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Foley: Recount likely in governor’s race

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Tom Foley has told the Connecticut Post that a recount is likely in the governor’s race. By law, a certain margin of votes triggers a recount. Votes are still being tallied in that race and there has been a delay in voting results from Bridgeport where not enough ballots were ordered for the election. Because […] [Read More]
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Counting the ballots at McLevy Hall in Bridgeport

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Even at 2:30 a.m., workers are diligently counting ballots from yesterday’s election at McLevy Hall in Bridgeport. At this point, folks are tired. But a good handful of workers were going through ballots, one by one, and counting up the votes. Democracy at work. [Read More]
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Malloy addresses crowd

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy addresses the crowd with his wife Cathy Malloy by his side at The Society Room in Hartford, Conn. at approximately 1:10am on Wednesday November 3, 2010. Heading out for the night…interested to see what today brings. [Read More]
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Malloy, Foley: We won

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And now, we wait for votes. Both Dannel Malloy and Tom Foley spoke to their supporters — Foley in Greenwich and Malloy in Hartford — around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, and both of them announced essentially the same thing: We won. Of course, there can only be one real winner. We may not know who […] [Read More]
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ABC-you-later, Nightline

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Our mole tells us that Linda McMahon was asked by Christiane Amanpour to go live on “Nightline” in the wake of her Senate race loss. Thanks, but no thanks was the response from the Republican, who is said to be drained from months of campaigning. [Read More]
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McMahon supporters say goodbye….

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Supporters of Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Linda McMahon reach out to shake her hand just before McMahon gave a concession speech at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Conn., Tuesday night, Nov. 2, 2010. Democrat Richard Blumenthal has been unofficially declared the winner. [Read More]
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Waiting and watching at Malloy’s headquarters

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Democratic supporters watch as late numbers come in on the gubernatorial race at Malloy’s headquarters at The Society Room. [Read More]
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The anatomy of loss: McMahon

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Linda McMahon’s poor showing in Connecticut’s 2nd congressional district is being blamed by one GOP strategist on former U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons, R-Stonington, whom the former WWE chief executive defeated in the August GOP primary. Simmons never really got behind McMahon in the general election campaign, which some Republicans saw as key to keeping it […] [Read More]
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