Connecticut’s hotly contested rematch for governor got personal Thursday night, with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy bringing up Republican businessman Tom Foley’s decades-old arrests and Foley resurrecting a 2004-05 corruption investigation into Malloy.
The Connecticut Democratic Party claims Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s campaign violated state elections law by lifting policy recommendations from a think tank Foley originally founded.
Facing a tough re-election battle, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appears to be making some strides toward mending fences with Connecticut teachers who’ve been angered by remarks he made about tenure and the roll-out of his public education initiative.
Representatives for Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy say he’s traveling to California for political fundraising, but are not providing any details of the trip.
A statewide poll shows Republican Tom Foley leading Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by six percentage points as voters give the challenger high marks on the key issues of jobs and the economy and government spending.
Under Connecticut’s new gun control law, gun owners who failed to register their now-banned assault weapons by a January deadline could face a misdemeanor charge if caught, not a felony as described by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley during a debate.
Without mentioning Governor Dannel Malloy by name, the Hartford Police Union today said it is sickened by him and other “so called leaders who rush to judgement in any incident without knowing the facts.”
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley officially kicked off their gubernatorial rematch with a feisty debate on Wednesday night, clashing over guns and who is best equipped to grow jobs and improve Connecticut’s economy.
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley are meeting in their first debate of the 2014 election for Connecticut governor.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received praise and likely financial help on Wednesday from Vice President Joe Biden, who lauded his fellow Democrat as “an incredibly innovative governor” who deserves a second term.