| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:51 PM
To win next week's election for governor, Republican Tom Foley will have to persuade hundreds of thousands of voters outside his own party that he is the best choice to lead blue state Connecticut.
Like other Republicans who run for office in...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett is not only trailing his Democratic challenger badly, but he has lost the support of nearly a quarter of his fellow Republicans, according to polls showing his bid for a second term is in deep trouble.
With the incumbent faring so...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:03 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Joe Visconti, a petitioning candidate for governor, has no money and little name recognition, but for 60 minutes on Thursday he shared the television spotlight with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The two men engaged in a lively and, at...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:06 AM
Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools.
The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:54 PM
WATERBURY — The two major party candidates for governor made a pitch for votes at an NAACP forum this past weekend, pledging to help raise up the urban underclass, improve big-city schools, and create second chances for people who have served time...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Reports of sexual assault climbed last year on many Connecticut college campuses, an increase that college officials and experts attributed to heightened awareness and expanded educational programs that make it easier for victims to come forward.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:22 PM
With the grinding and joyless campaign for governor lurching into its final two weeks, both Tom Foley and Dannel P. Malloy are chasing a dwindling but influential group of undecided voters who could provide a narrow edge in what is likely to be an...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Going into Thursday's debate, Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley holds the decidedly unglamorous position of being the only viable alternative to an unpopular incumbent, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Followers of the gubernatorial race (along with...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:26 PM
HARTFORD – In high-profile gubernatorial races from Maine to Michigan, candidates are skipping out on televised debates.
But the governor's race in Connecticut is bucking the trend.
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley are...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:09 AM
EAST HAVEN — Joe Visconti has no money, few connections and little clout.
But the one-term council member from West Hartford has a strategy that he believes will propel him into the governor's office on Nov. 4.
"I'm not here to just influence...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Two of the state's top political science professors are predicting increased negativity in an already nasty race for governor.
Professor Gary Rose of Sacred Heart University and Scott McLean of Quinnipiac University both said that the clashes in last...