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Doors open in Norwalk for former President Clinton’s appearance.

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The astro-turf at the South Norwalk Fieldhouse is beginning to fill up with spectators who’ve come to see former President Bill Clinton speak. [Read More]
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Republican Tom Foley Continues to Set Spending Records. He Has Now Invested $10.9 million From His Personal Wealth

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The newest supplemental filing with the State Elections Enforcement Commission is in from Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. Last Tuesday, he wrote a another million-dollar check, listed as a “loan.” That brings his personal investment to $10.851,000. The total his campaign has raised is now $12.4 million. Heading into the final days, Foley has $243,000 […] [Read More]
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Rallies precede final gubernatorial debate

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There are about four dozen supporters braving the blustery autumn wind outside Stamford High School ahead of the final gubernatorial debate. Around 6 p.m. there seemed to be about three dozen supporters waving signs for Democratic candidate Dan Malloy and only about one dozen supporting Republican candidate Tom Foley. Malloy does have the hometown advantage, […] [Read More]
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New Quinnipiac University Poll Blumenthal Keeps Double-Digit Lead Over McMahon, Malloy Lead Over Foley Shrinks

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  This is from the Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday morning. “Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the Democratic candidate in the U.S. Senate race, leads Republican former wrestling executive Linda McMahon 54 – 42 percent among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This is virtually unchanged from a 54 – 43 […] [Read More]

“Church and State’s” Connecticut connection

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“Where in the Constitution is the separation of church and state?” asked Delaware’s Christine O’Donnell, the controversial GOP candidate for Senate, during an event at a law school last night. Well, it’s in the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or […] [Read More]
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Employees stump for WWE

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Campaign ads supporting Richard Blumenthal have accused World Wrestling Entertainment of “putting profits before people.” The media, too, has criticized the company of producing violent and sexually explicit programming. And now the company – formerly run by Linda McMahon, contender for the senate seat being vacated by Chris Dodd – is asking the public to “stand up for WWE” by tweeting […] [Read More]
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Keep your friends close and your enemies closer

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    Vince McMahon must be reading from Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War.” Why else would the swashbuckling World Wrestling Entertainment boss and husband of U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon invite Michelle Obama — that’s right Michelle Obama — to the wrestling empire’s corporate headquarters in Stamford on Monday? No joke. He did. You […] [Read More]
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New Malloy Ad Assails Foley’s Health Care Platform

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This ad by Democrat Dannel Malloy will start airing tonight, targeting Republican Tom Foley’s health care proposals. http://www.youtube.com/user/malloyforconnecticut#p/u/12/pzu2zGHssxo [Read More]
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Dems claim even Boenher votes with Pelosi

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Above: Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) hands the gavel to Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi as she becomes the first woman Speaker of the House in 2006. House Democrats in U.S. Congress are aiming a counterattack at Republicans going after Democratic incumbents for their voting records. According to an article this week in The Hill, a daily newspaper […] [Read More]
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Blumenthal opens up double digit lead in Q-Poll

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It is hardly the size of the 41 point lead he enjoyed when he entered the race for U.S. Senate in January, but long-time Democratic state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal reclaims a double-digit lead over Republican Linda McMahon in this morning’s Quinnipiac University poll. Blumenthal now leads McMahon by 54 to 43 percent among likely […] [Read More]
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