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Connecticut Republicans Hail Trump Acceptance Speech

Connecticut Republicans Hail Trump Acceptance Speech

CLEVELAND – As Donald Trump accepted his party's presidential nomination Thursday night, Connecticut Republicans said his speech turbocharged the campaign for a bruising fall race against Democrat Hillary Clinton.

In an improbable year, Trump delivered rousing remarks as the New York City developer and television star accepted a major party presidential nomination without ever having held elective office. Defying the odds since entering the race last year, Trump has surprised numerous pundits in both political parties who predicted that he would eventually fade away during the primary season.

Connecticut delegates hailed the speech as an articulate outline for Trump's...