• This 22-year-old was a Business Insider intern 3 years ago. Now he's a state senator who pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the year

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    22-year-old Democrat Will Haskell won a Connecticut state senate seat held by Republicans since 1973.
    He was a Business Insider intern before that.
    Haskell believes states can be a bulwark against the Trump presidency, and that's what his voters want.
    He says the press plays an important role in informing the electorate.
    On November 2, 22-year-old Will Haskell flipped one of the most entrenched seats in the Connecticut state senate from red to blue.
    Connecticut's 26th senate district has been held by Republicans since Richard Nixon was president. And its incumbent, Toni Boucher, had worked...
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