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Foley refuses to concede, but options are unclear

Despite figures showing Democrat Dan Malloy winning the governor’s race by more than 5,000 votes, state Republicans began a town-by-town search Friday afternoon for grounds to challenge the apparent defeat of Tom Foley. As of 6 p.m. Friday, 5,637 votes separated the candidates, although that number could change if municipalities submit amended returns. The current […]

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Blumenthal ends campaign in debt to himself

WASHINGTON-Although his U.S. Senate bid is wrapped up and he won’t face re-election for six years, Democrat Richard Blumenthal may not be taking a break from one element of the campaign–fundraising–anytime soon. Recent campaign filings show that Blumenthal pumped another $277,000 of his own money into his  Senate campaign in the final two weeks of the […]

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Diverse group of judges approved– for three months

The state legislature’s Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly approved Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s last set of judicial nominations Friday, backing an ethnically diverse panel of four who could end up serving only a few months. Because of the timing of their nominations, the four new judges’ initial appointments only extend through Feb. 9. Whether they serve beyond […]