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Mark Pazniokas
Political Reporter

Mark Pazniokas was the former Hartford Courant state politics writer. He was the paper's lead reporter on two of the state's biggest political stories in recent decades: the impeachment inquiry and resignation of Gov. John G. Rowland and the 2006 Senate race that Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman won as an independent after losing a Democratic primary.

Pazniokas joined The Courant in 1984 as a Hartford city hall reporter. After covering the State Capitol and federal courts, he returned to city hall in 2001 to chronicle the city's transition to a strong-mayor government led by the city's first Puerto Rican mayor, Eddie Perez. He returned to the Capitol in 2004 to cover the Rowland impeachment.