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Scouting the opposition

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Merrick Alpert is in the crowd here at the Lincoln Theater for tonight’s GOP Senate debate at the University of Hartford. [Read More]
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Let’s Get Ready to Rumble

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Reporting to you live from the University of Hartford, where tonight GOP Senate hopefuls Linda McMahon, Rob Simmons and Peter Schiff will square off in the first Republican debate of the political season — sponsored by the Hartford Courant and FOX 61. Stay tuned for comprehensive coverage of the hostilities. Want to see it for […] [Read More]
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Live commentary on tonight’s GOP debate

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The debate is beginning on Twitter among partisans of  Simmons and McMahon . We invite you to weigh in here with your thoughts about the debate. Thanks for following along. 7:58: Moderator wraps it up. 7:56 Schiff: I’m an economist who got it right, forecasting the economic collapse “in advance.” For years, I was a fixture […] [Read More]
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Larry DeNardis Smites the Monied Foley During Business Council Forum

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Larry DeNardis, the former Third District congressman who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor, got the best zinger of this budding political season, when he made fun of millionaire Greenwich businessman Tom Foley’s TV commercials. You know the spot: Foley, former GOP fund-raiser, corporate takeover artist and ambassador to Ireland, wearing the canvas coat, with […] [Read More]
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Chris Matthews apparently isn’t the only one with a tingle going up his leg

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Welcome to our Hearst Connecticut Media Group political blog. We hope you’ll bookmark us and check back often for all the latest breaking news and juicy morsels from the campaign trail in the Constitution State. Like this one: Ah the pitfalls of Twitter and social networking sites. A candidate for federal office from Fairfield County, […] [Read More]
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