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Dannel Malloy, Tom Foley, CBA debate Oct 9 (Courtesy CT-N)

Unions Rally To Support Gov. Malloy’s Re-election

Organized labor is devoting millions of dollars and countless man-hours to re-elect Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat considered an important ally of unions despite a 2011 clash with unionized state employees in which he threatened massive layoffs during a budget impasse.

10/13/2014

Barack Obama (Getty Images)

Obama To Attend Bridgeport Rally For Malloy

President Barack Obama will participate in a campaign rally for Connecticut Gov. DannelMalloy, who is in a close re-election race in a state that Obama won handily in 2012.

10/09/2014

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

Disagreement, But Some Common Ground In Gubernatorial Debate

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley may disagree about the direction of Connecticut’s economy, but they showed some signs of similarity Tuesday, agreeing the state does not need more casinos, legalized marijuana or higher taxes.

09/30/2014

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

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.

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Candidate for governor Jonathan Pelto. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Pelto Says Petition Effort May Have Fallen Short

Former state Rep. Jonathan Pelto says he likely has failed to collect enough signatures to get onto the ballot as a petitioning candidate for governor.

08/24/2014

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

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

Foley Seeks More Debates

Tom Foley, the Republican nominee for governor, says that regardless of the issues such as taxes and Connecticut’s economy he’s more likable than his opponent, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

08/17/2014

Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley declares victory on primary night. Photo courtesy of CT-N.

Tom Foley Wins Republican Nomination For Governor

Connecticut Republicans have given Greenwich businessman Tom Foley a second opportunity to run against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

08/12/2014

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