Democratic Congressman Jim Himes Monday night was nominated for a 5th two-year term by delegates at Bridgeport’s Roosevelt School. Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District covers 17 towns including Bridgeport. Republicans have endorsed State Rep. John Shaban of Redding to challenge Himes. Himes acceptance speech follows: I am thrilled, honored and humbled to accept your nomination to […]
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May 9th, 2016 · 5 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
May 1st, 2016 · 22 Comments · National Politics
April 27th, 2016 · 13 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
Hillary Clinton, in a close statewide primary win over Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, ran up large pluralities across Bridgeport, according to unofficial Democratic primary results winning the city 7,278 to 3,756. Republican frontrunner Donald Trump also carried Bridgeport.
April 26th, 2016 · 4 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
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Who’s Your Horse In Presidential Primary? Election Hotline Set Up For Voter Concerns, Absentee Ballots Low
April 25th, 2016 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, State Politics
Can Hill fend off the Bern? Will John Kasich and Ted Cruz even be competitive against Donald Trump? Connecticut’s registered Dems and Republicans head to the polls on Tuesday to select their preferences for the general election. The state’s largest city received visits from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton over the weekend while Bernie Sanders […]
April 24th, 2016 · 15 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Update, speech transcript: One day after Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump visited Connecticut’s most populous city, the likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton addressed more than 1,000 supporters at the University of Bridgeport’s Harvey Hubbell gym, home of the Purple Knights, declaring “We have to take on the gun lobby and take on the epidemic of […]
April 23rd, 2016 · 7 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events
Donald Trump visited Bridgeport on Saturday, Hillary Clinton arrives Sunday in back-to-back presidential candidate visits. When was the last time that happened? While Ganim is supporting Clinton, he made a quick visit to greet Trump at the Klein Memorial rally. Bernie Sanders supporters can see him in New Haven.
April 23rd, 2016 · 3 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
Hillary Clinton is scheduled to make a campaign stop Sunday at the University of Bridgeport’s Harvey Hubbell Gym at 2:15 p.m. in advance of Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary. Doors open two hours prior. For more see here.