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Malloy-Foley To Debate

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley are meeting in their first debate of the 2014 election for Connecticut governor. 118 more words

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GOP hopes tight governor race leads to House wins

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Republicans are hoping a close gubernatorial race will translate into congressional victories in November.

When Democrats won all five congressional seats in 2012, President Barack Obama was at the top of the ticket and helped to draw party faithful to the polls. 577 more words

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Rain Does Not Deter Peach Shortcake Lovers from Attending 2014 Festival in Manchester, CT

Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

Oh no, don’t let the rain come down! 

Sporadic rain showers did not deter peach shortcake lovers from attending the 65th Annual Peach Festival held Friday night, August 22 in Manchester, Connecticut. 429 more words

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Gubernatorial Candidates Spar With Campaign Ads

Campaign season is in full swing as Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and incumbent Democrat Gov. Dan Malloy jockey for voters.

That means it’s also campaign ad season, and the candidates have wasted no time calling each another out. 342 more words

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1 In 5 Republican's Turned Out For Primary

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says just one of five registered Republicans voted in the party’s recent primary that nominated Tom Foley to run for governor. 112 more words

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Outside Groups Impacting Governor Race

By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)
_ TV viewers in Connecticut can expect to see more and more political ads targeting the two major-party candidates for governor. 130 more words

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Shades of 1994 in 2014 Governor's Race?

Twenty years ago voters in Connecticut were faced with a multiple choice dilemma for governor: a four way race. Could it happen this year? Democrat Jonathan Pelto and Republican Joe Visconti have submitted signatures to try to get on the ballot, and within a month we should know whether they made it. 290 more words