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President Trump disputes 'FAKE NEWS' about his Supreme Court nomination
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President Trump disputes 'FAKE NEWS' about his Supreme Court nomination (December 19, 2017)

President Donald Trump is denying he considered rescinding the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation opposes BIA's federal recognition rule
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Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation opposes BIA's federal recognition rule (July 7, 2015)

The final regulation prevents the Connecticut tribe from resubmitting a new petition for recognition.

Lobbyists met at White House to discuss federal recognition
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Lobbyists met at White House to discuss federal recognition (June 30, 2015)

Lobbyists for the Morongo Band of California and aides to Sen. Patrick Murphy (D-Connecticut) argued against a prior version of the rule.

BIA faces fire over latest reforms to federal recognition process
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BIA faces fire over latest reforms to federal recognition process (April 23, 2015)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn faced criticism from tribal leaders and lawmakers at a hearing on Capitol Hill.

Mohegan Tribe supports re-election of Sen. Richard Blumenthal
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Mohegan Tribe supports re-election of Sen. Richard Blumenthal (April 20, 2015)

The Democrat garnered a reputation as an Indian fighter during his tenure as attorney general in Connecticut.

BIA expected to finalize changes to federal recognition process
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BIA expected to finalize changes to federal recognition process (March 24, 2015)

The rules have been in development for nearly two years.

Connecticut politicians want BIA to drop recognition reform
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Connecticut politicians want BIA to drop recognition reform (August 30, 2013)

All seven members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation are asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs not to make change to the federal recognition process.

Connecticut stirs opposition to federal recognition reforms
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Connecticut stirs opposition to federal recognition reforms (August 26, 2013)

Politicians from Connecticut are trying to stop the Bureau of Indian Affairs from making changes to the federal recognition process.

Tribal critics in Connecticut question BIA recognition proposal
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Tribal critics in Connecticut question BIA recognition proposal (July 8, 2013)

Tribal critics in Connecticut say they will fight proposed changes to the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Democrat Chris Murphy secures U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut
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Democrat Chris Murphy secures U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut (November 6, 2012)

Democrat Chris Murphy defeated Republican Linda McMahon for the U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut, according to early election results. The race to win the seat being vacated by Sen. Joe...