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Daily Show’s Jon Stewart skewers Foley, Malloy over testy ‘sex slave’ exchange

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When “sex slaves” start making the 2014 gubernatorial election debate it is surely time to vote. The issue (did we say “sex slaves”?)  came up Sunday during the News8 gubernatorial debate between Republican Tom Foley and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. John Stewart was not slow to notice. He discussed Foley and Malloy’s boats on The […] [Read More]
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Secy of the State warns local registrars that Joe Visconti remains on the ballot

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  The office of the Secretary of the State has sent this out to local officials throughout the state referring to the withdrawl of conservative guns-rights candidate for governor Joe Visconti 11th hour call to back Republican Tom Foley for governor. “To all Registrars of Voters and Town Clerks:   These instructions are being issued […] [Read More]
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Gubernatorial Fact Check: Foley’s 11th hour “tax relief” plan already in effect, mostly

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Republican challenger Tom Foley’s new proposal to end taxes on Social Security and teacher pension incomes, as unveiled in his final debate with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy yesterday on News8 and again on WPLR’s Chaz and AJ Show  this morning, may have been a late-breaking revelation. But in fact state tax law exempts the first […] [Read More]
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It ain’t exactly scientific but ‘Robots’ on WPLR indicate Malloy wins tomorrow

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Gov Dannel P. Malloy just won the battle of Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, again, over Republican gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley, at the end of their debate broadast on WPLR’s morning show “Chaz and AJ.” The show, on the Classic Rock station, may have reached a sizable audience for whom the impending election may be…ah…on […] [Read More]
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Malloy has daylight, 47-44 in final Quinnipiac Poll

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Now that conservative stalking horse Joe Visconti has finally dropped his six gun along with his gubernatorial candidacy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is pulling away from challenger Tom Foley, 47-44 in the final Quinnipiac Poll. But the results are still within the margin of error in a super-tight replay of the 2010 election that Malloy […] [Read More]
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Malloy out there a tad defining Tom Foley as really, really unfriendly to labor

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“You know the stories about companies bought and companies bankrupted while he made millions and millions of dollars,” Gov. Dannel Malloy said before introducing the president to a crowd of 1,900 in Central High School. “You know the stories of how he would break a strike. He’d hire dogs. He’d hand out hatchets. He would […] [Read More]
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Fur flies in final debate between Foley and Malloy

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  By Ken Dixon NEW HAVEN – The final gubernatorial debate focused on personal responsibility and taxes this morning, when Republican Tom Foley defended his personal tax returns, which showed that he paid little in income taxes in recent years. In a policy announcement, Foley said he would work to end state income taxes for […] [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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