HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Just as Connecticut Republicans are gearing up for a primary election next month, one of the gubernatorial hopefuls, Tom Foley, is calling on a fellow Republican to drop out of the race, WCBS 880’s Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, businessman and Republican gubernatorial nominee Tom Foley participates in a televised debate with Stamford Mayor and Democratic nominee Dannel Malloy at the Belding Theater inside the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts October 5, 2010 in Hartford, Connecticut. Malloy and Foley, who are in a close race for Governor, spoke about creating jobs, the death penalty among other issues. (Photo by John Woike-Pool/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Tom FoleyTom Foley, former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and businessman, has announced he'll run again as a Republican for governor of Connecticut. He's seen here debating eventual Gov. Dannel Malloy on Oct. 5, 2010 in Hartford. (redit: John Woike-Pool/Getty Images)