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July 21, 2014

New Jersey’s Lightning Rod Visits Connecticut to Stump for Foley

by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2014 6:48pm

Christine Stuart photo He’s the head of the Republican Governors Association and a potential 2016 presidential nominee. And controversy seems to follow New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wherever he goes.

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Boughton Gives Bacchiochi His Support

by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2014 12:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton had been teamed up with Heather Bond Somers, but last week he was offering state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi his full-throated support.

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July 18, 2014

OP-ED | Fix the Process

by Brian O'Shaughnessy | July 18, 2014 2:40pm

Soon we will be inundated with messages all saying the wrong thing.

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OP-ED | Why the ‘Outsider’ Argument is Bogus - And Why it Works

by Susan Bigelow | July 18, 2014 8:22am

Stop me if you’ve seen this political ad before: Dark skies threaten, ominous music plays, and a picture of an opponent with the label “career politician” or “insider” appears. But then the scene shifts to the healthy blue-sky outdoors, we hear happy music, and we see our candidate, an “outsider” who will clean up politics in the corrupt, decadent capital.

It’s a tired, worn-out message, and yet some version of this ad gets made dozens of times per election cycle.

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July 17, 2014

McKinney and Foley Debate Over Who is the Political Insider

by Hugh McQuaid | July 17, 2014 3:52pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo John McKinney took aim at Tom Foley’s presidential appointment as Ambassador to Ireland during a Thursday Republican gubernatorial debate in which both candidates tried casting the other as a political insider.

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Lieutenant Governor’s Race Gets Heated

by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2014 12:00pm

Christine Stuart File Photo If anyone was still wearing gloves this week in the three-way race for lieutenant governor, they came off on Monday when one of the candidates released a radio attack ad criticizing the Republican Party’s endorsed candidate.

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50 Legislative Seats Go Uncontested By Major Parties In 2014

by Hugh McQuaid | July 17, 2014 10:55am

Despite high turnover in the legislature this year, more seats are going uncontested during the 2014 elections than were uncontested in 2012, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said Thursday.

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July 16, 2014

Last Major Party Candidate For Gov. Gets His Campaign Cash

by Hugh McQuaid | July 16, 2014 4:27pm

Election regulators approved a $1.35 million public campaign financing grant for Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney and his running mate, David Walker, during a meeting Wednesday.

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McKinney Brings Pizza, Talks Health Care With New Haven Residents

by New Haven Register | July 16, 2014 10:40am

Keldy Ortiz — New Haven Register Gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. John McKinney fielded questions about health care and business from residents at the Bella Vista apartment complex Tuesday — and brought them pizza.

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July 15, 2014

Malloy Highlights Efforts To Combat Urban Crime

by Christine Stuart | July 15, 2014 4:30pm

Susan Bigelow map Looking at a map of the 2010 race for governor it’s easy to see why Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been very visible in Connecticut’s major cities this summer.

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