Tom Foley, the Democratic House speaker whose defeat after 30 years in Congress was the crowning blow of the Republican onslaught of 1994, has died. He was 84.
Connecticut ’s next governor remains undetermined as the state’s election chief awaits the Nov. 2 vote count from Bridgeport , the state’s most-populous city.
Democrat Dan Malloy , the former mayor of Stamford, was declared the unofficial winner over Republican Tom Foley in the race for Connecticut governor as the two sides sparred over election results. Foley refused to concede.
The Connecticut governor’s race is too close to call, with Republican Tom Foley carrying a three- percentage-point lead over Democrat Dan Malloy , a Quinnipiac University poll reported today.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a $40.1 billion two-year budget that raises taxes by $2.6 billion, the biggest increase in state history, according to Republicans who fought the plan.
Meet Donna Edwards of Maryland, a veteran congresswoman who represents the new face of Democrats in the U.S. House.
As the U.S. Congress’s approval ratings drop to historic lows, one thing that hasn’t changed is the people in charge.
U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 2000 who became an independent to survive a bruising 2006 Senate re- election, said he won’t seek another term.
"Governor Malloy won this election with fewer votes than we won in 2010."
- Tom Foley on Nov 05, 2014