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Hartford, Connecticut Rated Worst State Capital in U.S.

In an analysis that compared the 50 state capitals to identify which combines the best in “affordability, a strong economy, high education standards, and overall excellent quality of life,” Hartford, Connecticut was rated the worst U.S. state capital with a capital index score of 39.47.

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GOP Primary Poll: Trump Widens National Lead

A Quinnipiac poll released Friday shows that Republican frontrunner Donald Trump still holds a national lead over his GOP rivals. Trump earns 31% support, a +9 point lead over second place Ted Cruz (22%). Pulling into third is Marco Rubio

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Poll: Bernie Sanders More Electable Than Hillary Clinton

Quinnipiac released a poll Friday morning that destroys one of Hillary Clinton’s primary arguments against Bernie Sanders: Electability. In a head-to-head match-up against the GOP’s current top three (Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio), the Quinnipiac data shows that the

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Poll: Majority of Voters Fear ‘Homegrown Jihadists,’ Most Oppose Accepting Syrian Refugees

Most voters oppose accepting Syrian refugees into the U.S., but they see homegrown terrorists as a greater threat, according to a new poll. A majority of voters believed the security vetting for Syrian refugees should be increased both with and without and explanation of how the government currently screens refugees — however fewer said it should be stricter with the description: 69 percent said the screening should be stricter without the description and 53 said it should be stricter with a description.

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Donald Trump on Top In Connecticut, Hillary Stumbles

Donald Trump leads the Republican field in Connecticut with 34 percent, “his highest score in any Quinnipiac University state poll so far.” And while Hillary Clinton leads on the Democrat side with 37 percent, that’s down from 53 percent back in March.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media before a campaign event September 23, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Earlier today, Trump tweeted 'FoxNews has been treating me very unfairly & I have therefore decided that I won't be doing any more Fox shows for the foreseeable future.' (Photo …