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What Happened After The Treasurer’s Debate?

by NBC Connecticut
Posted: Oct 30, 2014 5:28pm

NBC Connecticut has the video.

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Turnout In Cities, Fate Of Roraback Country Keys To Victory In 5th District

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 30, 2014 4:31pm

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Esty, Greenberg Trade Accusations On Social Security To The Bitter End

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 30, 2014 1:23pm

A 5th District congressional race that began with a testy debate about Social Security is ending with a testy debate about Social Security.

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OP-ED | Is Connecticut Enjoying A Sustained Recovery?

by Fred Carstensen
Posted: Oct 30, 2014 11:46am

Many were startled by the report of 11,500 new jobs in Connecticut in September, the fastest rate of job creation in more than 20 years. Given the timing, coming shortly before the election, many will cynically discount the importance of this information. We do so at our peril.

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State Expected to Provide $20.5 Million for New Haven Downtown Project

by Mary E. O'Leary
Posted: Oct 30, 2014 9:36am

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Another Day, Another Million In PAC Money

by Kristi Allen
Posted: Oct 29, 2014 10:11pm

Another day, another million dollars in PAC money flows into state campaign coffers. Groups supporting Republicans and Democrats spent just over $1 million dollars last week as election season entered its final days.

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Some Customers Say Transition From AT&T To Frontier Has Been Bumpy

by Cara Rosner
Posted: Oct 29, 2014 2:24pm

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5th District Notebook: Esty Defends Opposition To Death Penalty

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 29, 2014 12:13pm

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Social Enterprise Trust Honors Entrepreneurs Who Hope to Change the World

by Luke Foster
Posted: Oct 29, 2014 11:18am

At their fourth annual awards banquet Tuesday in Hartford, the Social Enterprise Trust honored several Connecticut-based social enterprises - businesses focused not just on making a profit, but also on spreading positive social changes throughout the world.

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OP-ED | Changes To Obamacare Needed

by Linda Wallace
Posted: Oct 29, 2014 10:14am

A year ago the news was consumed with the flubbed rollout of Obamacare.

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Tea Party Themes Emerge In Greenberg’s Run Against Esty

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 28, 2014 11:03pm

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NTSB Report: Excessive Speed, Railroad Trainee Error Caused Fatal Metro-North Accidents

by New Haven Register
Posted: Oct 28, 2014 3:34pm

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5th District Notebook: Greenberg Gets Angry About Attack Ads, Airs More Of His Own

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 28, 2014 11:05am

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Which Pols Took The FOI Pledge?

by Hugh McQuaid
Posted: Oct 28, 2014 9:56am

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Top Priority For Esty, Greenberg? Gun Control, Term Limits

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 27, 2014 8:04pm

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ANALYSIS | Moderate Esty Appeals To Liberals, Or Liberal Esty Appeals To Moderates?

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 27, 2014 11:56am

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5th District Notebook: Small Businesses Back Greenberg

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 26, 2014 2:35pm

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Push Polls With Debunked Claims Used To Attack Greenberg

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 24, 2014 4:11pm

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OP-ED | Here Are The Facts, Malloy’s Economic Record Is A Strong One

by Sean Goldrick
Posted: Oct 24, 2014 2:10pm

In the old TV detective series Dragnet, Jack Webb’s Detective Joe Friday was famous for saying, “Just the facts, ma’am.”  So channeling my inner Jack Webb, here are the facts.

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OP-ED | Black Conservative Leaders Talk Guns, Civil Rights and the GOP

by Suzanne Bates
Posted: Oct 24, 2014 1:45pm

When Sonnie Johnson broke into her spoken word poem, A Moment of Clarity, about her journey from the projects in Richmond, Va. - the daughter of a biological mother addicted to crack and an alcoholic father - to her job today as a tea party activist and founder of the website Change the Game, it was clear this was a different kind of conservative panel.

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OP-ED | One Corner, Six Elections (2004-2014)

by Susan Bigelow
Posted: Oct 24, 2014 1:26pm

Every other year, during election season, I go to a specific corner near my home in Enfield and take pictures of the election signs campaigns have posted there. I’ve been doing this for a decade, now, and the result is my own very minor contribution to local election history.

