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Will Tom Foley take the 1972 Skylark to Sunday’s car show in Southbury?

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Republican Tom Foley’s weekend schedule includes an afternoon appearance Sunday at the “Roaring ’20s 44th Annual Antique and Classic Car Show” in Southbury. It’s probably not a place to drive his late mother’s 1972 Buick, a 350, four-barrel, but hope might spring eternal that he motors it up from Greenwich around 2 o’clock, if the […] [Read More]
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In new ad, Malloy touts effort to keep UTC, Sikorsky, Pratt & Whitney

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Gov. Dan Malloy’s re-election campaign plays the working class/millionaire’s card today in a http:// [Read More]
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Surprise. Gun-safety group endorses Malloy for governor; several Republicans for General Assembly

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CT Voters for Gun Safety, listed as a statewide Independent Expenditure Only Political Action Committee, today announced their support for various candidates this November. It’s not surprising that Gov. Malloy was endorsed. But in addition to dozens of Democrats, the group also endorsed Rep. Themis Klarides, R-Derby, who may become the next House minority leader; […] [Read More]
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Joe Visconti, third-party wildcard for governor, stays in the race

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Joe Visconti, the West Hartford contractor who is running an upset bid for governor, says that while he remains friends with Connecticut’s Tea Party Patriots, he will ignore their request to drop out of the race. “I love them all,” Visconti just said in a phone interview. “I can understand their fears but they’re not the […] [Read More]
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Unions blasting Foley for Pennsylvania labor unrest in 1990

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State labor leaders this hour are holding a news conference in Haddam to attack Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley over allegations that he profited off of striking workers when he owned a manufacturing company in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania called T.B. Wood’s. The strike was in 1990 and Foley sold the company in 2007. They are claiming […] [Read More]
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Scotland votes today on breakaway. What does (former) Ambassador Foley say?

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Sure, Tom Foley of Greenwich is still campaigning for his first elective office, but he sure knows how to talk like a politician. And why shouldn’t he? A big fundraiser for national Republicans, the Harvard-trained economist and businessman was director of Private Sector Development for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad from the summer of […] [Read More]
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New, dueling ads attack Malloy/Foley

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The Republican Governors Association, using some previous video participants, has another http:// attack ad up against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. And the state unions have another https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjJQlei3Xyc against Tom Foley. [Read More]
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Tea Party Patriots want Joe Visconti, gun-slinging third-party governor hopeful, to withdraw

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Sensing that he would draw support away from Republican Tom Foley and help Gov. Dannel P. Malloy win re-election, Connecticut’s Tea Party Patriots have called on Joe Visconti, the West Hartford contractor, to withdraw his wild-card third-party campaign for governor. Tea Party Patriots this morning released an “Open Letter” asking for the move.“You need to […] [Read More]
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Tim Herbst says State Treasurer Denise Nappier is scared to debate. No comment from Nappier.

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Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst is trying to gain traction in unseating incumbent Democratic State Treasurer Denise Nappier. The Republican has called for five debates: one in each congressional district. Nappier, who has been treasurer since 1999, has not responded, apparently deciding to run from out in front and ignore Herbst in what is arguably […] [Read More]
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With Malloy out of state, Lt. Gov. Wyman calls out Foley on domestic violence, but he won’t play ball

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Lt. Gov Nancy Wyman, state Sen. Beth Bye and state Rep. Mae Flexer held a conference call with reporters this afternoon, attempting to put some pressure on Republican Tom Foley. Last week, Wyman and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a proposal to automaticaly strip firearms from people (mostly men, let’s face it) who get slapped […] [Read More]
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