| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Republican voters head to the polls August 12th to elect the party's candidate for governor. Greenwich businessman Tom Foley and State Sen. John McKinney are both running in the primary, battling for the chance to face Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The National Rifle Association's Political Action Committee has given Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley a B-minus rating.
His Republican primary opponent, John McKinney earned an F.
Foley's grade puts him among the ranks of "generally pro-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:29 PM
HARTFORD — For weeks, Republican gubernatorial hopeful John McKinney has scolded Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for having "raided nearly $190 million" from a major transportation fund to shore up holes in the state budget.
In public campaign events,...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 4:23 AM
SOUTHINGTON — After the barbecue chicken was served and before the country and western band started playing, John McKinney squeezed himself on to a picnic bench under a wooden pavilion and began making small talk with Republican voters.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers.
His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life.
Those twists also...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:33 AM
STAMFORD - Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney says he supports national efforts to tax internet sales, backing a fix that has been considered in Congress repeatedly but never garnered the support to pass.
McKinney, the state senate...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:42 PM
David M. Walker, a Republican hopeful for lieutenant governor, was caught in traffic on Wednesday night. Like most frustrated drivers, he wanted someone to blame.
"Sitting at a dead stop on I-95 in #CT at 10:00 PM," Walker wrote. "It's time to fire...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:43 PM
HARTFORD — Republican Penny Bacchiochi, whose campaign for lieutenant governor has been involved in various controversies, fired a paid campaign consultant Thursday after she made racial comments about another candidate on Facebook.
The issue arose...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele Thursday endorsed David M. Walker, the Republican who hopes to be the next occupant of the third-floor Capitol office now occupied by Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman.
Fedele served under Gov. M. Jodi Rell from 2007 to 2010 and ran...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley and John McKinney debated at the Hartford Courant on Thursday.
Watch the video above, or read more from the Courant's Daniela Altimari and Matthew Q. Clarida here.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 PM
WATERFORD — After New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that he plans to campaign against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election bid, Malloy swung back at his Tri-State area foe on Tuesday morning.
"I don't mind comparing Connecticut on a...