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Wal-Mart, Koch indirect funders of ads targeting CT Democrats

Grow Connecticut, a Super PAC indirectly funded by Sheldon G. Adelson, Wal-Mart, Koch Industries and other major corporate and conservative donors, is targeting state legislative races in Connecticut with a mix of television and digital ads boosting Republicans and attacking Democrats. Continue Reading →

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Independent super PAC opposing Malloy has ties to Foley

Grow Connecticut, as independent expenditure group buying air time to oppose the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, was created last year by the campaign-finance law firm of Tom Foley, the Republican nominee for governor, after Foley’s ties to another super PAC were exposed by an elections enforcement case. 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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It’s an ‘independent’ PAC, led by Tom Foley’s treasurer

A tangle of shared donors, consultants and a prominent Washington, D.C., law firm link Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley to two independent-expenditure groups, raising a question of illegal coordination should either group air ads to influence the 2014 race for governor. One, whose existence is not widely known, is led by Foley’s campaign treasurer. Continue Reading →

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Romney’s PAC man in Foley’s corner

As treasurer of a Super PAC, Charlie Spies spent $142 million in support of Mitt Romney in 2012, using 90 percent of the money to attack Romney’s rivals. He is a believer, defender and advocate of the right to make unlimited, independent campaign expenditures. And he is Tom Foley’s lawyer. Continue Reading →

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