Isabelle Taft
Staff Reporter
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Negativity dominates gov. race

According to campaign ads blaring in living rooms across Connecticut, incumbent Governor Dannel Malloy is “angry” for no apparent reason, while his opponent, Republican Tom Foley, is a “radical” right-winger.

Candidates swap vague transporation solutions

Transportation, an issue that has often been overshadowed by others such as the economy and education in the gubernatorial campaign, got its moment in the sun Monday morning.

Social media: new battleground in gubernatorial war

Democratic Governor Dan Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley have found that one battlefield in their electoral war has become more important since they opposed one another in 2010: social media.

State considers early voting

A ballot measure this November seeks to amend Connecticut’s constitution in order to allow legislation removing restrictions on absentee ballots and open the door to early voting.

Clinton campaigns for Malloy’s reelection

Former President Bill Clinton LAW ’73 came to New Haven on Tuesday for a fundraiser at the Omni Hotel, enthusiastically throwing his support behind Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy.

Deck stacked against wild card candidates

The experiences of Joe Visconti and Jonathan Pelto highlight the paradox faced by American third party candidates.

Conn. Community Rejects Yale Sailing Expansion

Yale formally withdrew a request to expand its sailing center this summer after members of the nearby Branford community of Short Beach protested the plans.

Candidates debate decline in crime

Gov. Dannel Malloy and Republican candidate Tom Foley have begun to discuss their plans to reinforce public safety in Connecticut.

Heated rhetoric at Gov’s debate

CT Gov. Dannel Malloy, the Democratic incumbent, traded barbs with Republican challenger Tom Foley in the first debate of the general gubernatorial campaign.

Foley sweeps Republican primary

Four years after he lost the governor’s mansion by just 6,000 votes, Greenwich businessman Tom Foley will get a rematch with incumbent governor Dannel Malloy.

Foley expected to win as Republicans head to polls

Connecticut Republicans are heading to the polls today to select a candidate to face incumbent Governor Dannel Malloy in what will likely be a very close race this November.