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  • Jim Shea: Poll Finds Gov. Morphay Tied with Theo Farster

    Who do you want to be the Republican candidate for governor? Jan Mitcheem? Taylor Butter? Mia Brazent? How about the frontrunner, Theo Farster? Don't recognize any of the candidates, well don't fret. These would only be the names of the nominees if...
  • Foley, Malloy — Just A Coin Toss Apart

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley are not Bird and Magic, and they're not Ali and Frazier. They're McEnroe and Connors — two edgy hotheads incapable of processing their similarities. I sat down with Foley for an hour two weeks ago (his idea). I...
  • Foley Slips Democrats' Minimum Wage Trap

    Here's a sentence I have not written before: Tom Foley did something smart last week. The front-running hopeful for the Republican nomination for governor did not step into the hoary minimum wage hike snare Democrats set out for him. Democrats on the...
  • Years Later, Foley And Malloy Still Dead Even

    Years Later, Foley And Malloy Still Dead Even
    Nothing changes. The 2010 gubernatorial race was a down-to-the-wire heart-stopper. Polls since then haven't put meaningful distance between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley, the GOP flag-bearer who almost beat Mr. Malloy four years ago and who...
  • Not Just Dems Taking State Contractor Money

    Lest you think that only Democrats take suspect campaign contributions from "principals" of companies that do business with the state, read Jon Lender's "Government Watch" column in last Sunday's Courant. Republican candidates for governor John McKinney...
  • Republicans Agree – And Clash On Gun Control

    BROOKFIELD — During a two-hour debate Sunday evening, Republican gubernatorial candidates jockeyed for the chance to face expected Democrat nominee Dannel P. Malloy in November's election, differing sharply on gun control. The candidates agreed...
  • 2014 Will Be Interesting Year in Baseball, Politics

    I understand I'm a little late with this but I've been away. I think 2014 is going to be a fun year. I don't mean this in every way. The Yankees have gotten considerably stronger this off season, while the Red Sox have pretty much stayed the same,...
  • Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases

    Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases
    The race for the Republican nomination for governor is an odd and complex affair. The candidates are campaigning around the state seeking support from the 1,200 people they expect to be delegates at the May nominating convention at the Mohegan Sun casino....
  • State Pension Funds Grew By $2.9B In 2013, Even After Payouts

    The political debate over Connecticut's long-term health and pension liabilities just got more complicated, as the state's pension and trust funds grew by $3 billion in 2013 to $28.2 billion, even after paying out $636 million in benefits and expenses....
  • Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday

    Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday
    HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection. Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...
  • Democratic Goons Flailing At Straw Men

    Here's something I've learned: All of the Republicans running for governor, as well as all of the Republicans thinking about running for governor, are hypocrites, liars, degenerates and probably worse. The reason I know this is because I —...