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November 20, 2017

Malloy Not Ready To Endorse A Candidate Yet

by Christine Stuart | November 20, 2017 2:37pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wasn’t quite ready Monday to throw his support behind his friend and former legal counsel, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin.

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November 18, 2017

Hartford Mayor Mulls Run For Governor

by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2017 4:44pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — He’s not finished with the second year of this first term, but Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said he’s receiving encouragement from supporters to run for governor.

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November 16, 2017

Wyman Won’t Run For Governor

by Christine Stuart | November 16, 2017 12:06pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Ending months of speculation about whether she would seek higher office, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman decided to take a pass on running for governor.

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November 10, 2017

OP-ED | Are All Politics National, Now?

by Susan Bigelow | November 10, 2017 9:00am

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It happens every municipal election cycle. Everyone drags out the mystic runes and Ouija boards to try and divine what it all means for the next state and federal elections. This is usually a futile task. But in the upside-down world of 2017, it may not be.

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November 6, 2017

Klarides, Wyman Still Mum On Run for Governor

by Christine Stuart | November 6, 2017 2:00pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Two women who some believe would “clear the field” when it comes to the 2018 gubernatorial race have continued their silence about their future plans.

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October 31, 2017

State Treasurer Candidates Tout Newcomer Status

by Christine Stuart | October 31, 2017 4:30am

Courtesy of the campaign HARTFORD, CT — Keeping with what seems to be a theme for 2018 of candidates who have never sought elected office, a Hartford attorney and a former chief investment officer are throwing their hats in the ring for state treasurer.

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October 18, 2017

Connecticut Among ‘Battleground’ States In 2018

by Christine Stuart | October 18, 2017 4:30am

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is one of 10 states in 2018 that are being considered a “battleground” when it comes to which party may control the state House and Senate.

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October 13, 2017

OP-ED | Felons, Millionaires, and Nobodies: The Race for Governor

by Susan Bigelow | October 13, 2017 9:00am

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Are you a filthy rich businessman who wants to be governor and has $1.8 million lying around to pump into the campaign? If so, too bad, the Republicans already have one of you.

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October 11, 2017

Political Newcomers Have Deep Pockets

by Christine Stuart | October 11, 2017 4:30am

Artem Avetisyan via shutterstock Two Republican newcomers with backgrounds in business are making large contributions to their own campaigns.

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October 9, 2017

Special Interest Funding Drops Under Clean Election Program

by Christine Stuart | October 9, 2017 4:30am

www.followthemoney.org HARTFORD, CT — While the landmark Citizens Election Program was saved when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed the Republican budget that was passed with the help of eight Democratic legislators, proponents know it will continue to be a target for budget cuts.

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