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The Hartford Courant's Capitol Watch takes you inside the state capitol and politics.

The Hartford Courant's Capitol Watch takes you inside the state capitol and politics.
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The Hartford Courant's Capitol Watch takes you inside the state capitol and politics.

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English


Episodes

Disrupting The Status Quo (1)

8/6/2018
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Perhaps more than anything else, this primary race in Connecticut is shaping up to be a battle between establishment candidates and several first time candidates looking to disrupt the status quo.

Duration:00:25:51

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 19: A Primary Primer

7/30/2018
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We're two weeks out from the August 14 primaries, and there are still plenty of questions to have answered. Who will win the Republican nomination for governor? What do Connecticut voters care about the most? Can upstart challengers make waves in the Democratic Party? Courant reporter Chris Keating tries to answer all these questions in a quick primer for the primary election.

Duration:00:25:42

Capitol Watch, Episode 18: Erin Stewart

5/9/2018
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Erin Stewart, the Republican mayor of New Britain and a candidate for governor, visited the Capitol Watch podcast.

Duration:00:28:46

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 16 - Mark Boughton

4/12/2018
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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton stops by the Capitol Watch Podcast to talk about the run for governor.

Duration:00:25:26

Capitol Watch Podcast Episode 15: Ned Lamont

4/10/2018
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Ned Lamont, a Democrat running for governor, stopped by the Capitol Watch Podcast to talk about the race.

Duration:00:27:59

Capitol Watch, Episode 14: David Stemerman

3/29/2018
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David Stemerman, a republican running for governor, stopped by the Capitol Watch Podcast to discuss the race.

Duration:00:29:34

Capitol Watch Episode 13: Peter Lumaj

3/20/2018
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Peter Lumaj, a Republican running for governor, stopped by the Capitol Watch Podcast to talk about the campaign.

Duration:00:26:47

Capitol Watch Episode, 12: Joe Ganim

3/15/2018
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Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim talks with the Capitol Watch Podcast.

Duration:00:28:07

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 12: Bob Stefanowski

3/1/2018
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Bob Stefanowski, a Republican running for governor, talks with the Capitol Watch Podcast.

Duration:00:24:40

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 8: Jonathan Harris

2/19/2018
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Jonathan Harris, a Democrat exploring a run for governor, sits down with the Capitol Watch Podcast to talk about the race.

Duration:00:28:10

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 7: Mark Lauretti

2/16/2018
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Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti sits down to talk about his run for governor, as well as his time with legendary Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim.

Duration:00:25:56

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 6: Tim Herbst

2/14/2018
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Tim Herbst, Republican running for governor, talks with the Capitol Watch podcast.

Duration:00:32:33

Capitol Watch, Episode 5: Mike Handler

2/9/2018
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Mike Handler, a Republican running for governor, stops by the Capitol Watch podcast.

Duration:00:27:25

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 3: Guy Smith

2/6/2018
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Guy Smith, a Democrat running for governor of Connecticut, stops by the Courant to talk about the campaign.

Duration:00:27:55

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 2: Sean Connolly

2/1/2018
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Sean Connolly, a Democrat running for governor, drops by the Capitol Watch podcast to talk about his campaign, his experience in Connecticut and his Parrot Head past.

Duration:00:28:17

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 1: 2018 Election Preview

1/24/2018
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Politics reporter Russell Blair goes over a crowded field of gubernatorial candidates as the race kicks into high gear with just over nine months before Election Day.

Duration:00:20:14

Capitol Watch Podcast: Malloy Slams Legislature Over State Budget Crisis

8/31/2017
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy visited the Hartford Courant Wednesday to talk about the lack of a state budget two months into the new fiscal year. In a discussion with the Courant's editorial board, Malloy says there's "a reluctance to make the hard decisions that need to be made" and that "they should have gotten the job done in June." Malloy, along with his budget director Ben Barnes, also discuss some of their concerns with municipalities that have resisted cuts to their state aid, as well as...

Duration:01:02:45

Capitol Watch Podcast: Sales Tax Hike Proposed And Education Funding Slashed

8/22/2017
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There may be no state budget in place (still), but there's plenty to discuss on the Capitol Watch podcast. Hartford Courant capitol reporters Chris Keating and Daniela Altimari join the show to discuss why there is no state budget, what is happening with education funding and how things are looking slightly better for nonprofit providers. We also talk about a proposal from House Democrats to increase the sales tax.

Duration:00:21:09

Capitol Watch Podcast: A Crowded Field For Governor

8/10/2017
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy won't run for governor in 2018, but plenty of others are in the race. Courant reporters Russell Blair and Dylan McGuinness break down that crowded field and discuss a recent story they wrote about the candidates.

Duration:00:21:56

Capitol Watch Podcast: Chris Murphy On Health Care, Trump And Running For President

7/30/2017
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In a visit to the Hartford Courant in mid-July, Sen. Chris Murphy discussed the ever-changing world of politics, President Donald Trump, health care, social media, and more.

Duration:00:31:58