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State Democrats send out “devastating” mailer to unaffiliateds

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This six-page, fold-out mailer, hammering Tom Foley on gun-control, is hitting the mailboxes of unaffiliated voters, slamming the Republican gubernatorial challenger on his use of the word “inconvenient” to describe the 2013 gun-controls reforms, including an expansion of the ban on military-style rifles and large-capacity ammunition magazines. The first page is a white address area […] [Read More]
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Updates of Obama’s visit to Connecticut

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Obama has landed

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Marine One touched down at the Greenwich Polo Club at 5:08 p.m. EDT, carrying President Barack Obama to Greenwich fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Presidential motorcade is en route to Conyers Farm estate of Richard and Ellen Schapps Richman, the same couple who hosted POTUS in 2010. Obama is using the presidential SUV […] [Read More]
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Foley, during batting practice in Hartford, swings and misses a couple times

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  If any crowd would be a friendly one for GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley (Dixon photo), it would be the Metro Hartford Alliance group of business and non-profit leaders gathered in a Main Street function room downtown to listen to his stump speech and ask questions. But with about 15 minutes left in a […] [Read More]
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Republicans charge that Democrats want to launder state contractor ca$h thru their federal campaign account

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Minority House and Senate Republicans are finishing a news conference blasting Democrats for an attempt, reported yesterday in the CTPolitics Blog that would allow the Democratic State Central Committee to use its federal account to pay for a mailer for Gov. Dan Malloy’s candidacy. This would essentially erase the 2005 ban on state contractor contributions […] [Read More]
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Obama’s $32K a plate Greenwich supper club

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This might leave a divot. But when you’re President Barack Obama, the grass is indeed greener at the Greenwich Polo Club — and so are the greenbacks. Headed to Greenwich tonight for a VIP fundraising dinner, Obama is expected to land by Marine One helicopter on a nearby polo field that Britain’s Prince Harry played […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Forward blasts another half million buck$ to target Foley

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The State Elections Enforcement Commission just posted a new campaign-expenditure report http://seec.ct.gov/ecrisreporting/Data/Attachment/Unassigned/SEEC40_141250_1.pdf indicating that $490,000 will be added, mostly for TV ads, to oppose Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. The big contributors to the PAC include the Democratic Governors Association, AFSCME, the AFT, the SEIU and Teamsters Local 1150 out of Stratford.   [Read More]
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U.S. Rep Jim Himes, facing rematch with Republican Dan Debicella, is up on TV

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  Here is Democrat Jim Himes’ first ad as he defends his 4th Congressional District seat. lhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l60rMojiiA8&list=UUhNVx06t18A7xrBy2FPL1eA [Read More]
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