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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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Foley says he won’t release state tax records

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Tom Foley, speaking with reporters after a brief appearance before the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities: “Why is the governor talking about people’s tax returns? Let me make something very clear. In the last 10 years I have paid over $2 million in taxes to the state of Connecticut and I think it’s very discourteous of […] [Read More]
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Quinnipiac Poll tomorrow

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The release of the latest Quinnipiac Poll tomorrow will beat the sun to the horizon by about an hour. The last poll, issued two weeks ago, showed Gov. Dannel Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley in a dead heat, 43-43. [Read More]
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Michelle Obama cuts radio ad for Malloy

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Listen to the First Lady’s radio spot for Gov. Dannel Malloy [Read More]
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. CT Post file photo

Foley won’t participate in NBC Connecticut debate

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Gov. Dannel Malloy, Republican challenger,Tom Foley, and unaffiliated candidate, Joe Visconti were invited to participate in Thursday’s forum, which will air live on NBC Connecticut at 7 p.m. Through a spokesperson, Foley said he will not attend the forum. The TV station said in a statement that it has had “ongoing discussions” with Foley’s campaign […] [Read More]
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Malloy regrets? He has a few.

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning asked the Hearst Connecticut Media editorial boards for their endorsements in the imminent election. Asked what he regrets about his first four-year term, he was candid. “I wish we were rolling back some of the tax increases that we had to have to balance the budget, unless we were […] [Read More]
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