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Democrats say Foley’s campaign finances just don’t add up

An elections complaint filed by the Connecticut Democratic Party claims that the gubernatorial campaign of Republican Tom Foley failed to report major expenses in June, such as staff salaries and the cost of producing the commercial that began airing Monday. Continue Reading →

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Tom Foley a ‘regular guy’ and ‘great dad’ in first TV ad

Tom Foley, a Greenwich Republican repeatedly attacked by opponents in the 2010 race for governor as a hard-hearted businessman, is presented by his wife in the first television ad of the 2014 race as “a regular guy” and “a great dad, who would make a great governor.” Continue Reading →

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SEEC grants Malloy campaign funds, rejects complaint

On separate votes Wednesday, the State Elections Enforcement Commission dismissed allegations of illegal fundraising and campaigning by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and approved a $6.5 million public financing grant for the re-election campaign of Malloy and his running mate, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman. Continue Reading →

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GOP’s Tom Foley commits to public financing

Tom Foley, the Republican businessman who largely self-funded his $12.8 million campaign for governor in 2010, will accept the public financing and spending limits of the voluntary Citizens Elections Program this year. He will be limited to $1.6 million in the GOP primary, less than half what he spent four years ago. Continue Reading →

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