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Gov. Malloy solos for an hour with the Metro Hartford Alliance

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A day after his second debate – the first televised – with Republican Tom Foley, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday detailed cost-cutting measures he pushed in his first term that will save the state billions of dollars down the road. Speaking during a morning candidate forum in the Hilton Hartford before about 120 […] [Read More]
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Non-profit Vote Smart has info on CT’s race for governor

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  Here are some links provided by Vote Smart, the non-partisan, non-profit that unlike your average political clearing house, or politician for that matter, won’t take contributions from special interests, corporations or PACs.       http://votesmart.org/candidate/campaign-finance/126609/tom-foley#.VCrm3PldV1Z http://votesmart.org/candidate/evaluations/126609/tom-foley#.VCrnnvldV1Z       http://votesmart.org/candidate/evaluations/66223/dan-malloy#.VCroFfldV1Z   http://votesmart.org/candidate/key-votes/66223/dan-malloy#.VCronvldV1Z [Read More]
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Dems go guerrilla, or avian, at Foley HQ

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Democratic operatives today, pressing GOP gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley on his partial release of income tax summaries last week, rented some costumes for the occasion outside Foley’s Southington headquarters. Photo by CT Dems [Read More]
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Union representing 43,000 teachers backs Malloy

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  Sheila Cohen, president of the Connecticut Education Association Board of Directors announced this morning that the 43,000-member teacher union has endorsed Governor Dan Malloy for re-election.  “The CEA leadership and members took great pains to examine the records and positions on education of all the candidates for governor,” she said in a statement. “We […] [Read More]
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Gov. Malloy, in East Hartford, tees off on challenger Tom Foley’s school plan

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The day after Republican Tom Foley announced an urban agenda that could allow parents to withdraw their children from failing public schools, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, at Robert O’Brien Middle School on Farm Drive in East Hartford, bashed the plan. He warned that Foley would literally close schools. “Tom Foley will take our schools — […] [Read More]
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Dems say Foley plagiarized his urban agenda

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State Democrats, reacting after Tom Foley’s rollout of his urban agenda (photo by Ken Dixon), say the Republican gubernatorial candidate plagiarized - “word for word, sentence for sentence – from other sources.” Here are some of the websites, including the Connecticut Policy Institute, which Foley bankrolled after his losing 2010 attempt at winning the governor’s race: […] [Read More]
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Tom Foley in New Britain: Good-old What’s Her Name

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley got the order wrong in New Britain a few minutes ago, when he acknowledged his lieutenant governor running mate, Heather Bond Somers of faraway Groton (seen here with GOP State Chairman Jerry Labriola, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and Foley), at the start of his big urban-agenda news conference in New […] [Read More]
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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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