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The Hartford CourantThe 2014 gubernatorial campaign is not yet in full swing, but the budget debate over the next six weeks at the state Capitol could hint at the bitter political clashes to come. Three of the expected candidates in the governor's race will be at the...
New Haven Register, Conn.Despite blistering blowback from his initial introduction of an ethics bill, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley was back Tuesday at the Capitol accusing 11 legislators of conflicts of interest. Foley said he is continuing to push his "good...
If anyone’s wondering why GOP lawmakers in this day and age are so reluctant to vote for what most Americans consider sensible gun control, consider what’s happening in this moderate state of ours, home of the Newtown gun massacre. Down in...
Republicans won the top line on ballots fair and square, a unanimous state Supreme Court said last September. But last week, Democrats in the General Assembly began a power grab to reverse the court's 7-0 ruling and take back the top line —...
Tags: Elections, Democratic Party, Dannel P. Malloy , Voting, Government
If Caroline Kennedy were simply a lawyer and author, it's doubtful that she would be on any president's short list for a major diplomatic appointment. But Kennedy is also a member of a storied American political family and an early and valued supporter of...
Tags: The Washington Post, U.S. Senate, John F. Kennedy, China, Japan
Republican governor hopeful Tom Foley might be naïve. His proposal to raise ethical standards at the state Capitol is unrealistic. But we suspect he's right that pointing out the gamy nexus among elected officials, lobbyists and state contractors...
The Hartford CourantRepublican Tom Foley, the 2010 Republican nominee for governor who hopes to reprise that role next year, ventured into a legislative public hearing last week. What a lesson the former ambassador to Ireland learned. You mention ethics at your peril in...
The Hartford CourantAbraham Lincoln's birthday last Tuesday marked the start of months of local Republican organization dinners and fundraising events. The annual ritual of honoring Lincoln provides an informal start to the party's 2014 race for governor. Four candidates...
Zillionaire Tom Foley has thrown his custom made, silk hat into the ring. That's right, he's running against Gov. Dan Malloy in next year's election. Know what? I don't think Foley has a chance. He'll have to get by his own party first and I...
The Hartford CourantLet me tell you something you don't know about me. I'm itchin' to vote for a Republican. This is really true. I mostly vote Democratic, but it seems healthier to me to occasionally cast a vote the other way. I don't like being a knee-jerk Democrat. Or...
The Hartford CourantIt's been a busy few weeks, what with the election, the Petraeus scandal, the Thanksgiving holiday, and UConn being dissed yet again by the ACC, so I thought I might provide a quick rundown of what's been going on with some of the major players....
One Connecticut Republican who may have come out of last week’s elections as a significant loser wasn’t even running for anything. He has his eye on 2014 and he can’t be too happy when he reads the entrails of this election’s GOP...
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