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Candidate Resigns Amid Controversy Over Parkland Comments

A Republican candidate for Connecticut's General Assembly has withdrawn following criticism over comments he made online about victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Steven Baleshiski, a 22-year-old college student from Southington, had been challenging six-term state Rep. Joe Aresimowicz for a House seat. The Hartford Courant reports the Republican town committees for Southington and Berlin withdrew their endorsements of Baleshiski before he resigned. The two...

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