People quarantined in Connecticut during the height of the 2014 ebola crisis sued Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials on Monday, saying the quarantine policy the governor imposed is unconstitutional.
N.J. already using U.S. watch lists to screen gun buyers
The New Jersey State Police said Friday they have used the U.S. government’s terrorist watch lists to screen gun purchasers for two years under a law signed by Gov. Chris Christie, providing a model for how Connecticut might access the same data.
It seems not every governor can produce a traffic jam
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy once called himself the “anti-Christie,” a gibe at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Now, his staff has produced the anti-Bridgegate: That’s when you count on a traffic jam, and it doesn’t happen.
Malloy gets flu shot, then jabs Christie, Paul on vaccines
When you’re Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, even getting a flu vaccination can be political, especially when it comes during a measles outbreak that has cast a harsh light on two presidential contenders who would appeal to vaccine doubters.
In an angry, unsettled season, Malloy stays the course
Even at 43 percent in the polls, Dannel P. Malloy says there’s little he would have done differently. And Connecticut shouldn’t expect him to change if he is re-elected Tuesday, even if 52 percent of voters do have an unfavorable opinion of him.
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 Dannel P. Malloy with its toughest ad of the campaign, a piece that is largely based on outdated economic data and backed by a $600,000 contribution that brings the group’s total spending to $7.3 million.
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.
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.” […]
Christie’s still a big shot, just don’t ask how big
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie headed north to Stamford on Tuesday to embrace Tom Foley, dodge pro-gun control protesters, raise a few dollars for Connecticut Republicans and coyly deny a New York Times report that his weight loss after Lap-Band surgery was 85 pounds.
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.
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.
RGA’s Christie endorses Foley, promises: ‘We’ll be here a lot.’
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie jumped into Connecticut’s Republican primary for governor Monday, endorsing Tom Foley over John P. McKinney with a promise to devote his time and the GOP’s money to unseat Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
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.