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Ben Carson has a new role as head of Housing and Urban Development. Trump took a controversial call with Taiwan. On Twitter, the President-elect threatened companies who plan to move jobs overseas, and criticized the cost of the new Air Force One: "Cancel order!"

Here in Connecticut, the MDC voted to discontinue the discount that would benefit Niagara Bottling Company. The city of Hartford has been ordered to pay more than four million dollars in an eminent domain settlement related to the new baseball stadium. And Governor Malloy was re-elected to serve a second term as chair of the Democratic Governor's Association, which means he isn't running for a third term?

This hour, the news of the week. 


  • Colin McEnroe -  Host of WNPR's Colin McEnroe Show 
  • Mark Pazniokas - Capitol bureau chief for the Connecticut Mirror
  • Leah Wright-Rigueur - Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University

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Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Storytelling and Radio Programming at Connecticut Public.

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