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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October 22nd, 2014 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
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.
October 21st, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Democratic candidate for State Senate Marilyn Moore today released a string of endorsements from educators, gun safety advocates, government watchdog groups as well as municipal and state employee organizations. Moore faces Republican Rick Costantini, a Trumbull town councilor, in the November 4 general election. Moore defeated three-term incumbent Anthony Musto in a close August Democratic […]
October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
Two weeks left until Election Day in this tight gubernatorial contest between Democrat Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley. Gun-rights activist Joe Visconti will also be on the ballot as a petitioning candidate. The Malloy campaign has launched a radio commercial from Michelle Obama. Listen to the spot here. Will Barack return?
October 20th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Okay, we’re seeing all kinds of spending records broken in this gubernatorial cycle, whether independent expenditures or from $33 million in Connecticut taxpayers funds. You’re paying for it in some fashion. Is it worth it? Hmmm, what Bridgeport could do with an extra $33 million. From Greg Hladky, Hartford Courant. State officials said Monday that […]
October 17th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Now that the Obama fever has died down for now, what are some of the key races heading into the homestretch of the November 4 general election? The big daddy race is for governor where Democratic incumbent Dan Malloy’s locked in a ferociously close contest with 2010 Republican nominee Tom Foley.
October 16th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics
AARP Connecticut is inviting the public to attend a Gubernatorial Debate Watching Party on October 23, 2014, 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.