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Premium Content Foley's choice: Play it safe or go for kill

 September 14, 2014; Updated: 4:07 pm

If not panic, last Wednesday's Quinnipiac poll numbers had to generate serious concern in the Malloy campaign. The Malloy folks are convinced that the Republican challenger, Tom Foley, has so far run a terrible campaign in this...

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Premium Content Bibb fatigue would suit Foley just fine

 September 7, 2014; Updated: 5:12 pm

Focus groups and or internal polling must have convinced the Malloy campaign that continuing to dredge up the demise of the Bibb Co. in Georgia in the 1990s is an effective way to drive down Republican Tom Foley's approval...

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Premium Content Lt. Governor primaries are a waste of money

 August 31, 2014; Updated: 8:37 am

The Republicans running for the lieutenant governor nomination this summer performed an unanticipated public service by focusing rare attention on this inconsequential office. And that attention caused some, at least, to wonder if Connecticut really...

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Premium Content Foley-Somers clarification: Some state help for business is OK

 August 24, 2014; Updated: 1:18 pm

In last Sunday's column, I suggested Heather Somers, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, could best address speculation about how her business benefited from state aid - and whether such state help is even consistent with the GOP...

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Premium Content To help ticket, Somers needs to be candid, quickly

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 7:38 pm

In 2000, her medical technology company obtained a $1 million boost from the state Community Development Authority. She and her partners sold Hydrofera in 2012, but the company returned only $475,000 to the state.

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Premium Content Foley's Fusion fiasco may leave a mark

 August 3, 2014; Updated: 10:44 pm

Tom Foley's intent in conducting a press conference last Tuesday in front of a Sprague paperboard manufacturing company that will soon close, costing 145 people their jobs, was not to come across as arrogant, ill informed, uncaring and...

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Premium Content Foley bobs, weaves and ducks the issues

 July 27, 2014; Updated: 4:59 pm

Tom Foley, the Republican front runner in the race for governor, likes to distinguish himself from his opponents as the only outsider, the only candidate not tainted by having been elected by the people. It's sometimes effective because it allows...

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Premium Content Foley's choice: Play it safe or go for kill

If not panic, last Wednesday's Quinnipiac poll numbers had to...

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Premium Content Bibb fatigue would suit Foley just fine

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