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City Vote Key For Malloy Second Term

October 24th, 2014 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

In the closing days of a campaign you seek every advantage you can get. President Obama is scheduled to visit Bridgeport two days before the November 4 general election, in a reprise of 2010 at a location to be named, and wife Michelle will make a stop in New Haven next week for maybe a […]

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Courant Endorses Malloy

October 24th, 2014 · 7 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

 From the Hartford Courant: Mr. Malloy, 59, is something Connecticut hasn’t seen in a while, a hands-on manager who took on the serious problems facing the state. He bit off a lot, perhaps too much. He made mistakes (as all politicians do). His sharp-elbow combativeness didn’t always serve him well. But he was a leader […]

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In Closing Days, Foley Bails On Debate

October 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a debate Thursday night, but one of the issues was the person who was not there–Republican Tom Foley.

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Pelto One Of Several Write-In Candidates For Governor

October 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Gun-rights activist Joseph Visconti has qualified for the ballot as a petitioning candidate for governor, possibly siphoning votes from Republican nominee Tom Foley tucked in a close battle with Democratic incumbent Dan Malloy. Malloy blog critic Jonathan Pelto failed in his quest to secure signatures for ballot qualification. But Pelto, along with a few others, […]

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Guber Debate Party At Bijou

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

AARP Connecticut is inviting the public to attend a Gubernatorial Debate Watching Party tonight (Thursday), beginning at 5:45 p.m. at The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport. Advance registration is required by calling toll-free 1-877-926-8300.

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Barack To Return November 2, Two Days Before Election

October 22nd, 2014 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Four years ago, Barack Obama’s visit to Bridgeport jammed the Webster Bank Arena three days before Election Day in support of Democratic candidates. He’s now scheduled to return November 2, two days before the election rescheduling his postponed visit to Central High School from last week, according to an advisory released by the Connecticut Democratic […]

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Q Poll: Malloy 43, Foley 42

October 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From the Q Poll: Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is locked in a repeat of the 2010 down-to-the-wire governor’s race as he holds 43 percent of likely voters to Republican challenger Tom Foley’s 42 percent, with 9 percent for independent candidate Joe Visconti, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

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