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April 18, 2014

OP-ED | Republicans Should Beware Of Rowland’s Stench

by Terry D. Cowgill | April 18, 2014 5:30am

Could this be the end of the road for former Gov. John G. Rowland? If once again convicted of political and financial malfeasance, will he ever be taken seriously when he’s released from prison a second time? And moreover, will his legal troubles drag down Republican candidates, especially the six running for the privilege of unseating Gov. Dannel P. Malloy?

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April 16, 2014

The Rowlands’ Political Paper Trail Includes Republicans & Democrats

by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2014 5:29am

Douglas Healey photo Campaign finance records show that in the years following his incarceration, former Gov. John G. Rowland and his wife, Patricia, made several donations to both Democratic and Republican candidates and town committees.

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April 4, 2014

OP-ED | We Should Have Seen This Rowland Scandal Coming

by Susan Bigelow | April 4, 2014 10:00am

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A familiar kind of summer is coming to Connecticut. The light’s getting stronger, flowers are pushing up from below the ground, and former Gov. John G. Rowland is caught up in a corruption scandal that cost him his job.

I suddenly feel 10 years younger.

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February 3, 2014

Feds Tell Donovan The Case Is Closed

by Staff Report | February 3, 2014 5:42pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo Federal prosecutors do not plan to charge former House Speaker Chris Donovan in the 2012 campaign corruption case that dashed his congressional candidacy and has two of his former staffers serving prison terms.

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January 11, 2014

Connecticut Democratic Party Refunds $40K In Donations

by Christine Stuart | January 11, 2014 3:18pm

Last month, the Connecticut Democratic Party returned a $10,000 donation from a state contractor. That refund, and three others, were reported by the party in its latest filing with the state before midnight on Friday.

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January 10, 2014

OP-ED | Sorting Through The Mud: Understanding the Campaign Finance System

by Jason Paul | January 10, 2014 7:19pm

At the end of December, Tom Foley, who is still the Republican frontrunner in the 2014 gubernatorial race, alleged that Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration was shaking down state contractors in search of campaign cash for the Democratic Party.

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December 24, 2013

November Marks Lowest Point For Republican Fundraising

by Hugh McQuaid | December 24, 2013 6:30am

The Democratic Party ended November with around $550,000 while the Republican Party struggled and owed more money than it had on hand in one of its two fundraising accounts, according to federal campaign finance reports.

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December 19, 2013

OP-ED | Good Government Group Claims Aetna Isn’t Coming Clean About Its Election Spending

by Wendell Potter | December 19, 2013 11:39am

Two days before Aetna told Wall Street it would not allow policyholders who received cancellation notices to renew their cancelled policies next year, as President Obama had requested, the company was accused in a lawsuit of sending out false and misleading statements to shareholders about what it was spending to influence public policy.

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December 12, 2013

‘Somebody Made A Mistake’

by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2013 5:43pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday that “somebody made a mistake” when the Democratic Party accepted a $10,000 donation from a state contractor, but he dismissed the “pay-for-play” allegations the incident has drawn from political opponents.

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December 9, 2013

OP-ED | ALEC’s Behind-the-Scenes Influence Peddling Should Be Getting More Attention From The Press

by Wendell Potter | December 9, 2013 12:36pm

It’s amazing how a little sunlight will change the behavior of some of the biggest names in corporate America — sunlight here meaning greater transparency and accountability.

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