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Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

Foley, McKinney Have Attempted To Remain Civil

Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, said Sunday he and his GOP rival, Sen. John McKinney, had agreed to run a civil campaign that he said has been followed mostly, but not always.

07/28/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Republicans Endorse Five Candidates For Congress

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Republicans have endorsed candidates to challenge the state’s five incumbent, Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Litchfield real estate developer Mark Greenberg received the party’s backing on Friday, […]

05/16/2014

Pastor Wil Marotti with Tom Foley, WTIC, March 7, 2014 (Michael Guerrera/WTIC Photo)

Foley Says He’s Raised Enough To Qualify For Funds

Greenwich businessman and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley says he’s raised enough in contributions to qualify for a grant under Connecticut’s public financing system.

05/15/2014

Voting machine for DL

Connecticut Democrats To Nominate Congressmen

Democrats will be meeting across Connecticut to endorse their congressional candidates for this year’s election.

05/14/2014

File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.

05/07/2014

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

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

‘Obamacare’ Under Attack As Conservatives Eye 2016

Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama’s health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign’s unofficial start

04/13/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov website. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Obamacare’ Likely Topic At Conservative Gathering

President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation’s leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications.

04/12/2014

File photo of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Bush Gets Ovation From Connecticut Republicans

Former Florida governor and possible presidential candidate Jeb Bush says Republicans need to present a “hopeful, optimistic” vision to voters, restoring opportunities for social mobility and reforming immigration laws.

04/10/2014

(BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Defeated GOP Sought Redrawn Connecticut Districts

While Republicans nationally have maintained their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives aided by redrawn districts, the GOP in Connecticut has lost every congressional race in the past three elections and failed to win a redistricting plan in 2012 aimed at reversing its fortunes.

03/31/2014

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