Mark Pazniokas, Capitol bureau chief. Mark is the former state politics writer for The Hartford Courant and a former contributing writer for the New York Times. In the course of more than 25 years as a reporter, he has covered some of the most compelling stories in the state, including the impeachment inquiry and resignation of Governor John G. Rowland in 2004 and the nationally watched Senate race won by Joseph I. Lieberman as an independent in 2006. He is a graduate of Boston University.
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