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  • A Verdict Prompts A Question: How Did Rowland Not Learn His Lesson The First Time?

    A Verdict Prompts A Question: How Did Rowland Not Learn His Lesson The First Time?
    How could John Rowland tempt fate again, a decade after his crooked dealings with state contractors sent him tumbling from the governor's office into federal prison? How did he not learn his lesson? Why didn't he make the best of the golden opportunities...
  • Gubernatorial Campaign Turns Focus To Jobs

    Gubernatorial Campaign Turns Focus To Jobs
    MERIDEN--The day after state department of labor estimates showed Connecticut lost 3,600 jobs in August, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley leaned over the counter at a diner in Meriden and relayed the figure to the waitress standing behind it....
  • Former Union President Confronts Foley About T.B. Wood's

    Former Union President Confronts Foley About T.B. Wood's
    The day after union officials called attention to a 1990 strike at a Pennsylvania plant owned by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, a retired union leader confronted Foley on the campaign trail about the labor dispute.  Charlie Moyles, 89,...
  • Connecticut AFL-CIO Launches Direct Mail Hit on Tom Foley

    Connecticut AFL-CIO Launches Direct Mail Hit on Tom Foley
    The Connecticut's largest labor organization will be bombarding mailboxes across the state with campaign mailers slamming Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley. "Tom Foley says his business experience is why he should be elected governor," one...
  • Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike

     Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike
    A bitter strike at a Pennsylvania company 24 years ago became a flash point on the Connecticut campaign trail Thursday as union officials revived the story to attack Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, who owned the plant at the time of the...
  • Gun Safety Group Endorses Malloy, Lots of Democrats, Only Five Republicans

    Gun Safety Group Endorses Malloy, Lots of Democrats, Only Five Republicans
    HARTFORD - If the gun issue becomes a deciding factor in this year's gubernatorial campaign, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy will have Connecticut's biggest pro-gun control groups on his side. CT Voters for Gun Safety, the political action arm of...
  • Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups

    Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups
    HARTFORD - If the gun issue becomes a deciding factor in this year's governor's race, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy will have Connecticut's biggest pro-gun control groups on his side. The problem for Malloy is that a recent Quinnipiac Poll found...
  • Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign

     Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign
    The second-to-last jobs report before the election was full of bad news. Cities, towns and casinos cut 4,000 jobs in August, and Connecticut had about 3,600 fewer jobs than it did the month before, according to preliminary estimates issued Thursday by...
  • No Letup Likely In Malloy-Foley Ad War

    No Letup Likely In Malloy-Foley Ad War
    It's no use: You cannot escape the political ads that have taken over the airwaves and cable wires. They are frequent and repetitive. Sometimes they are annoying and infuriating. Now and then they may imbue optimism about the future or pride in the recent...
  • Foley Says Union Gave Bad Advice; Union Says Foley Made Millions Off Striking Workers

    Foley Says Union Gave Bad Advice; Union Says Foley Made Millions Off Striking Workers
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley says the union gave bad advice to workers who went on strike at a company he formerly owned in Pennsylvania. Foley made his comments Thursday morning after being told that Connecticut union officials were...
  • Why Isn't Visconti Part Of Debates?

    I believe some news source should tackle the question of why Joe Visconti -- a valid candidate for governor -- is not being invited to the debates. What are the other candidates afraid of? Visconti is an official candidate for governor who has...