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Campaign 2014

Connecticut gun rights group backs Foley

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A 15,000-member gun rights organization is backing Republican businessman Tom Foley for governor. More>>

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Malloy, Foley face off in first debate of 2014 Video included

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Campaign 2014 heated up Wednesday night as the two gubernatorial candidates from 2010 once again faced off in a debate. More>>

Law: Failure to register weapons a misdemeanor

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Connecticut's new gun control law says gun owners who failed to register their now-banned assault weapons by a January deadline face a misdemeanor charge, not a felony as described by Republican governor candidate Tom Foley in Wednesday night's debate. More>>

Connecticut gun rights group backs Foley

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A 15,000-member gun rights organization is backing Republican businessman Tom Foley for governor. More>>

Tom Foley seeks Connecticut Independent Party backing

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley is trying to get cross-endorsed by the Independent Party of Connecticut, a week after receiving the GOP nomination. More>>

Senate Democrats demand liquid nicotine rules

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Two United States Congress members are teaming up with poison control officials to raise awareness of accidental child poisonings. More>>

Merrill: 21 percent of GOP turned out for primary

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Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says just one of five registered Republicans voted in the party's recent primary that nominated Tom Foley for governor. More>>

Ex-Conn. governor Rell named to national GOP group

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Former Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell is returning to politics as a member of a national Republican group working to increase the ranks of GOP state government leaders. More>>

Malloy defends his record in fiery speech to Dems

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A fired-up Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is defending his efforts to improve Connecticut's economy and quality of life, accusing his Republican rival of rooting for failure. More>>

Campaign 2014

Heather Somers joins race for Lt. Governor

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Heather Somers has won the Republican primary for Connecticut lieutenant governor after two of her opponents conceded on Wednesday.
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GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley takes Ice Bucket Challenge

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John McKinney may have lost Republican Primary, but he did challenge the winner Tom Foley to ALS ice bucket challenge. More>>

CAMPAIGN 2014

Foley holds news conference following primary win Video included

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The November general election will feature a gubernatorial rematch between Democratic incumbent Gov. Dannel Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley. More>>

Foley celebrates after winning Republican primary for governor

AP reports Tom Foley wins GOP Primary for governor AP reports Tom Foley wins GOP Primary for governor
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John McKinney conceded to Tom Foley in the Republican primary for governor on Tuesday night.
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Campaign 2014

Polls closed for Connecticut primary, results filtering in Video included

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Connecticut Republicans headed to the polls to choose between their 2010 gubernatorial contender or a veteran state senator for the party's gubernatorial candidate.
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Campaign 2014

The polls have closed for the #CTprimary2014. Be sure to stay updated on the results as they come in, here. More>>

Lawmaker calls for DOT meeting following deadly crash Video included

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Following Tuesday morning's deadly crash on I-84 in West Hartford, a state lawmaker called for a meeting with the Department of Transpiration.
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Campaign 2014

Republican candidates face off in primary election on Tuesday

Gubernatorial Republican candidates John McKinney (left) and Tom Foley (WFSB). Gubernatorial Republican candidates John McKinney (left) and Tom Foley (WFSB).
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On Tuesday, voters will head to the polls for the Republican primary to decide who will be put on the ballot in November. More>>

Jury selection to begin in Rowland case

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Jury selection is scheduled to begin on Tuesday in the case of a former governor who's charged in two campaign cases. More>>

Campaign 2014

Gov. Malloy's Newtown ad generating controversy Video included

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The governor's new political commercial is rubbing some people the wrong way. More>>

Campaign 2014

Republican lt. gov. candidates face off during Face the State broadcast Video included

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It was the last chance for the Republican lieutenant governor candidates to broadcast their messages before the primary later this month. More>>

SLIDESHOW

Slideshow: Republicans Penny Bacchiochi, David Walker and Heather Somers face off in a lieutenant governor debate on Face the State. More>>

Deadline nears to vote in Connecticut primary

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The deadline is nearing for eligible voters who want to vote in Connecticut's upcoming primary to register as a Democrat or Republican. More>>

Campaign 2014

Foley leads Malloy in new governor's race poll

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Republican Tom Foley has a 9-point lead over incumbent and Democrat Gov. Dannel Malloy in the race for Connecticut governor, according to a new poll. More>>

Q-Poll: State budget, taxes not helping Malloy

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If November's election were held on Friday, Gov. Dannel Malloy would still be in a dead heat with Republican challenger Tom Foley, which is unchanged from the last Quinnipiac poll taken nearly two months ago. More>>

Malloy signs bill to repeal death penalty in Connecticut

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Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a bill Wednesday that will repeal the death penalty for future crimes that are committed in Connecticut. More>>

Feds give Conn. another year on education changes

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Connecticut has been given another year by federal education officials to work on school changes, including teacher and principal evaluation. More>>

Rowland seeks to limit details of conviction

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Former Gov. John G. Rowland is seeking to prevent jurors from hearing details of his conviction on a corruption-related charge during his upcoming trial on charges that he tried to create secret consultant roles with two congressional campaigns. More>>

Lawyers file motion to dismiss charges against John Rowland

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Former Gov. John Rowland is fighting back against federal charges after he was accused of violated campaign laws. More>>

Rowland argues charges are unconstitutional, false

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Lawyers for former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland are arguing that some of the federal charges he faces are unconstitutional. More>>

Murphy to hold town hall forum on Iraq crisis

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Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is holding his second town hall forum on the Sunni insurgent advance that is wreaking havoc in Iraq. More>>

Malloy promises $15 million more for "Common Core"

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is committing an additional $15 million to launch Common Core education standards in Connecticut public schools. More>>

