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Malloy, Foley Square Off in First Debate of Election
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Malloy, Foley Square Off in First Debate of Election

The rematch between Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his 2010 Republican rival, Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, officiallly got underway Wednesday evening with the first gubernatorial debate of the election. Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Florida Democrats selected former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as their nominee to challenge Republican Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Former Va. Governor Questioned About Dealings With Executive

Former Va. Governor Questioned About Dealings With Executive

Cross-examination of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell ended Tuesday afternoon in the corruption trial of McDonnell... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
CEO of Access Health CT Heads to Washington

CEO of Access Health CT Heads to Washington

Access Health CT CEO Kevin Counihan is getting a promotion and leaving the department to take a job in Washington to... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Decision 2014: The Democrats Fight Back

Decision 2014: The Democrats Fight Back

On this week’s episode of NBC Connecticut's "Decision 2014," the Democrats fight back following the... Read »

Aug 24, 2014
Decision 2014

Decision 2014

NBC Connecticut's in-depth coverage of the race for governor and other races throughout the state. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Visconti, Harris to Appear on November Ballot

Visconti, Harris to Appear on November Ballot

Gun rights advocate Joseph Visconti has qualified to appear as a candidate for Connecticut governor on the November... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Va. Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell Takes Stand in Corruption Trial

Va. Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell Takes Stand in Corruption Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has taken the stand in his corruption trial. He and his wife, Maureen,... Watch »

Aug 21, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Formally Pleads Not Guilty

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Formally Pleads Not Guilty

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Biden Discusses ISIS and Execution of James Foley

Biden Discusses ISIS and Execution of James Foley

Vice President Joe Biden was in Connecticut today to attend an event on workforce development and skills in... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

More and more high-profile Republican governors are battling setbacks political and legal, from the former Virginia... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows "We Will Prevail"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived at an Austin courthouse Tuesday afternoon, to the applause of dozens of supporters, to... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator

GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at...

A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced via Twitter Sunday that she had "high-risk HPV" in an effort to... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

The defense is set to start presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Decision 2014: General Election Challengers

Decision 2014: General Election Challengers

Hear from the gubernatorial challengers on this week’s episode of “Decision 2014.” Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Former Gov. Rell Named to National GOP Group

Former Gov. Rell Named to National GOP Group

Former Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell is returning to politics as a member of a national Republican group working to... Read »

Aug 15, 2014
Foley and Somers Make Debut Together

Foley and Somers Make Debut Together

They're ready to put the primaries behind them and unify the party. Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
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The Health & Wellness Festival is back in 2014! Read more
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