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Cost of super PAC attack on Malloy reaches $7.3 million

Grow Connecticut, the Republican super PAC, is closing its effort to unseat Gov. Dannel P. Malloy with its toughest ad of the campaign, a piece that is largely based on outdated economic data and backed by a $600,000 contribution that brings the group’s total spending to $7.3 million. Continue Reading →

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It’s not personal, even if Christie does call Malloy a liar

It was a good story line, but Chris Christie wasn’t having it. On his fourth trip to Connecticut in six weeks, the New Jersey governor insisted he was here to promote a Republican challenger, not tweak a Democratic incumbent who delights in favorably comparing his state to Christie’s.
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White House confirms Obama to stump for Malloy in Bridgeport

Washington –The White House has confirmed that President Obama will campaign for Gov. Dannel Malloy in Bridgeport next week. “On October 15, the president will travel to Bridgeport, Connecticut for a campaign rally with Connecticut Democrats featuring Governor Dan Malloy,” a White House official said. “Additional details will be made available in the coming days.” Obama headlined a fundraiser in Greenwich on Tuesday to raise money for vulnerable Senate Democrats, but Malloy did not attend that event. Malloy is in a tight race against Republican Tom Foley, who has  been helped in his campaign by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the head of the Republican Governors Association. Continue Reading →

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It’s Labor Day, and unions’ message is fear Foley, favor Malloy

Unions can’t promise Gov. Dannel P. Malloy a win just by being with him in 2014. But of the few certainties in the business of campaigns and elections, count on this: Malloy, the first Democratic governor of Connecticut in a generation, is a lock to lose to Republican Tom Foley without them. The unions know that, so does Malloy. Continue Reading →

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DGA creates CT affiliate, hires Obama team to help Malloy

The Democratic Governors Association has established its long-anticipated beachhead in Connecticut, hiring elements of President Obama’s re-election team through a week-old independent expenditure group, Connecticut Forward. Continue Reading →

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Malloy says ‘no doubt’ crime was committed in NJ bridge flap, unsure by whom

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a former prosecutor who has exchanged his share of zingers with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie since taking office, said Thursday he believes that criminal laws were violated when the Christie administration deliberately fouled traffic to punish the mayor of Fort Lee, N.J. Continue Reading →

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