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Rain check holders can pick up Obama tix Friday

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The Bridgeport reunion tour of President Barack Obama is one tough ticket. So listen up. The Connecticut Democrats will reissue tickets for Sunday’s rescheduled rally with the president to rain check holders starting at 9 a.m. Friday at two locations. Obama was forced to bag his Oct. 15 appearance for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in […] [Read More]
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Exclusive: photos shed light on downsizing at Stamford UBS headquarters

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North Korea gives out visas more readily than this. Effectively off-limits to journalists for several years during a dramatic and controversial restructuring of the company — one that has political and economic overtones for the state of Connecticut and city of Stamford — the mammoth North American headquarters of Swiss bank UBS resembles a ghost […] [Read More]
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Malloy, given chance to bash New Jersey’s Christie, demurs, but whacks Foley

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Gov. Dannel Malloy, asked outside Bridgeport’s East Side Senior Center, had a chance to criticize New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and went after his gubernatorial nemesis Tom Foley, over the handling of the Ebola outbreak. “I don’t need to get into more fights with more states,” Malloy said to a pair of reporters when asked […] [Read More]
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Foley keys on independents in latest ad

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If Tom Foley is to become the first Republican elected to statewide office in Connecticut since 2006, he must clean up with unaffiliated voters. No if, ands or buts. In an Oct. 22 Quinnipiac University poll, Foley was clinging to a 38 percent to 36 percent lead over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy among independents — […] [Read More]
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Meet the construction foreman at the forefront of the new anti-Foley ad

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A construction foreman from Oxford is lending his voice — and hard hat — to the deconstruction of Republican Tom Foley by organized labor. Bruce Kern, seen at work in a machine shop and then at the controls of a crane, stars in the latest television attack ad released by Connecticut Forward. A conduit for […] [Read More]
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Incumbent Democrat Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, left, and Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley greet at the end of a debate, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Hartford, Conn.

9-point Foley lead evaporates in NYT/CBS News online poll

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Republicans running for statewide office in Connecticut have become experts at Daylight Savings Time — spring forward, fall back. Tom Foley is the latest GOP candidate hoping to avoid an October swoon. But the latest New York Times and CBS News online poll shows the hotly-contested governor’s race trending in the direction of Democratic incumbent […] [Read More]
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Say it ain’t so. Gov. Malloy, policy wonk, admits he’s not always “a fun-loving guy.”

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Here’s a sign of the 2014 gubernatorial campaign’s wind up [Read More]
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Not that Bill Belichick: a case of mistaken identity between candidate and Patriots coach

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No, Bill Belichick isn’t preparing for life after the Patriots. But there’s a Bill Bilcheck on the ballot this fall in Connecticut. That would be Bilcheck — “i” before “e.” Not to be confused with the hoodie-wearing curmudgeon at the helm of the New England Patriots, who, coincidentally went to Wesleyan, Bilcheck is a Republican […] [Read More]
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