From the Hartford Courant: Mr. Malloy, 59, is something Connecticut hasn’t seen in a while, a hands-on manager who took on the serious problems facing the state. He bit off a lot, perhaps too much. He made mistakes (as all politicians do). His sharp-elbow combativeness didn’t always serve him well. But he was a leader […]
Entries Tagged as 'Hartford Courant'
October 24th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics
October 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a debate Thursday night, but one of the issues was the person who was not there–Republican Tom Foley.
October 20th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Okay, we’re seeing all kinds of spending records broken in this gubernatorial cycle, whether independent expenditures or from $33 million in Connecticut taxpayers funds. You’re paying for it in some fashion. Is it worth it? Hmmm, what Bridgeport could do with an extra $33 million. From Greg Hladky, Hartford Courant. State officials said Monday that […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 30th, 2014 · 21 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Gubernatorial debate coverage starting with CT Post: Deflecting criticism over his stewardship of Connecticut’s lethargic economy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy played the wealth card Tuesday night against hard-charging Republican challenger Tom Foley in their second televised debate.
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.”