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  • Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign

    Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign
    NEW HAVEN — A top aide to congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley testified on Thursday that Wilson-Foley's 2012 campaign was thrown into disarray and eventually collapsed when she was forced to disclose that former Gov. John Rowland was working...
  • Rowland Saga Is A Shame

    Rowland Saga Is A Shame
    He's back ... Before a federal judge and jury, that is. What a pity. That's not a good place for an ex-politician up on corruption charges to be. Former Gov. John G. Rowland had the education, family background, community standing, political skills,...
  • Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign

     Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign
    NEW HAVEN – Another young aide testified Wednesday that he became so distressed when Lisa Wilson-Foley confided she was adding former Gov. John Rowland to her campaign staff that he dashed off a frantic email to a colleague — while driving the...
  • Foley Concedes Rowland Provided Services For His Company

    Foley Concedes Rowland Provided Services For His Company
    NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley acknowledged under cross-examination Tuesday that former Gov. John Rowland occasionally provided consulting services to his nursing home chain, but insisted the work was incidental to the far more extensive advice he was...
  • Constitutional amendment debate roils ACLU

    WASHINGTON The emotional debate over free speech versus free political spending, which erupted onto the Senate floor this week, exposes a deep rift on Capitol Hill and at the nation's leading civil rights group, the American Civil Liberties Union. "There...
  • Foley Testifies He Devised Sham Contract For Rowland

    Foley Testifies He Devised Sham Contract For Rowland
    NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley, owner of a nursing home chain and No. 1 backer of wife Lisa Wilson-Foley's political ambition, acknowledged Monday that it was his idea to hide former Gov. John Rowland's work for his wife's congressional campaign by...
  • Pennsylvania donors among those upping contributions after Supreme Court ruling

    Pennsylvania donors among those upping contributions after Supreme Court ruling
    — Thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last spring, a handful of Pennsylvania's top political donors have lighter wallets than they otherwise would have by this point in the election year. Eight state residents are among 310 mega-donors who...
  • 'I Can Get You Elected,' Rowland Promised Wilson-Foley, Her Husband Testifies

     'I Can Get You Elected,' Rowland Promised Wilson-Foley, Her Husband Testifies
    NEW HAVEN — Brian Foley, the health care executive who admits secretly paying former Gov. John G. Rowland to run his wife's 2012 congressional campaign, testified Friday that the scheme developed out of a sales pitch by Rowland at a Farmington...
  • Witness Describes Opposition To Rowland's 'Illegal' Proposal

    Witness Describes Opposition To Rowland's 'Illegal' Proposal
    NEW HAVEN — The people running Mark Greenberg's 2010 congressional campaign — including the candidate himself — believed that there were big problems with the extravagant consulting deal that John Rowland had proposed to them: It cost...
  • Rowland Lawyer To Jurors: Former Governor Is Scapegoat

    Rowland Lawyer To Jurors: Former Governor Is Scapegoat
    NEW HAVEN — The John Rowland that his defense team presented to jurors at Rowland's campaign finance fraud trial Wednesday bore little resemblance to the cocky, young politician who soared from a 23-year-old state representative through the U.S....
  • In N.C., banks are a reliable source of campaign cash for Sen. Hagan

    WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has received $962,000 since 2008 from employees and political action committees of industries under the jurisdiction of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, on which she served for much of her first term....
  • Liberal Activists In Connecticut Want Elizabeth Warren To Run

    Liberal Activists In Connecticut Want Elizabeth Warren To Run
    TORRINGTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not — I repeat, not — running for president. The Democrat from Massachusetts has said over and over that she will not be a candidate in 2016. She even recently had her attorney send a letter...