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Working Families Party Files FEC Complaint Over Greenberg Office Rent

by Matt DeRienzo
Posted: Oct 24, 2014 11:27am

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OP-ED | Holding My Nose To Vote For Q1

by Terry Cowgill
Posted: Oct 24, 2014 5:30am

When Connecticut voters walk into their polling places on Nov. 4, they'll experience an uncommon occurrence: they'll be voting for more than just candidates for office. For reasons that will be explored later in this column, these sorts of ballot questions are unusual in our state. And this one will be notable for its tautological quality: voters will be voting about . . . voting.

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Nearly $1M In Outreach for Second Enrollment

by Cara Rosner
Posted: Oct 23, 2014 2:45pm

With the second round of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act approaching next month, Connecticut’s official health insurance marketplace is budgeting nearly $1 million for outreach efforts to help consumers navigate the process.

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OP-ED | On Responsibility, Sports, and Parenting

by Barth Keck
Posted: Oct 23, 2014 7:59am

As a Baltimore native and lifelong Orioles fan, I was disappointed with their recent elimination from the playoffs. Nevertheless, I was heartened by their successful season, especially since prognosticators gave them no chance of winning anything this year.

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October 30, 2014

Michelle Obama Stumps for Malloy in New Haven, Allows Heckler to Speak

by Mary E. O'Leary | Oct 30, 2014 8:45pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | White House | New Haven

Arnold Gold / New Haven Register NEW HAVEN — First Lady Michelle Obama made an emotional pitch to a fired up crowd at Wilbur Cross High School about why they have to get out and vote Tuesday for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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Judge Dismisses GOP Lawsuit Against Malloy Mailer

by Hugh McQuaid | Oct 30, 2014 3:19pm
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Courts | Election 2014

Courtesy of CT-N A superior court judge ruled against the state Republican Party Thursday when he dismissed its lawsuit to prohibit Democrats from spending their federal campaign funds in support of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. 

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Advocates Identify Flaw, Call For Greater Trust In Trust Act

by Christine Stuart | Oct 30, 2014 1:17pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Immigration | Legal

Christine Stuart photo Members of the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance dropped off a letter Thursday at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s capitol office to call attention to a “flaw” in the Correction Department’s policy on Immigration and Custom Enforcement detainer requests.

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October 29, 2014

Candidates For State Treasurer Spar In Their Only Debate

by Christine Stuart | Oct 29, 2014 9:28pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Pension

Courtesy of NBC Connecticut The one and only 25-minute debate between Democratic State Treasurer Denise Nappier and Tim Herbst, her Republican challenger, wasn’t long enough. The two candidates sparred after the debate at NBC Connecticut’s West Hartford studio.

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Malloy Rallies The Troops

by Christine Stuart | Oct 29, 2014 5:09pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Hartford

Christine Stuart photo Before he arrived to give the Working Families Party volunteers a five-minute pep talk, the head of one of the state’s largest unions and a local state representative reminded the crowd of all the progressive things Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy did during his first term.

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Malloy Seeks To Boost Favorability With His Latest Ads

by Hugh McQuaid | Oct 29, 2014 12:00pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Media Matters

Screengrab Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election campaign is trying to soften his image with two television ads in the final week before the election.

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Poll Finds Race For Governor Is Still A Dead Heat

by Christine Stuart | Oct 29, 2014 6:43am
Posted to: Election 2014 | Poll

CTNJ file photos (Updated 1:50 p.m.) The race for governor in Connecticut is still dead heat with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley tied with 43 percent of the vote. Third-party challenger Joe Visconti received 7 percent, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.

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October 28, 2014

Democratic Party Spends Heavily On Ted Kennedy Jr.

by Kristi Allen | Oct 28, 2014 3:08pm
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2014 | State Capitol | Branford | Guilford | Madison

Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register With the race for governor down to a few percentage points, the state Democratic Party has spent nearly 20 percent of its campaign funds on one candidate: Ted Kennedy Jr. 

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Puerto Rico’s Governor Helps Malloy With Latino Vote

by Hugh McQuaid | Oct 28, 2014 12:23pm
Posted to: Election 2014

Hugh McQuaid Photo At a Tuesday campaign stop with governor of Puerto Rico, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he is hoping Latino voters make up 7 or 8 percent of the turnout in next week’s gubernatorial election.

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October 27, 2014

Christie Makes Another Pitch For Foley

by Christine Stuart | Oct 27, 2014 8:28pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Groton

Christine Stuart photo New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made his fourth trip to Connecticut in six weeks Monday to stump for Republican Tom Foley.

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