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“Extras” in new Foley ad are cut-and-paste actors from other campaigns

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The new Tom Foley ad in the governor’s racehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1l0PowUqFg&feature=youtu.be features characters scavenged from other campaigns, who, presumably, are not registered Connecticut voters. Tea drinking guy (scroll down until you see him): http://www.unipond-swiss.ag/application-in-the-industry.html Young professionals: http://www.shutterstock.com/video/clip-4488941-stock-footage-small-business-people-casual-young-downtown-workers-in-chic-loft-or-warehouse-offices.html?src=search:inline/R3GN3QOkBY5aty_G564Gig:1:87/gg Family pouring into car for vacation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wx4WEXxAw_E   [Read More]
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Foley rubs NBC, Malloy’s nose in debate snub

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David Letterman isn’t the only one to blow off NBC for CBS. Republican Tom Foley found time in his busy campaign schedule Thursday night to do a taping of the Sunday political talk show, “Face the State,” at the Rocky Hill studios of Connecticut CBS affiliate WFSB. Up the road in West Hartford, NBC Connecticut […] [Read More]
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Mike Bloomberg’s $uper PAC buys NYC TV in support of Malloy

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Former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s Independence USA PAC has purchased more than $1.5 million in advertising time among local New York City broadcast-TV stations to help Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election effort, Hearst Connecticut Media has learned. It’s positive payback for Malloy’s support of the response to the Newtown School massacre. The bipartisan […] [Read More]
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Michelle Obama to stump for Malloy

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is getting a package deal from the first couple. First lady Michelle Obama is being deployed to New Haven Oct. 30 to stump for the governor, three days ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama to Bridgeport. The first lady’s visit was announced Thursday by the Connecticut Democrats, who have […] [Read More]
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RGA tops DGA and plows $574,500 against Malloy

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The State Elections Enforcement Commission just reported that Grow Connecticut, the anti-Malloy PAC, received another $574K yesterday, bringing its total to $5.5 million, only a million bucks less than Republican Tom Foley’s public-financing grant of $6.5 million. [Read More]
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Democrats move to dismiss GOP lawsuit over use of federal campaign account

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http://civilinquiry.jud.ct.gov/CaseDetail/PublicCaseDetail.aspx?DocketNo=HHDCV146054730S   Here’s the link to the Democratic State Central Committee’s request to dismiss the GOP’s lawsuit aimed at preventing the use of the Dem’s federal account to pay for mailers in the Malloy campaign. [Read More]
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DGA plops another $200,000 into battle against Foley

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The State Elections Enforcement Commission reports that the Democratic Governors Association has written a $200,000 check to the Connecticut Forward PAC, which runs ads against Tom Foley, left, in various media. The DGA has invested $2.45 million in its “uncoordinated” campaign against the Republican gubernatorial candidate Here’s the link: http://seec.ct.gov/ecrisreporting/Data/Attachment/Unassigned/SEEC40_141460_1.pdf [Read More]
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Connecticut Gubernatorial candidates, from left, Independent Joe Visconti, Gov. Dannel Malloy, and Republican Tom Foley actively discuss multiple topics during the gubernatorial debate at the Garde Arts Center in New London, Conn., Thursday Oct. 16, 2014.(AP Photo/The Day, Tim Cook)

Visconti: I’m in the governor’s race until the bitter end

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There will be no exit to stage right for Joe Visconti, the pro-gun thespian who is running as a petition candidate for governor. Contrary to speculation that he is working on a back-room deal to endorse Republican Tom Foley, whose supporters have been pressuring him to get out of the race, Visconti said Tuesday that […] [Read More]
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy before speaking at Kaiser Hall Gymnasium on the campus of Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Conn. Wednesday, March 5, 2014.  President Obama discussed his support to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 and was joined by Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy.

Obama to make 11th-hour Bridgeport visit for Malloy

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is bringing the closer: President Barack Obama. Forced to scrap an Oct. 15 campaign appearance with Malloy in Bridgeport because of the public health threat of the Ebola virus, Obama has rescheduled his visit to Connecticut’s most populous city for Nov. 2 — the Sunday before Election Day. The state Democratic […] [Read More]
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Last chance to register to vote online or by mail

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Without the voters, Dan Malloy and Tom Foley are mere names on the ballot. Both gubernatorial candidates are urging their supporters to register online or by mail to vote in Connecticut’s midterm election by the Oct. 21 deadline (today). A valid identification from the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles is required to register to vote […] [Read More]
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