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Clint Eastwood speaks to an empty chair representing President Barack Obama during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012.

Foley balks at Fairfield and New Haven county gubernatorial debates

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There will be no “Dirty Harry” moment for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Nope, the Democratic incumbent will not get to debate an empty chair Tuesday night à la Clint Eastwood at Hamden Middle School, site of a planned debate by the Connecticut Mirror, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities and AARP. Organizers say they had to […] [Read More]
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Will Tom Foley take the 1972 Skylark to Sunday’s car show in Southbury?

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Republican Tom Foley’s weekend schedule includes an afternoon appearance Sunday at the “Roaring ’20s 44th Annual Antique and Classic Car Show” in Southbury. It’s probably not a place to drive his late mother’s 1972 Buick, a 350, four-barrel, but hope might spring eternal that he motors it up from Greenwich around 2 o’clock, if the […] [Read More]
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In new ad, Malloy touts effort to keep UTC, Sikorsky, Pratt & Whitney

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Gov. Dan Malloy’s re-election campaign plays the working class/millionaire’s card today in a http:// [Read More]
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Surprise. Gun-safety group endorses Malloy for governor; several Republicans for General Assembly

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CT Voters for Gun Safety, listed as a statewide Independent Expenditure Only Political Action Committee, today announced their support for various candidates this November. It’s not surprising that Gov. Malloy was endorsed. But in addition to dozens of Democrats, the group also endorsed Rep. Themis Klarides, R-Derby, who may become the next House minority leader; […] [Read More]
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Joe Visconti, third-party wildcard for governor, stays in the race

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Joe Visconti, the West Hartford contractor who is running an upset bid for governor, says that while he remains friends with Connecticut’s Tea Party Patriots, he will ignore their request to drop out of the race. “I love them all,” Visconti just said in a phone interview. “I can understand their fears but they’re not the […] [Read More]
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Unions blasting Foley for Pennsylvania labor unrest in 1990

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State labor leaders this hour are holding a news conference in Haddam to attack Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley over allegations that he profited off of striking workers when he owned a manufacturing company in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania called T.B. Wood’s. The strike was in 1990 and Foley sold the company in 2007. They are claiming […] [Read More]
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Scotland votes today on breakaway. What does (former) Ambassador Foley say?

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Sure, Tom Foley of Greenwich is still campaigning for his first elective office, but he sure knows how to talk like a politician. And why shouldn’t he? A big fundraiser for national Republicans, the Harvard-trained economist and businessman was director of Private Sector Development for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad from the summer of […] [Read More]
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New, dueling ads attack Malloy/Foley

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The Republican Governors Association, using some previous video participants, has another http:// attack ad up against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. And the state unions have another https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjJQlei3Xyc against Tom Foley. [Read More]
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