| 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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:31 PM
PITTSBURGH — Attention, Pennsylvanians: Wednesday's debate — the third and final one of the campaign — proved there is more to this gubernatorial election than education spending and income taxes.
Incumbent Republican Tom Corbett and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:33 PM
HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Florida voters don't trust Gov. Rick Scott very much. They feel the same queasiness about challenger Charlie Crist. There are at least two plausible explanations for the dismal showing. It could be the consequence of negative ads that bombard voters...
| 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 24, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Education became a dominant theme in the governor's race this week, as Democrats launched an attack against Republican candidate Tom Foley for education proposals they say would slash funding from schools that need it the most.
At the core of Foley's...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Vernon police are releasing an artist's rendering, based on remains that were found in Vernon in March of 2013, in the hope that someone will recognize the person in question and aid their investigation.
"We're hoping that a family member, a neighbor...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
VERNON — Police released a facial reconstruction Tuesday afternoon of a woman whose skeletal remains were found on West Street last year in hopes of identifying her.
Little information on the remains had been released by the Vernon Police...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:55 PM
HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had a packed schedule last Monday, attending a chamber of commerce breakfast in Meriden, a ceremony marking the progress on a hospital tower in Farmington and then a meet-and-greet with participants at a charity bike...