A new Quinnipiac Poll just out this morning shows Democratic incumbent Governor Malloy leading Republican Tom Foley 47 percent to 44 percent — with or without petitioning candidate Joe Visconti in the race.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Conservative petitioning candidate Joe Visconti dropped out of Connecticut’s gubernatorial race Sunday and threw his support behind Republican Tom Foley in a last-minute effort to defeat Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in Tuesday’s election.
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President Barack Obama’s postponed visit to Connecticut has been rescheduled for the Sunday before the election.
Jury deliberations are underway in the campaign finance trial of former Governor John Rowland,
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rebuffing Republican Tom Foley’s criticism of a new report that highlights UConn’s $3,4 biollion economic impact on the state.
John Rowland’s defense team today is trying to establish that the former governor did real consulting work at a nursing home company, and therefore was not illegally paid for secret work on a congressional campaign.
While Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defended his record on transportation Monday, saying more money has been spent to improve Connecticut’s roads and mass transit than prior administrations, Republican Tom Foley claimed the state’s traffic woes are still “shameful” and have created “a tremendous social cost.”
But the defense claims Rowland was doing substantial, legitimate work for the nursing home company, and was volunteering for the campaign.
At John Rowland’s campaign finance trial prosecutors are trying to chip away at the former governor’s explanation of allegedly illegal payments.