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Author: Ken Dixon

Tom Foley, who paid $1,000 in tax-loss years of 2011 and 2012, contributed $27,000 to state, national Republicans

Tom Foley, the Republican private investor challenging Gov. Dannel Malloy, admits that 2011 and 2012 weren’t great years for his business interests. He took a $2.8 million capital gain in 2011, offset
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Happy Birthday David Walker

David Walker of Bridgeport, the United States Comptroller General from 1998 until 2008 and recently the lieutenant-governor running mate for Senate Minority Leader John McKinney’s failed GOP
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Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, Speaker Sharkey (“fake’), Malloy (“What the hell does that mean?”) pile on Foley’s urban agenda

Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey (below, photo by Dixon) calls out Republican Tom Foley (left, photo by Dixon) as a “fake” in a made-for-the-news-media attack with Democratic members of the
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Gov. Malloy solos for an hour with the Metro Hartford Alliance

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
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Non-profit Vote Smart has info on CT’s race for governor

  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
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Dems go guerrilla, or avian, at Foley HQ

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
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Union representing 43,000 teachers backs Malloy

  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.
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Gov. Malloy, in East Hartford, tees off on challenger Tom Foley’s school plan

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
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Dems say Foley plagiarized his urban agenda

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
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Tom Foley in New Britain: Good-old What’s Her Name

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
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