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October 23, 2014

Malloy, Visconti Square Off on NBC in Debate Without Foley

by Christine Stuart | October 23, 2014 8:40pm

Christine Stuart photo NBC Connecticut’s Gerry Brooks reminded television viewers five times that Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley declined to attend Thursday’s debate 12 days before the election.

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October 20, 2014

Foley Will Sit Out This Week’s Debate

by Hugh McQuaid | October 20, 2014 4:30am

CTNJ file photos Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said his decision to pull out of this week’s debate with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and independent Joe Visconti was the result of a “communication problem” with host NBC 30.

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October 16, 2014

Gabby Giffords Makes A Pitch For Common Sense Gun Laws

by Christine Stuart | October 16, 2014 4:17pm

Christine Stuart photo Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords on Thursday urged Connecticut women to join her in standing up for common sense laws that keep guns out of the hands of abusers.

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September 30, 2014

Weeding Out the Gubernatorial Candidates; Tax Returns Come Up During 2nd Debate

by Christine Stuart | September 30, 2014 8:59pm

Christine Stuart photo Both Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley said they will not increase taxes next year and they had both smoked marijuana, but that’s about where the similarities ended.

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September 10, 2014

CAGV Gets Organized, Launches New PAC

by Christine Stuart | September 10, 2014 1:27pm

Christine Stuart photo The executive director of Connecticut Against Gun Violence told supporters Tuesday that their pro-gun opposition wants to send a message to lawmakers who voted in favor of stricter gun laws.

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August 12, 2014

Will Second Amendment Supporters Make The Difference?

by Christine Stuart | August 12, 2014 4:30am

Christine Stuart photo A Quinnipiac University poll in May found that 69 percent of Republicans surveyed opposed stricter gun control laws passed following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. But it’s unknown how many of them will show up Tuesday to vote in the Republican gubernatorial primary between Sen. John McKinney and Tom Foley.

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March 11, 2014

West Hartford Lawmaker Seeks Stiffer Knockout ‘Game’ Penalty

by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2014 10:52am

Christine Stuart photo West Hartford Officer Tom Nagle said his 18-year-old son’s jaw was broken when he was sucker-punched by a stranger as he was walking across his college campus.

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November 27, 2013

West Hartford Senator Snags Coveted Committee Assignment

by Christine Stuart | November 27, 2013 10:43am

Christine Stuart file photo West Hartford Sen. Beth Bye was appointed co-chairwoman of the powerful Appropriations Committee on Wednesday by Sen. President Donald E. Williams Jr.

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September 17, 2013

Bipartisan Energy Bill Gets Caught In DC’s Partisan Gridlock

by Emily Boushee | September 17, 2013 11:00am

Emily Boushee photo U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal used a tour of a West Hartford electrical equipment manufacturer Monday to highlight an energy bill that would save consumers $13.7 billion annually and create 164,000 jobs by 2030. But, like most things in Washington, it’s caught up in the partisan gridlock that has become commonplace.

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September 2, 2013

Standing Room Only; Larson Gets An Earful on Syria in West Hartford

by Staff Report | September 2, 2013 9:58pm

CTNewsJunkie photo An overflow crowd flooded the community room at West Hartford Town Hall on Monday for a forum scheduled by U.S. Rep. John Larson, who wanted to discuss the possibility of a military intervention by the U.S. in the ongoing civil war in Syria.

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