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Exclusive: Obama to stump for Malloy in Bridgeport

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The POTUS always rings twice. For the second time in eight days, President Barack Obama is heading to Connecticut, this time to fire up the Democratic base for endangered Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in the state’s most populous city, Bridgeport. Obama will travel to the Park City on the evening of Oct. 15 for a […] [Read More]
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National Review: Malloy is country’s ‘worst governor’

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A conservative magazine founded by the late Stamford resident William F. Buckley, with Milford resident Jack Fowler on the masthead as publisher, is calling Gov. Dannel Malloy the worst governor in the U.S. The piece by Matt Purple in the magazine’s online edition calls the Connecticut race, a rematch between Malloy and Republican Tom Foley, […] [Read More]
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Argh, Matey! Malloy’s campaign keel hauls Foley yacht

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s campaign is hoisting the Jolly Roger and commandeering Tom Foley’s foreign-registered yacht, Odalisque, for his next https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm1yisaxBeI&feature=youtu.be [Read More]
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Joe Visconti, who petitioned his way onto the ballot in the gubernatorial race, greets Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at the Brooklyn (Conn.) Fair on Aug. 24, 2104. Contributed photo.

NBC Connecticut: the show (debate) must go on with or without Foley

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This peacock is standing its ground. NBC Connecticut plans to go ahead with an Oct. 23 gubernatorial debate, despite being unable to come to terms with Republican Tom Foley. Foley’s campaign has thus far balked at the invitation of the peacock network, which is at odds with the GOP candidate over the inclusion of pro-gun […] [Read More]
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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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