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  • State GOP Seeks Injunction To Block Malloy Mailer

    State GOP Seeks Injunction To Block Malloy Mailer
    The state Republican Party filed for a temporary injunction Friday to block any planned campaign mailers supporting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy paid for with money raised for federal campaigns. Top Republicans gathered outside the courthouse in Hartford...
  • Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Witkos As Deputy

    Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Witkos As Deputy
    Three years ago, the state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale. Senators John McKinney, Andrew Roraback, and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together....
  • Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million

    Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million
    The hotly contested governor's race that attracted national attention cost more than $30 million for television commercials, consultants and other campaign expenses. The biggest single contributor was the State of Connecticut, which paid out $13...
  • Prime Time Came, State Republicans Not Ready

    Prime Time Came, State Republicans Not Ready
    I spent more than three hours on Election Night sitting next to Mark Boughton, the Republican mayor of Danbury, the 2010 running mate of Tom Foley and a candidate for this year's Republican gubernatorial nomination. It was my idea to invite him to...
  • Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Looney As Senate President Pro Tem

    Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Looney As Senate President Pro Tem
    Three years ago, state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale. Sens. John McKinney, Andrew Roraback and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together. After...
  • Critics Getting It Wrong On Early Release Program

    Critics Getting It Wrong On Early Release Program
    Republicans critics seem way off-target in calling for the end of an early release program started by the Malloy administration. They say the program puts "public safety in jeopardy." It's hard to see how. Crime is down. Major crime has dropped 8.6...
  • Thanks Republicans For Picking Foley

    As a Democrat, I want to personally thank every Connecticut Republican who voted for Tom Foley in the GOP primary. The party could have nominated state Sen. John McKinney, a seasoned politician and formidable debater with a long track record of...
  • GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy

    GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy
    Republican state legislators Tuesday blasted a state Democratic Party plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal congressional campaigns, saying it would destroy the "last remnants of 'clean campaign...
  • A Few Days Before GOP Primary, Both Candidates Confident

     A Few Days Before GOP Primary, Both Candidates Confident
    WATERTOWN — The front-runner in this week's Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley, insisted he's "seen no shift in sentiment" among GOP voters as he worked the crowd at a street fair here Saturday. But challenger John McKinney was adamant...
  • Primary Voter Turnout Marks GOP's Lowest Participation Rate Since 1986

    Voter turnout figures released this week reveal that participation in this month's statewide Republican primaries was the party's lowest in nearly three decades. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said that 21 percent of registered Republicans voted...
  • NYC Prison Scandal Continues; Times Editorial Cites 'Outrageous Behavior' By Dora Schriro, Now CT Public Safety Commissioner

    NYC Prison Scandal Continues; Times Editorial Cites 'Outrageous Behavior' By Dora Schriro, Now CT Public Safety Commissioner
    Connecticut's public safety commissioner, Dora Schriro, was criticized in a New York Times editorial Tuesday for "outrageous behavior" in the performance of her pre-2014 job as New York City correction commissioner. The newspaper based the editorial on...