In the end, the national presidential polls were accurate. Hillary Clinton has mounted a nearly three million popular vote lead on Donald Trump, the fifth time a presidential candidate has lost the electoral college count while winning the popular vote. Trump winning razor-thin contests in three traditionally blue states made the difference. Clinton, who won Connecticut […]
Entries Categorized as 'National Politics'
December 17th, 2016 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
December 14th, 2016 · 3 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
From the CT Working Families Party: A petition campaign calling on Republican legislators to ask for J.R. Romano’s resignation as Connecticut GOP chair was launched today by Bridgeport Board of Education member Sauda Baraka and the Working Families Party. In response to one of several community activist meetings held by the Working Families Party, Romano […]
December 1st, 2016 · 2 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
When State Senator Ed Gomes asserted political forces blocked him from appearing on the August primary ballot, former federal prosecutor Christopher Mattei presented Gomes’ case in court. A judge ordered Gomes’ name on the ballot and he defeated Democratic-endorsed Dennis Bradley, chair of the Board of Education. Mattei, now an attorney with the Bridgeport-based law […]
December 1st, 2016 · 3 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
Many Democrats experiencing a hangover from Donald Trump’s presidential victory have found sobering outlets for their political hair of the dog. Former Mayor Bill Finch communications staffer Tim Hammill received some love in an Associated Press article following the launch of My Life In Trump’s America where He’s challenged himself to write every day until January 20, […]
November 23rd, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics
A campaign is for show, governing for dough. They are completely different animals. In the past year we’ve witnessed on a local and national level two unconventional candidates who know each other defy the odds striking a chord with voters who loathe government.
November 21st, 2016 · 6 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
What the heck, it’s worth an application if you want to work for Donald Trump. To apply see here. Feel free to use me as a reference. Um, on second thought …
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November 13th, 2016 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events
Can you imagine if Donald Trump had won the national popular vote losing the presidency to the electoral map? Yell, scream, the fix is in, the system is rigged. “I am the people’s president, let’s take to the streets in protest. Send these miserable, nasty, corrupt vermin a message. The electoral college is a disaster.”