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Connecticut gubernatorial race

Tom 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)

Analyst: Foley Must Broaden Base, Be Detailed In Rematch Vs. Malloy

In Tuesday’s primary, Foley, a Greenwich businessman and a former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, defeated Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield.

08/13/2014

Connecticut GOP gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley, left, and John McKinney (credits: Getty Images and Sen. John McKinney's Office)

Connecticut Republicans Pick Tom Foley As Malloy’s November Challenger

The contest between Greenwich businessman Tom Foley and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield for the GOP nomination is the marquee race in this year’s primary.

08/12/2014

Dan Malloy and Tom Foley - File / Photos: AP

Conn. Gov Race Goes Into Overtime

Republican Tom Foley was clinging to a lead early Wednesday in the Connecticut governor’s race, but many of the uncounted returns were coming from cities where Democrat Dan Malloy was expected to do well.

11/03/2010