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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)

Connecticut Gubernatorial Candidate Hopeful Tom Foley Calls For Fellow Republican McKinney To Drop Out

Schneidau reports Republican candidate Tom Foley is calling on fellow Republican John McKinney to drop out.

07/24/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio’s Approval Rating Improves In New Quinnipiac Poll

A survey released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University said that 51 percent of New York City residents approve of the mayor, while 28 percent do not.

06/11/2014

Danielle Shea (credit: Hamden Police Department)

Police: Ex-Quinnipiac Student In Graduation Day Bomb Threat Appears Before Judge

Fearful that her family would learn she was not graduating, a 22-year-old woman phoned in bomb threats to Quinnipiac University on Sunday to try and force commencement ceremonies to be canceled, police said.

05/19/2014

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Commencement Ceremony Moved Indoors Following Security Threat At Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac University officials say commencement for the school’s College of Arts and Sciences was moved indoors due to a “security threat.”

05/18/2014

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)

Poll: Foley Leading Pack Among Conn. GOP Gubernatorial Hopefuls; Deadlocked With Malloy

The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Foley in an excellent position as he and other GOP candidates head to the convention next week.

05/09/2014

A cricket (credit: ClipArt.com)

Quinnipiac University Class Cooking With Crickets

Professor Julia Giblin’s anthropology students at Quinnipiac University are experimenting by using the insect in recipes they’re cooking.

04/06/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio (Credit: Governor's Office; (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Poll: City, State Voters Favor NYC Universal Pre-K Without Tax On Wealthy

The Quinnipiac poll found 49 percent of city voters support funding pre-K without raising taxes versus 40 percent who favor de Blasio’s proposed tax hike on those making at least $500,000.

02/12/2014

Chris Christie delivers the State of the State Address on January 14, 2014 in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Poll: NJ Voters View Christie As Leader, Not Bully

Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating and credibility remain strong among New Jersey voters surveyed in a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.

01/15/2014

Bill de Blasio reads to kids at the Children's Aid Society, Sept. 30, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Poll: More Than Two-Thirds Of NYC Voters Support De Blasio’s Plan To Tax The Wealthy

De Blasio campaigned on a platform of adding a tax on households making more than $500,000 a year to cover the costs of universal pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.

11/27/2013

Dr. William Petit, the sole survivor of the 2007 Cheshire, Conn., home invasion murders, with his new wife, Christine. (Photo: Handout)

Dr. William Petit Approached By GOP Officials To Run For Congress

Petit’s wife and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion in Cheshire.

10/11/2013

Gay Marriage (file / credit: DANIEL KFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Judge Blocks Governor’s Request To Delay Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

The ruling Thursday from Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson moves the state a step closer to start recognizing same-sex nuptials on Oct. 21.

10/10/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Opens 50 Point Lead Over Lhota In NYC Mayoral Race

“I don’t take anything for granted,” de Blasio told 1010 WINS. “Even though this is a wonderful poll, we’ve over a month ahead and we’re going to work very hard.”

10/03/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces School Security Grants; Expert Wants Anti-Bullying Funds

Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.

09/19/2013

Public Advocate and New York City Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio speaks at an endorsement in Times Square by Local 802, which represents musicians playing in Broadway musicals, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and other musical ensembles on August 12, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Takes 23-Point Lead, Could Avoid Runoff

Bill de Blasio’s poll numbers are close to the magic 40% that would allow him to clinch the nomination outright. If no candidate crosses that threshold though, the top two finishers will advance to a runoff on October 1st.

09/03/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

Poll: Spitzer Opens Up 19-Point Lead Over Stringer In Comptroller’s Race

The Quinnipiac University poll shows that among black voters, Spitzer leads Stringer by a three-to-one margin. The poll showed no gender gap.

08/14/2013

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