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US President Barack Obama makes a statement for the press after a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House October 15, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama canceled campaign and fundraising travel for Democrats to attend the meeting on Ebola after a second case of the disease was contracted inside the United States.   AFP PHOTO / Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Bridgeport Visit Rescheduled

President Barack Obama’s postponed visit to Connecticut has been rescheduled for the Sunday before the election.

10/21/2014

Former governor John Rowland leaves New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Jury Deliberations Underway In Rowland Trial

Jury deliberations are underway in the campaign finance trial of former Governor John Rowland,

09/19/2014

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UConn’s Economic Impact On State Put At $3.4 Billion

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.

09/17/2014

Former governor John Rowland outside New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Nature Of Rowland Work At Issue In Trial

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.

09/16/2014

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

Gubernatorial Candidates Talk Transportation

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.”

09/15/2014

Former governor John Rowland outside New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rowland Trial: Prosecution Finishes, Defense Begins

But the defense claims Rowland was doing substantial, legitimate work for the nursing home company, and was volunteering for the campaign.

09/15/2014

Lisa Wilson-Foley and former governor John Rowland share a laugh at a fundraiser for her 2012 congressional campaign. Photo from government evidence in the Rowland trial.

Nursing Home Execs Dispute Rowland Work Claims

At John Rowland’s campaign finance trial prosecutors are trying to chip away at the former governor’s explanation of allegedly illegal payments.

09/12/2014

Brian Foley and his attorney outside New Haven Superior Court after he finished testifying at the trial of former governor John Rowland. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Witness: Conspiracy With Rowland Was Unspoken

Cross-examination of prosecution witness continued in New Haven Federal Court Tuesday, as lawyers for former Governor John Rowland asked nursing home operator Brian Foley about his contract with Rowland, trying to show that their client was doing legitimate consulting work. Hear reports from court from WTIC News.

09/09/2014

Brian Foley outside New Haven Federal Court during the trial of former governor John Rowland. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Candidate’s Husband: I Hid Rowland Campaign Work

A key federal witness, nursing home magnate Brian Foley, continued his testimony Monday at the campaign finance trial of former Governor John Rowland.

09/08/2014

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

Cash Keeps Coming in Governor’s Race

Add another nearly $2 million in PAC money to the tally in Connecticut’s race for governor.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–09/06/2014

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