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Gallup State of the States: Connecticut's Democratic Lean is 11th Strongest

Gallup State of the States: Connecticut's Democratic Lean is 11th Strongest

Connecticut's Democratic lean was the 11th strongest among the 50 states in 2013 -- the 12th strongest when the District of Columbia is included -- in Gallup's annual "State of the States survey, which measures how many voters identify with one of the two major political parties.

January 2014
Tom Foley is Running for Governor

Tom Foley is Running for Governor

Tom Foley made it known he is running for governor—without actually saying it—on WPLR's Chaz and AJ radio show Wednesday morning.

January 2014
Connecticut Lawmakers Split Over State of the Union Speech

Connecticut Lawmakers Split Over State of the Union Speech

“Too often during the past year – and despite the efforts of the President and many in Congress, particularly Connecticut’s congressional delegation – Washington has been mired in political gridlock. But as the President highlighted tonight, regardless of inaction in Washington, progress is being made,” Malloy said in a statement.

January 2014
Obama's Word Choice Measured in State of the Union

Obama's Word Choice Measured in State of the Union

Political pundits expected President Barack Obama to lay out a strong argument in Tuesday’s State of the Union Speech for reversing the growing income inequality in the U.S.

January 2014

Live Blog: State of the Union Address

Join reporters from Connecticut Magazine and sister publications for live analysis of President Obama's State of the Union Address. Join the conversation by commenting below or tweeting with the hashtag #ctsotu.

January 2014

Before Obama Speaks, Esty Comments on her own Priorities for the State

Even before President Barack Obama took to the Hill to give his fifth State of the Union address, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5, was already connecting his possible topics of discussion back to opportunities in her home state.

January 2014
Get to Know Heather Somers

Get to Know Heather Somers

January 2014

Jeb Bush to Keynote Prescott Bush Dinner

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be the keynote speaker at the Prescott Bush Awards Dinner, the Connecticut GOP fundraiser named after Bush's grandfather. The state Republican party announced Bush's appearance Tuesday. The dinner is April 10 at the Stamford Hilton. Bush is the son of former President George H.W. Bush and the brother of former President George W. Bush. Prescott Bush, George H.W. Bush's father, was a U.S. Senator from Connecticut.

January 2014
Mark Boughton Taps Heather Bond Somers as Running Mate

Mark Boughton Taps Heather Bond Somers as Running Mate

Mark Boughton is hoping a fellow local official -- one from the opposite end of the state -- will help him ride into the governor's office.

January 2014

Tom Foley to Make Campaign Announcement Wednesday

Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, who's been eyeing a second run for governor for several months, will announce Wednesday whether he's entering the race. It's widely believed Foley will announce he's running. He'll make the announcement at 2 p.m. Wednesday at VFW Post 201 in Waterbury.

January 2014
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