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Malloy turns focus to Foley’s business record during first debate

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy speaks during Wednesday night’s debate with Republican Tom Foley. (Hugh McQuaid photo)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy speaks during Wednesday night’s debate with Republican Tom Foley. (Hugh McQuaid photo)
The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 4.
The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 4.

NORWICH, Conn. – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought Wednesday to keep the focus of the first gubernatorial debate on the business record of his opponent, Tom Foley, who dismissed the issue as irrelevant to Connecticut voters.

Malloy, a first term Democrat, and Foley, his Republican rival, faced off Wednesday night before a crowd of about 400 people packed into a hot auditorium at the Norwich Free Academy.

Although the debate covered several topics, moderator Ray Hackett, an editor at the Norwich Bulletin, allowed an open-format discussion between the candidates. During that discussion, Malloy returned several times to Foley’s record at a private equity firm and the closure of a Bibb Co. facility in Georgia, which shut its doors after it was sold by Foley’s firm

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One response to “Malloy turns focus to Foley’s business record during first debate”

  1. Bill

    Foley needs to talk about the lack of jobs under Malloy. We could not care less about Foley’s business career 20 years ago.

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