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November 25, 2014

Malloy Administration Personnel Changes Are Under Way

by Christine Stuart | November 25, 2014 10:28am

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday that there will be some changes in his administration as he starts his second term.

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November 21, 2014

OP-ED | Malloy’s Journey From Porcupine To Alfred E. Neuman

by Terry D. Cowgill | November 21, 2014 5:30am

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It’s breathtaking the extent to which candidates for office will go to hide bad news. In Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s case, it’s not immediately clear whether, in advance of his re-election this month, he deliberately hid from view a projected budget deficit of almost $100 million, but the timing is certainly convenient.

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November 14, 2014

ANALYSIS | Republicans Swing and Miss in the 4th and 5th Congressional Districts

by Susan Bigelow | November 14, 2014 8:25am

On a night where Democrats got tossed out of Congress all over the country, Connecticut’s five Democrats held firm. How did that happen, and can Republicans ever hope to win a Connecticut congressional seat again?

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OP-ED | No Republican Wave Hit 990 Prospect Avenue

by Terry D. Cowgill | November 14, 2014 5:30am

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In the face of a national Republican landslide that punished incumbents in the midterm elections, Connecticut stayed true to its nickname.

At least in the executive branch, the Land Steady of Habits bucked the trend that made life miserable for Democrats. We returned an unpopular incumbent Democratic governor to office and re-elected every constitutional officer and member of Congress — all of whom were Democrats. What Republican wave, you ask?

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November 13, 2014

Hartford Moves Forward With Election Day Investigation

by Christine Stuart | November 13, 2014 8:00am

Hugh McQuaid file photo The Hartford City Council voted Wednesday to investigate what happened on Election Day at several polling places.

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November 11, 2014

Some Republicans Seek Chairman’s Ouster

by Hugh McQuaid | November 11, 2014 3:19pm

CTNJ file photo Groups within the state Republican Party are seeking to oust party Chairman Jerry Labriola following an election cycle in which Democrats maintained control of the governors office, all the constitutional offices, and both chambers of the legislature.

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November 10, 2014

Election Highlights Flaws In Campaign Finance System

by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | November 10, 2014 1:02pm

istockphoto Good government advocates concede that the state’s clean election program may need some work after this year’s election cycle.

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November 9, 2014

Problems at the Polls Highlight Limitations of Locally Operated Election System

by Christine Stuart | November 9, 2014 12:38pm

Christine Stuart file photo The debacle in Hartford on Tuesday morning, which delayed the opening of some polling places, as well as the ballot shortage in Bridgeport during the 2010 election, have highlighted weaknesses in Connecticut’s localized election system.

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November 7, 2014

Visconti Has More Personal Debt, But No Regrets

by Hugh McQuaid | November 7, 2014 1:23pm

Christine Stuart File Photo Despite the re-election of a Democratic incumbent, financial hardship, and weathering “vitriolic” attacks from people he once considered allies, petitioning gubernatorial candidate Joe Visconti says he has no regrets.

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November 6, 2014

OP-ED | Connecticut’s Publicly-Funded Campaign System Is A Joke

by Suzanne Bates | November 6, 2014 9:03pm

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Here’s one last poll I’d like to see the numbers for — how many Connecticut residents woke up Wednesday morning excited about four more years of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy?

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