Among the voluminous stacks of hacked emails of Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Chairman John Podesta comes a little, local WikiLeaks-revealed nugget titled “GOOD READS FROM ELSEWHERE” detailing an article in the Hartford Courant chronicling Joe Ganim’s historic mayoral comeback victory last November.
Entries Categorized as 'City Politics'
October 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events
October 14th, 2016 · 7 Comments · City Politics, Library, News and Events, State Politics
AARP Connecticut and The Greater Bridgeport Latino Network will conduct a free candidate forum on Oct. 27 between Connecticut’s 22nd District State Senate seat candidates incumbent Democrat Marilyn Moore and Republican challenger Elaine Hammers at the Bridgeport Public Library North Branch, 3455 Madison Avenue. Registration, food and refreshments will take place from 5:45 to 6:15pm […]
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October 13th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Miss Thelma’s Restaurant Downtown was packed Wednesday night for a fundraiser in support of the Greater Bridgeport Young Democrats featuring Congressman Jim Himes as the guest speaker. A flock of now-senior Democrats got their start in the organization that appears to have new energy with an infusion of young people. And that’s a good thing, be […]
October 12th, 2016 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, State Politics
Republican Congressional candidate John Shaban is on a mission to abridge Democratic incumbent Jim Himes as we hit the homestretch for the November 8 general election. As a challenger to Republican Chris Shays in 2008, Himes made his bones in Bridgeport barbecuing the incumbent on his failure to deliver the moolah for a replacement bridge […]
October 11th, 2016 · No Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Ballots have been printed for the Nov. 8 general election. The example above is for the 127th State House District that covers candidates for President, U.S. Senate, U.S. Representative, State Senate, State House and Registrar of Voters.
October 6th, 2016 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Republican State Senate candidate Elaine Hammers announced on Thursday if elected she will introduce legislation requiring municipalities to adhere to a property tax cap. She also announced her support for a financial oversight board for Bridgeport that has been raised by a number of residents of Black Rock who were hit hard by the July […]
October 6th, 2016 · 46 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education
Rock legend Joe Walsh chronicles his battle with sobriety in the song One Day At A Time. Late Tuesday afternoon was a sobering experience watching Board of Education members, even those often in heated opposition, get a long just fine with two former boycotters asserting they will take meetings “One day at a time.”
October 4th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Five weeks from the general election with Hillary and The Donald the featured attraction in an historic race, but closer to home we have eight legislative races with Republicans mounting full slates against incumbent Democrats.