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WNPR radio host wins Election Day coup: POTUS at 1ish

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WNPR talk show host Colin McEnroe hosted President Obama after the 1 p.m. news this afternoon. The president, in a phone interview, spoke about the polling delay in Hartford this morning calling it a frustration. He urged residents not to let it deter them from voting. “Obviously I am a strong supporter of Gov. Malloy,” […] [Read More]
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Election watchdog barks at Hartford

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Cheri Quickmire, executive director of Common Cause in Connecticut, says that turnout is heavier than expected around the state and that there are lines in various communities. “There are people turning out to vote and that’s a good thing,” she said, stressing that voting irregularities seem confined to Hartford, where lists of voters in some […] [Read More]
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Polls open. Go exercise your franchise. People died so you can vote.

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You know what you’re supposed to do, so go do it. [Read More]
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Odalisque

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”?) ┬ácame 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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tom and heather

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 ┬áthis morning, may have been a late-breaking revelation. But in fact state tax law exempts the first […] [Read More]
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rock em

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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