Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

It’s official. Veto-proof majority in House is bye-bye.

With Brenda Kupchick’s ouster of Rep. Tom Drew, D-Fairfield, in yesterday’s recount, the House minority will be a veto-override-busting 51, compared to 100 Democrats. That doesn’t quite have the clout

New vote total. Now Malloy is up over 6,000.

The vote totals keep changing as the smoke clears over town and city halls throughout the state. Governor-elect Dannel Malloy is now up to 567,678 and Republican Tom Foley has 560,873, according to
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Malloy finally drops the green ties. Election must be over.

Governor-elect Dannel Malloy, wearing a burgundy-colored tie for a massive change, just finished a news conference with the Capitol Press Corps, describing his conversation with Tom Foley and his
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Foley hedges on asking Justice Dept. to investigate. Healy is certain he’ll ask for probe

“If he doesn’t, I will,” said Chris Healy, GOP state chairman, after Tom Foley’s appearance this morning on WTIC radio in Hartford.
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Foley will announce his future plans tomorrow

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley has scheduled a 1 p.m. news conference in Hartford Monday to discuss his plans on whether he will contest his apparent 5,637-vote loss to Democrat Dannel
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Who Got The Be$t Value For Their Gubernatorial Buck$?

Well, arguably it’s Dan Malloy, since the Democratic former Stamford mayor is ahead by about 5,637 votes here four days after the election. While Malloy participated in the state’s public financing
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Healy, Foley, Reviewing Their Voting Statistics and Plotting Strategies For Next Week

   Republican State Central Chairman Chris Healy and gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley continued their evaluations of statewide vote totals on Saturday.  Neither is expected to have an announcement on
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Transcripts for the People: Foley This Morning in Hartford

Here’s a partial, but-mostly complete transcript, typos and all, from Tom Foley’s avail this morning in downtown Hartford. SOTS is secretary of the state. Bpt is Bridgeport. Reporters’ questions are
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Donovan is House Speaker Again. Brendan Sharkey of Hamden is the New House Majority Leader

The 100-member House majority selected their leaders tonight. Here’s the release from second-term-elect Speaker Chris Donovan HOUSE DEMOCRATS CHOOSE  CHRISTOPHER G. DONOVAN FOR SECOND TERM AS SPEAKER;
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Senate President Pro Tempore Don Williams Wins Another Term

Senate Democrats just finished their post-election caucus and Sen. Donald E. Williams Jr., D-Brooklyn, won another term.
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