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Tom Foley, 2014 GOP Convention (Courtesy CT-N)

Foley Qualifies For Public Campaign Financing

¬†HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for governor, is set to receive more than $1.3 million for his GOP primary campaign. The State Elections Enforcement Commission determined Wednesday that […]

07/02/2014

(BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

GOP Primaries Likely For Other Connecticut Offices

Besides governor, Connecticut Republicans will likely go to the polls on primary day for several other statewide races.

05/17/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Legislative Republicans Revise Their Budget Alternative

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The minority Republicans in Connecticut’s General Assembly are offering up ideas for trimming the new state budget, now that the projected surplus has plunged by $461.5 million. GOP lawmakers on Thursday […]

05/01/2014

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Outreach Effort By Black Republicans Targets Urban Areas

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The newly formed Connecticut Black Republicans and Conservatives is launching a new urban outreach effort in the state’s Democratic strongholds. Regina Roundtree, founder of the organization, said she wants to help […]

01/20/2014

DeLuca McKinney  July 31

McKinney Says He’s Running For Governor

John McKinney, the Republican leader of the state Senate, announced Tuesday he is running for governor in 2014, saying he hopes to restore fiscal prosperity to Connecticut.

07/23/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

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