Ignoring the petitioning candidate who captured nine percent of the vote in other polls, Rasmussen Reports released a poll Sunday showing Republican Tom Foley with a seven-point lead in a two-way race with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, 50 percent to 43 percent.
Outside spending on Connecticut’s deadlocked race for governor blew past $10 million Friday night as the Republican and Democratic governors associations reported another $1.4 million in expenditures, mostly for attack ads.
The Connecticut Republican Party filed a lawsuit and elections complaint Friday accusing the state Democratic Party of illegally using federal campaign contributions to support the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
WASHINGTON – Reps. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, and Jim Himes, D-4th District, have made the care of veterans a focus of their reelection campaigns, following a national trend that put the nation’s veterans near the top of the list of political issues this year. Continue Reading →
After months of sparring over when, how often and if they would debate, the major party candidates for state treasurer have agreed to participate in a forum to be televised two days before election day. Continue Reading →
A national gun-control group co-founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and funded by some of the wealthiest names in technology gave $501,000 Thursday to a political action committee to air television ads in Connecticut's race for governor. Continue Reading →
Republican Tom Foley refused to say Thursday night during a gubernatorial debate with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joe Visconti if he believes mankind contributed to climate change or whether state policy could affect the phenomenon. Continue Reading →
Preliminary testing indicates that the Yale doctoral student admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital with Ebola-like symptoms does not have the deadly virus. While awaiting the results, officials sought to emphasize the efforts to prepare in case someone in Connecticut contracts Ebola virus -- while also trying to reassure people that the risk of infection is low. Continue Reading →
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A patient with Ebola-like symptoms was admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital for evaluation late Wednesday night. “We have not confirmed or ruled-out any diagnosis at this point,” the hospital said in a statement. Continue Reading →
It’s a simple question that executive search committees ask. The query is meant to test whether the desire to be a chief executive can be crystallized into a single concrete act: OK, let’s say you have the job, what do you do first? It's a question Tom Foley has no answer for. Second of a two-day series. Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON -- Republican Mark Greenberg loaned his campaign another $592,500 during the summer, making his personal investment in his effort to unseat Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, more than $1.1 million, according to the latest filings with the Federal Elections Commission. Continue Reading →