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"I voted" stickers are seen on June 5, 2012 at the town hall polling station in the town of Hudson, Wisconsin, during voting for current Governor Scott Walker and challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The recall election marks just the third time in US history that a state governor has been challenged midterm. Wisconsin is a key swing state in the November presidential election. It is seen as leaning toward Obama, but Tuesday's vote could show an inclination to flip toward Republican challenger Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Potential GOP Candidates Close In Gubernatorial Race Fund-Raising

The race to raise campaign contributions is a close one among Republicans considering running for governor.

10/11/2013

Tom Foley

Foley Announces Exploratory Committee for 2014

Republican Tom Foley has formed an exploratory committee as he weighs another run for Connecticut governor.

09/10/2013

Mark Boughton (Courtesy Danbury GOP)

Danbury Mayor To Announce Plans For Governor Race

DANBURY, Conn. (AP)   Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is announcing his plans regarding a possible run as the latest Republican candidate for governor. The GOP’s 2010 nominee for lieutenant governor was scheduled to meet with the […]

08/14/2013

Mark Boughton (Courtesy Danbury GOP)

Boughton Announces Exploratory Committee For Possible Campaign For Governor

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton has formed an exploratory committee for a possible campaign for governor.

08/14/2013

File Photo,  Danel Malloy (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Malloy: No Announcement Any Time Soon

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he has no plans to announce any time soon whether he plans to seek a second term in 2014.

07/26/2013

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

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Former Connecticut Chef In Hot Water In Virginia

Connecticut native Tod Schneider, a celebrated chef, faces trial this summer on charges of felony embezzlement for allegedly pilfering food from the Virginia governor’s official residence.

05/12/2013

File photo of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo: U.S. Gun Proposal ‘Only Better Than Nothing’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday trashed Washington’s efforts to enhance background checks on gun buyers as “only better than nothing” and said federal gun control proposals have become a victim of too much public debate.

04/10/2013

Board of Regents

Proposal Would Let Regents, Not Governor, Choose Board President

State lawmakers are discussing a bill that would allow Connecticut’s new Board of Regents for Higher Education, not the governor, to ultimately choose the board’s next president.

03/19/2013

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Commission Issues Recommendations On Gun Laws, School Security

The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has sent its interim report to Governor Malloy, with its recommendations on areas to be considered for legislation regarding prevention of gun violence and school safety.

03/18/2013

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