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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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CEA sets date for gubernatorial endorsement

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WALLINGFORD _ After an arduous process that include candidate questionnaires, a membership forum and a 28-member Political Action Committee, the Connecticut Education Association said it will have an announcement to make Sept 29 on a gubernatorial endorsement. The 43,000-member teacher’s union, the state’s largest, heard Saturday from Gov. Dannel Malloy, his Republican challenger Tom Foley […] [Read More]
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Malloy is in NYC raising buck$, but the gubernatorial campaign continues

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Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman will join two legislative leaders, Sen. Beth Bye and Rep. Mae Flexer this afternoon in a conference call with reporters this afternoon aimed at getting GOP gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley to react to Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposal to make it illegal for anyone with a temporary restraining order against them to […] [Read More]
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It had to happen. Gov. Malloy is under the radar in “New York City” today, while Tom Foley has actual public appearance in The Valley

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When it comes to daily schedules, Gov. Dannel Malloy has been Mr. Transparent, if not Gov. Frenetic. There is his daily schedule as governor, then there is the campaign, where the twain sometimes meet. The campaign has been announcing various political events, such as yesterday’s transportation forum, in which he shared, separately, a podium in […] [Read More]
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Joe Visconti, conservative third-party candidate for governor, has spurs that jingle jangle

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Cue the dramatic music. Here is an ad for Joe Visconti http:// the West Hartford contractor who is running a distant third in the campaign for governor. He pays homage to his Tea Party compatriots. Yes, he has a permit to carry firearms. [Read More]
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Malloy camp, calling “Angry Dan” ad a cheap shot, reminds voters that Tom Foley has a police record for road rage

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The 30-second “Angry Dan” ad has prompted a vociferous response from Roy Occhiogrosso, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s campaign advisor, who wants to remind voters that Foley has a couple of arrests on his record plus a night behind bars. “Tom Foley has brought the issue of character and temperament front and center in this campaign, which […] [Read More]
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Gov. Malloy, on campaign stops, offers two initiatives for elders

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Malloy, in New Haven and West Haven today, offered an expansion of so-called circuit-breaker property-tax benefits and caretaker tax credits for the elderly.  “We need to do all we can to make sure seniors can afford to stay in Connecticut and with the increasing aging population in our state, we are giving tax breaks to […] [Read More]
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