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Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

Foley, McKinney Have Attempted To Remain Civil

Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, said Sunday he and his GOP rival, Sen. John McKinney, had agreed to run a civil campaign that he said has been followed mostly, but not always.

12 hours ago

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Absentee Ballots Available For Summer Primary

Absentee ballots are now available for Connecticut’s upcoming primary election.

07/23/2014

Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

Connecticut GOP Governor Candidates to Face Off

The two Republican candidates for Connecticut governor are facing off in a primary debate.

07/14/2014

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Connecticut to Dole Out Record Campaign Funding

Connecticut’s voluntary public campaign funding program is on pace to dole out a record $35 million in an election marked by a crowded field of statewide candidates who have qualified for the grants.

07/13/2014

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Malloy, Wyman Awarded $6M In Campaign Funds

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will soon receive about $6.5 million in public money to finance their re-election campaign.

06/19/2014

State Rep. Larry Miller (Courtesy House Republicans)

Special Election Planned for Late Lawmaker’s Seat

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been officially notified of an opening in the Connecticut House of Representatives.

06/03/2014

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Gun Rights Advocates Hope For Convention Impact

Second Amendment rights advocates in Connecticut are hoping to have an influence at this weekend’s state Republican convention.

05/15/2014

Lt. Gov. Wyman, Gov.Malloy at Access Health CT event, 3-25-14 (John Silva/WTIC Photo)

Malloy Touts Legislative Wins in Re-Election Bid

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is trumpeting his legislative victories as he now focuses on winning re-election, saying “real progress” has been made to improve Connecticut’s financial footing.

05/08/2014

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Hearing Set On Proposed Conn. Drone Law

Connecticut lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a bill that would impose lengthy prison sentences on people who commit crimes with drones.

02/22/2014

File photo of girls and boys in a classroom. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/GettyImages)

Malloy To Discuss Funding Plan For Conn. Colleges

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is discussing his proposal to spend more than $134 million on the newly consolidated Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.

02/12/2014

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