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New, dueling ads attack Malloy/Foley

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The Republican Governors Association, using some previous video participants, has another http:// attack ad up against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. And the state unions have another https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjJQlei3Xyc against Tom Foley. [Read More]
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Tea Party Patriots want Joe Visconti, gun-slinging third-party governor hopeful, to withdraw

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Sensing that he would draw support away from Republican Tom Foley and help Gov. Dannel P. Malloy win re-election, Connecticut’s Tea Party Patriots have called on Joe Visconti, the West Hartford contractor, to withdraw his wild-card third-party campaign for governor. Tea Party Patriots this morning released an “Open Letter” asking for the move.“You need to […] [Read More]
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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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