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November 26, 2014

OP-ED | Court Case Pushed By Think Tank Could Leave Uninsured Out In The Cold

by Wendell Potter | November 26, 2014 5:58pm

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Supremes To Decide Challenge To Obamacare Based On A Single Sentence

At least four million Americans will rejoin the ranks of the uninsured — and consequently lose access to affordable health care — if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of Obamacare in a case that hinges on the interpretation of a single sentence in the law. But if that’s the price that has to be paid to impose an ideology that worships the so-called free market no matter what the cost, so be it, say the folks at a libertarian influence shop in Washington.

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Braddock’s Sentence

by Hugh McQuaid | November 26, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of Robert Braddock Jr., a political aide serving more than three years in prison for campaign finance conspiracy while working for former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign.

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November 4, 2014

Judge Orders 2 Hartford Polls To Remain Open Additional Half-Hour

by Christine Stuart | November 4, 2014 6:10pm

CTNJ file photo (UPDATED 7:45 p.m.) Superior Court Judge Carl Schuman ordered Hartford officials to keep two polling places open for an additional 30 minutes Tuesday night — until 8:30 p.m. — to provide more time to vote for people who were turned away in the morning because poll workers had not received voter checklists from the city registrars’ office.

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Malloy Campaign Heads to Court After Early Confusion at Hartford Polls; Obama Calls WNPR

by Christine Stuart | November 4, 2014 10:27am

christine stuart photo (UPATED 3 p.m.) A bizarre sequence of events began early Tuesday when the polls opened in Hartford without voter lists available to workers at some of the city’s polling 24 locations. In some cases people were reportedly turned away while others signed affidavits to verify their identities in order to vote without being checked off the voter list.

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October 30, 2014

Judge Dismisses GOP Lawsuit Against Malloy Mailer

by Hugh McQuaid | October 30, 2014 2:19pm

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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October 23, 2014

Dems To Federal Regulators: Nevermind

by Christine Stuart | October 23, 2014 4:30am

(Updated 10:30 a.m.) After asking federal regulators to hurry up and make a decision about whether it can use federal funds to pay for a mailer on behalf of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the Democratic Party withdrew its request late Wednesday night.

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October 20, 2014

Judge Denies Temporary Restraining Order & Motion to Include Election Regulators In GOP Lawsuit

by Hugh McQuaid | October 20, 2014 3:03pm

Hugh McQuaid photo A superior court judge declined to issue a temporary restraining order against the state Democratic Party and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election campaign Monday after a hearing on a lawsuit filed by state Republicans. He also denied a motion to make state election regulators a party to the case.

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September 29, 2014

Rowland’s $52K Pension Intact Despite Second Conviction

by Mary E. O'Leary | September 29, 2014 8:56pm

Douglas Healey file photo Former Gov. John G. Rowland may be facing 57 years in federal prison for his latest tangle with the law, but he will continue to collect his state pension.

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September 25, 2014

Rowland Sentencing Postponed

by Christine Stuart | September 25, 2014 12:08pm

Douglas Healey file photo A federal judge agreed Thursday to postpone the sentencing of former Gov. John G. Rowland.

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September 19, 2014

Jury Finds Rowland Guilty On All 7 Counts; Attorney Vows Appeal

by Hugh McQuaid | September 19, 2014 1:44pm

Douglas Healey file photo NEW HAVEN — A federal court jury unanimously agreed Friday that former Gov. John G. Rowland was again guilty of corruption. A decade after he resigned amidst scandal, jurors handed Rowland seven guilty verdicts related to two congressional campaigns.

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