Lawmakers return for veto session

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State lawmakers will return to Hartford to decide whether to try to override any of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's eight vetoes. More>>

Connecticut lawmakers to return for veto session

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State lawmakers will return to Hartford to decide whether to try to override any of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's eight vetoes. More>>

Malloy marks new Jet Blue flight with trip to DC

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is flying round-trip to Washington, D.C. to highlight new nonstop service from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. More>>

Malloy wants report on teacher retirement fund

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is calling on the state of Connecticut's Teachers' Retirement Board to explain why some beneficiaries have not received funds they were owed. More>>

Lembo pegs Connecticut budget surplus at $43.4 M

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State Comptroller Kevin Lembo says Connecticut is on track to end the current fiscal year with a $43.4 million budget surplus. More>>

Government warns against indoor tanning for minors

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Tanning beds and sun lamps will carry new warnings that they should not be used by anyone under age 18. More>>

Malloy vetoes bill allowing eel fishing

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vetoed a bill that would have opened Connecticut waters to the multimillion-dollar eel industry. More>>

Connecticut delegation seeks VA facilities audits

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Connecticut's congressional delegation wants full details of audits conducted at Veterans Administration medical facilities, including six in the state. More>>

Connecticut get $21 million more in Sandy aid

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A government official says a plan is in place for disbursing $2.5 billion in additional federal aid to New Jersey, New York City and New York state for Superstorm Sandy recovery. Connecticut will get $21 million. More>>

Lauretti: He and Boughton to team up for primary Video included

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Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti says he and Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton are teaming up for the Republican primary. More>>

Bacchiochi apologizes to Walker, he accepts

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One day after Penny Bacchiochi accused fellow lieutenant governor candidate David Walker of a racial motivated whisper campaign, she apologized for what she labeled a misunderstanding. More>>

Lt. Gov candidate alleges racial attack by opponent

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State Representative Penny Bacchiochi, a candidate for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, alleged that an opponent is telling delegates that she is not good for the party because of her bi-racial marriage. More>>

Tom Foley cited for speeding

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Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley is facing a speeding charge. More>>

Martha Dean enters race for governor

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Republican Marth Dean has entered the race for governor Tuesday. More>>

White House on lockdown for second time in 3 days

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For the second time in three days, the White House is on lockdown because of a security breach. More>>

DeLauro, DCF to discuss domestic child trafficking

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U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro is joining a discussion on combating domestic child trafficking. More>>

Gov. Malloy scraps plans for tax rebates

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People across the state are disappointed over that $55 tax refund originally promised by the government that turned out to be too good to be true. More>>

Malloy's rebate checks appear unlikely

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It appears unlikely that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed $55-per-person refund checks will show up in taxpayers' mailboxes. More>>

CT Senate passes Malloy's UTC tax credit deal

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The Connecticut Senate has given final legislative approval to a deal allowing United Technologies Corp. to use up to $400 million in unused tax credits, so long as UTC makes up to $500 million in upgrades and expansions and hires more workers. More>>

Survivor of Cheshire home invasion considers running for congress

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The man, who survived one of the most heinous crimes in state history, may run for the United States Congress. More>>

Campaign 2014

Danbury mayor announces candidacy for governor

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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton has announced he's a Republican candidate for governor. More>>

Middlebury man faces sentencing in Donovan case

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A Middlebury man who owned two roll-your-own tobacco shops in Waterbury is facing sentencing for his role in a campaign financing plot surrounding former state House Speaker Chris Donovan's failed congressional campaign in 2012. More>>

Senator gets close look at homelessness in CT

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United States Sen. Chris Murphy has gotten a first-hand look at homelessness. More>>

DeStefano lines up Yale teaching job

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New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. has lined up a couple of new jobs when he leaves City Hall after 20 years. More>>

Supreme Court nominee to appear before panel

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Appellate Court Judge Richard Robinson, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nominee to the Connecticut Supreme Court, is appearing before a legislative committee for a confirmation hearing. More>>

New election set in New Britain over ballot mix-up

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A Hartford Superior Court judge has ordered a new election in New Britain to correct an Election Day ballot mix-up. More>>

First female mayor sworn in to office in Norwich

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Norwich's first female mayor has taken office. More>>

State probes Bridgeport campaign fine complaint

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The state is investigating allegations that Bridgeport Town Clerk Alma Maya waived a campaign fine for a City Council candidate and falsified documents to hide the waiver. More>>

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  • AP: Obama wins Connecticut for 7 electoral votes

    AP: Obama wins Connecticut for 7 electoral votes

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 8:07 PM EST2012-11-07 01:07:40 GMT
    President Barack Obama has won Connecticut's seven electoral votes, beating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a state where registered Democrats heavily outnumber registered GOP voters.    ConnecticutMore >
    President Barack Obama has won Connecticut's seven electoral votes, beating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a state where registered Democrats heavily outnumber registered GOP voters.More >
  • McMahon, Murphy make final pitch to Conn. voters

    McMahon, Murphy make final pitch to Conn. voters

    Monday, November 5 2012 11:11 AM EST2012-11-05 16:11:58 GMT
    Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy are traveling throughout Connecticut, making their final pitch to voters in the closely contested U.S. Senate race. Both have full schedulesMore >
    Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy are traveling throughout Connecticut, making their final pitch to voters in the closely contested U.S. Senate race.More >
  • Merrill to tour polls in 3 Conn. communities

    Merrill to tour polls in 3 Conn. communities

    Friday, November 2 2012 8:44 AM EDT2012-11-02 12:44:41 GMT
    Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is touring polling places in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Greenwich that have been affected by Superstorm Sandy.    Merrill was scheduled to meet with local election andMore >
    Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is touring polling places in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Greenwich that have been affected by Superstorm Sandy.More >
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