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Editorial: 2016 Candidates take note

September 24, 2016
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Every year, The Observer offers the candidates an opportunity to address the issues—based on questions we have crafted—for the benefit of the readers. Typically, we address our offer privately to the candidates, either directly or through the local party chiefs, but during state campaigns this process has proven hit or miss. This year, we are…

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Democrats sweep through the state before primary

April 26, 2016
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Hillary Clinton addresses a group in Hartford during a campaign stop last week.

  By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The two leading Democrats in this year’s presidential race visited Connecticut this week, just in time for the April 26 primary elections. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D) hosted a panel discussion at the Wilson-Gray YMCA on Albany Ave. in Hartford on the morning of April 12, where she spoke about…

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Malloy makes Foley’s personal wealth issue in race

October 7, 2014
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ In his rematch with Republican Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has frequently made references to his opponent’s personal wealth, painting the Greenwich businessman as out of touch with the concerns of ordinary taxpayers. At a recent transportation forum, the first-term Democrat questioned whether Foley ever…

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Money pouring into governor’s race despite system

September 30, 2014
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ When Connecticut set up its public campaign financing system nearly a decade ago, it was supposed to ensure politicians were not beholden to special interests and corporations in the wake of a corruption scandal that ensnared its former governor. But the rules that have been held…

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YMCA holds annual campaign kick-off breakfast

March 9, 2013
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By Ed Harris
Doris Walker sang a special song to wrap up the kick-off breakfast.

By Ed Harris Editor The Southington YMCA held its annual Community Support Campaign Kick-off Breakfast last week, complete with stories of how the YMCA, its staff and programs, have helped numerous people within the community. Last year the campaign was able to raise $280,000, all of which was used to help those that could not…

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