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Connecticut needs to end the years of secrecy surrounding taxpayer dollars and how they’re being spent

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Responding to a new report by the Auditors of Public Accounts, Democratic nominee for Governor Dan Malloy said today that Connecticut needs to “end the years of secrecy surrounding taxpayer dollars and how they’re being spent on the state’s economic development strategy,” and said the report highlights the need for change in Hartford. Said Malloy […] [Read More]
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Suffolk Poll: Democrats Leading for All Statewide Races in Connecticut

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Working Families Party votes a factor, especially in Governor’s race With less than two weeks left in the 2010 election cycle, Connecticut Attorney General and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Richard Blumenthal (57 percent) has opened up an 18 point lead over Republican candidate Linda McMahon (39 percent) in the Connecticut race for U.S. Senate, […] [Read More]
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Firearms Training in School?

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I’ve written before about Martha Dean’s nutty legal views. But as a NRA guns for everyone advocate, she has some nutty policy views as well: [Read More]
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Clueless Newspaper

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The Torrington Register-Citizen actually wrote this: While it is unclear whether Wright would have the authority to veto a budgetary decision of the Legislature by refusing to sign his name on the actual borrowing, he is promising to try, and in general, to inject the treasurer’s office into more state budget and policy issues. While […] [Read More]
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McMahon/WWE Connection?

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TEXT OF FEC COMPLAINT FOLLOWS: October 20, 2010 Christopher Hughey, Acting General Counsel Office of the General Counsel Federal Election Commission 999 E Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20463 Dear Mr. Hughey: By this letter, we hereby submit a formal complaint regarding the Linda McMahon for Senate[i] campaign and its violation of federal election laws by […] [Read More]
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Fedele Not Sure He Will Support Foley

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Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Foley was dealt another blow yesterday by a fellow Republican who was supposed to be his friend. Republican Lieutenant Governor Mike Fedele told Kevin Rennie that he was still thinking about who to support for Governor. Even though the Republican primary between Foley and Fedele was less than genial, for the […] [Read More]
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Connecticut has one of the largest achievement gaps between low-income students and their more affluent peers

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The Connecticut Commission on Educational Achievement is a volunteer, bipartisan and privately funded commission composed primarily of business leaders and includes several other professionals. The Commission was established by Governor Rell. The group has researched why Connecticut has one of the largest achievement gaps between low-income students and their more affluent peers. I will report […] [Read More]
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Linda Avoids Answering Questions

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I guess she’s letting Vince do the talking: [Read More]
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Martha Dean: “more than occasionally bereft of common sense”

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The Hartford Courant has endorsed George Jepson, praising his background, experience and approach to the office. But much more interesting is the paper’s discussion of his opponent, Martha Dean. They address the nuttiness of her nullification nonsense, of course, but here’s the part I liked best: …(W)e fear Ms. Dean’s election would invite four years […] [Read More]
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An Ad Infuriates Rand Paul

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Can you blame him? [Read More]
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