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  • Is Tom Foley Bored With This Election?

    Is Tom Foley Bored With This Election?
    Last Tuesday night, I was picking up tickets at the will call window. Bill Curry (yes, yes, I know) was next to me, yakking about the latest gubernatorial debate, and the woman in front of us in line whirled around and, demonstrably angry, said she...
  • Giddyup!

    Giddyup!
    This has been a tough race for the voters of Connecticut, as the polls suggest. People generally don’t like Gov. Dan Malloy and they don’t trust Tom Foley. For me, the devil you know is better than the devil you don’t know. I avoided...
  • Hotly Contested Battle For Simsbury's 16th House District

    Hotly Contested Battle For Simsbury's 16th House District
    SIMSBURY — Democratic State Rep. John Hampton is seeking to hold onto his seat in the 16th House District in a hotly contested race against Republican challenger Cheryl Cook. Hampton is a former member of the board of selectmen seeking a second...
  • Time To Improve State's Low Voter Turnout

    Time To Improve State's Low Voter Turnout
    Elections have consequences. The recent national spotlight on Ferguson, Mo, revealed a community in which only 13 percent of the electorate voted resulting in a mostly white city council, school board and police department in a town where two-thirds...
  • Visconti Shakes It Off, Heads To Foley Territory

    Visconti Shakes It Off, Heads To Foley Territory
    FAIRFIELD – With a little over a week left to go before the elections on Nov. 4th, petitioning candidate Joe Visconti finds himself under attack as some Republicans ramp up efforts to force him out of the governor's race. Earlier this month a...
  • In Economic Battle, It's Malloy's Rising Numbers Vs. Foley's Nagging Malaise

    In Economic Battle, It's Malloy's Rising Numbers Vs. Foley's Nagging Malaise
    The jobs picture for Connecticut looked grim as of this past Monday morning, with just 5,600 new positions added by employers over the previous 12 months. Tom Foley wanted you to know how bad a year we were having in his effort to bash, and unseat, Gov....
  • Malloy Hoping Labor Can Get Out The Vote In Nov. 4 Election

    Malloy Hoping Labor Can Get Out The Vote In Nov. 4 Election
    FARMINGTON — Four years ago, labor activists launched an aggressive ground game that helped elect — by a 6,400-vote margin – Connecticut's first Democratic governor in three decades. Now, a week out from the Nov. 4 election, Gov....
  • Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum

    Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum
    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...
  • Obamas, Christie Visiting CT In Final Week Before Election

    Obamas, Christie Visiting CT In Final Week Before Election
    With President Obama and other national figures arriving during the next seven days, national attention is focusing on Connecticut as millions of dollars pour into the dead-heat governor's race. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be the first to arrive...
  • Malloy Has Been Running Since College

    Malloy Has Been Running Since College
    Many are asking — and rightfully so — "Where does Tom Foley stand?" A more important and perplexing question is, "Where does Gov. Dannel Malloy stand?" Foley, the Republican challenger, is running an unsurprising and uninspired referendum...
  • Nappier Battles Herbst For State Treasurer

    Nappier Battles Herbst For State Treasurer
    With sole authority over the state's $29.7 billion pension fund, the state treasurer wields enormous power and responsibilities for state retirees and their beneficiaries. Democratic Treasurer Denise Nappier has overseen the pension fund for the past 16...