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Tom Foley Wins Republican Nomination To Challenge Dannel Malloy

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

Businessman Tom Foley has won the Republican nomination to challenge Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) to lead Connecticut, the Associated Press reports. Fol...

Amanda Terkel

6 Primary Races You Should Watch This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voters in Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin head to the polls for primary contests Tuesday, with crowded GOP fields in several high-p...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Really Doesn't Want To Discuss Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Tom Foley, the Republican candidate for governor in Connecticut, is critical of the state's sweeping gun control laws passed after the 2012 elementary...

GOP Gov. Candidate's Press Conference Goes Terribly Wrong

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Tom Foley, the Republican candidate for governor in Connecticut, showed up at a closing paper mill company on Tuesday to spotlight the failed economic...

Eric Cantor Is Not the First National Political Figure to Lose His Congressional Seat

Rich Rubino | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

The fact that the formerly obscure Randolph-Macon College Economics Professor defeated U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) in his bid for renomination to his congressional seat sent shockwaves through the body politic.

New Poll Brings Troubling News For Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

A slight plurality of Connecticut voters say that Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) does not deserve to be reelected, and public opinion is divided on the job he...

Democrats See Chances For Gains In Governor Races

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats, facing fewer opportunities to pick up seats in the Senate and House, see a more fertile playing field in the three doze...

Beloved House Speaker Remembered As 'Titan Of Democracy'

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

SPOKANE, Wash. -- SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley was remembered Friday as a statesman, a husband, and a friend to people ...

For a Change, Something Nice to Say About the US Congress

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics
Sir Peter Westmacott

I have had the privilege of being in the Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol twice in the last two days -- for two very different events. Both served as reminders of the power and integrity of U.S. democracy at its best.

Westboro Baptist Church To Protest Tom Foley's Funeral

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

The Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan., released a press release Sunday announcing its intention to protest the funeral proceedings of former Hou...

Obama Honors Former House Speaker, Praises His Civility

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says former House Speaker Tom Foley was a model of civility in government who put problem-sol...

Obama Partaking In Tom Foley Memorial Service

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will take part in a memorial service for former House Speaker Tom Foley next Tuesday at the C...

Remembering Speaker Tom Foley: Audiophile and Great Legislator

Gary Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

Former House of Representatives Speaker Tom Foley was a great leader and legislator, but I knew him best as a lover of technology -- and a very decent and honorable person.

My Debt to Tom Foley

Al Eisele | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics
Al Eisele

I never told Tom Foley that I owed him a great debt, but he was the reason that The Hill, the newspaper covering Congress and national politics that I helped start in September, 1994, got off to such a fast start.

Remembering Tom Foley

Bob Greenstein | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics
Bob Greenstein

In this era of political smallness, Tom Foley stands out as the polar opposite.  Erudite, thoughtful, respectful of members of both parties, willing to go the extra mile for an outcome that was both bipartisan and sound.

Former House Speaker Dies

AP | ALAN FRAM and NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Tall and courtly, Tom Foley served 30 years in the House when partisan confrontation was less rancorous than to...

Wealthy Business Executives Eye Political Races

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO — He has never been elected to anything, not even "student council in high school," as he boasts. He has little patience for schmoozing....

Democrat Again Declared Winner In Governor's-Race Squeaker, But Opponent Hasn't Conceded

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — Democrat Dan Malloy has won Connecticut's gubernatorial election after days of back-and-forth over vote totals and irregularit...

Mally Wins

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — Democrat Dan Malloy on Wednesday moved ahead with plans to form a transition team in anticipation of becoming Connecticut's ne...

CT-Gov: 48% Foley (R), 45% Malloy (D) (Quinnipiac 10/25-27)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/25-27/10; 930 likely voters, 3.2% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Quinnipiac release Connecticut 2010 Governor 48% Fol...

CT-Gov: 49% Foley (R), 47% Malloy (D) (PPP 10/27-29)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/27-29/10; 759 likely voters, 3.6% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Connecticut 2010 Senate 54% Blument...

CT-Gov: 48% Malloy (D), 44% Foley (R) (YouGov 10/25-28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-28/10; 783 likely voters Mode: Internet YouGov release Connecticut 2010 Governor 48% Malloy (D), 44% Foley (R) (chart) 2010 Senate 52%...

CT-Gov: 45% Malloy (D), 45% Foley (R) (CT Capitol Report/Merriman 10/24-26)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Merriman River Group for the CT Capitol Report 10/24-26/10; 1,846 likely voters, 2.3% margin of error Mode: Automated phone CT Capitol Report release ...

Connecticut Governor's Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Connecticut Governor? Republican Tom Foley will face off against Democrat Dannel Malloy on Nov. 2, and we'd love to hear who you...

CT-Sen: 47% Malloy (D), 44% Foley (R) (Fox/Pulse 10/23)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/23/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Fox News release Connecticut 2010 Senate 5...