of …