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Foley Stiffs Hearst Connecticut Editorial Board

October 22nd, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education

You’d think one of the endorsements actively coveted by the Tom Foley campaign for governor is Hearst Connecticut Media Group that includes four daily newspapers, Connecticut Post, Danbury News-Times, Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time with a combined print readership of roughly a few hundred thousand, and more factoring in web audiences. Nope.

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Look Out! Campaign Spending Avalanche–The Influence Of Independent Expenditures

October 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Democratic governor Dan Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley each has $6.5 million to spend in public funds for the November election. Joseph Visconti is also in the race as a petitioning candidate raising funds outside the state’s public financing program. In addition, Malloy and Foley campaigns are benefiting so far roughly $7 million combined […]

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No Truce In Malloy-Foley Battle

October 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

Governor Dan Malloy and Republican opponent Tom Foley engaged in another intense debate Thursday night in a war over veracity. From the Hartford Courant: Foley had previously offered a truce during the Hartford Courant debate last week at the University of Connecticut, but Malloy declined. Malloy countered, “Well, let me start with the truth. Crime […]

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Speaking Of Brawls, Malloy And Foley Duke It Out

October 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

You watch the guber debate Thursday night? From CT Mirror: Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley sharply questioned each other’s character, ability and records Thursday night in the season’s wildest debate, a televised confrontation that resurrected Foley’s long-ago night in jail and Malloy’s brush with a mayoral corruption investigation in which he […]

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Malloy To Discuss Black Rock Business District

September 26th, 2014 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics

Governor Dan Malloy, who’s kicked up criticism of Republican opponent Tom Foley’s education proposal to strip money from failing schools, is scheduled to participate in a discussion tonight (Friday) 6 p.m. at the Black Rock Library with neighborhood residents about the $500,000 state funding to enhance the Black Rock business district on Fairfield Avenue.

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Dems Claim Foley Plagiarized Urban Agenda, Foley Says Phooey, Courant: ‘Wording Identical To Passages Previously Posted On Internet’

September 25th, 2014 · 15 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Is it plagiarism or borrowing? Democrats say Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley plagiarized his urban agenda he released on Wednesday, saying in a statement “it appears that they are plagiarized–word for word, sentence for sentence–from other sources.”

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Tom Foley’s Education Whitewash Shatters Out-Of-Touch Meter

September 23rd, 2014 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: In a new ad, Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley says nothing is more important than a child’s education. “Over 100,000 Connecticut children are in underpreforming schools,” he declares in the spot, surrounded by school children, not one of them black or Hispanic. You’ve got to wonder how disconnected Foley is from the reality […]

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