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Tom Foley (Tom Woike/Pool/Getty Images) Governor Dannel Malloy (Christopher Capoozziello/Getty Images)

Latest Debate Takes A Nasty Turn

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.

10/02/2014

Tom Foley announces his candidacy for the 2014 governor's race. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Democrats File Complaint Over Alleged Plagiarism

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.

09/29/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy WTIC photo by Brett Leiter

Teacher Union Backs Malloy Despite Hard Feelings

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.

09/29/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy at Gubernatorial Election Forum on Transportation (Courtesy CT-N)

Malloy Heading To California For Fundraising

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.

09/17/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy (Christopher Capoozziello/Getty Images) Tom Foley (Tom Woike/Pool/Getty Images)

Q-Poll: Jobs Woes Give Foley 6-Point Lead On Malloy

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.

09/10/2014

People line up at state public safety offices in Middletown to register firearms and some kinds of magazines. (Courtesy Senator Joe Markley, Rep. Rob Sampson)

Failure To Register Assault Weapons A Misdemeanor, Not A Felony

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.

08/28/2014

Demonstrators march to the Hartford Police Department, to call for charges to be dropped against an 18-year-old hit by an officer's stun gun. Chief James Rovella walked with demonstrators, and spoke to them in the lobby of the police department. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Police Union Slams Governor, Chief On Taser Responses

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.”

08/28/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy (Christopher Capoozziello/Getty Images) Tom Foley (Tom Woike/Pool/Getty Images)

Debate Number 1

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.

08/27/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy (Christopher Capoozziello/Getty Images) Tom Foley (Tom Woike/Pool/Getty Images)

Malloy-Foley To Debate

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley are meeting in their first debate of the 2014 election for Connecticut governor.

08/25/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy and Vice President Joe Biden at Goodwin College in East Hartford.  Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

Biden Lends Political Help To Malloy’s Re-election Bid

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.

08/20/2014

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