Tom Foley goes to the Republican convention next week as the public favorite for the GOP nomination for governor, tied in the general-election match up with the Democratic incumbent, Dannel P. Malloy, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Friday.
Senate President Pro Tem Donald E. Williams Jr. will be interviewed this weekend to become the next president of Quinebaug Valley Community College.
Martha Dean envisioned her first gubernatorial campaign event as a hall packed with thousands, generating the quivering rush of a Saturn rocket lifting off. On Tuesday night, she settled for two dozen people sitting on folding chairs. The only rumble came from a bus.
New Haven – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy paid a visit Tuesday to the city that produced his biggest plurality in 2010, publicizing a $1 million state grant for a long-delayed community project, one of the benefits of incumbency.
Tom Foley, the front-runner in a six-candidate field for the Republican nomination for governor, will not participate in debates until after the GOP nominating convention May 17, his spokesman said Thursday.
Martha Dean told Connecticut’s largest gun group that her candidacy for governor was an opportunity for besieged gun owners to strike at a Democratic governor and General Assembly hostile to their rights — and to GOP candidates who only pay lip service to their interests. Dean says she will wage a Republican primary only if endorsed by the nominating convention in May.
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton stirred up the race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination Tuesday, naming an early running mate, Heather Bond Somers, in a bold bid to boost his appeal to donors and delegates.
When the Connecticut Citizens Defense League endorsed Republican Tom Foley in the 2010 race for governor, it went unnoticed. The gun owners’ group was just a year old, and gun control barely registered as an issue in Foley’s close contest with Democrat Dannel P. Malloy. Now, it is in rapid-growth mode, with a membership that […]