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Sharpton A No-show At “Little Brother” Moales’ Church Rally, Sends Video

February 12th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE from Moales campaign and Sharpton video: State Senate candidate the Rev. Ken Moales tried to wrap himself in the glory of an appearance at his church by The Rev. Al Sharpton Wednesday night. Praise the Lord, the political gods (or common sense) persuaded Sharpton not to show at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit. […]

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From Sizzle To Fizzle, The Rev’s Not Too Sharp On Voter Registration Deadline For Special Election

February 10th, 2015 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Under the guise of “voter registration service” in conjunction with the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled to visit Bridgeport Wednesday evening at the church of State Senate candidate Ken Moales. Problem is today (Tuesday) is the deadline to register by mail, according to elections officials. That means any new voter registration cards […]

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Sharpton To Visit Moales’ Church

February 8th, 2015 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Never a dull moment when Rev. Al Sharpton visits Bridgeport to engage voters. On Wednesday 7 p.m. he’s expected to appear for a voter registration drive at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, 729 Union Avenue, where State Senate candidate Ken Moales serves as pastor, according to information posted on Facebook that includes Moales’ campaign […]

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Ballot Rigged? Election Splits Local Guardians Organization

December 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events

The Bridgeport Guardians, a 40-year organization fighting for the rights of minority police officers, is in the throes of a testy organizational struggle between current leader Lonnie Blackwell, a lieutenant who commands the Bridgeport Regional Police Academy, and members supporting the election of Milton Johnson as president.

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How About Election Predictions?

November 5th, 2012 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The eve of the election is upon us, the majority of the work is finished: door knocking, phone calls, lawn signs, mail pieces, radio, television. Field operations are poised to hit the ground, final phone calls will flood districts. Rev. Al Sharpton, Governor Dannel Malloy and Mayor Bill Finch rallied Dems at Mount Aery Baptist […]

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Here Comes The Rev! Sharpton To Appear At Mount Aery Rally Sunday

November 1st, 2012 · 29 Comments · City Politics, Education, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Rev. Al Sharpton, host of ‘PoliticsNation’ on MSNBC, will rev up the crowd at Mount Aery Baptist Church, 73 Frank Street, Sunday night at 7 for a get-out-the-vote rally on behalf of Barack Obama and Democratic candidates, according to Senior Pastor Anthony Bennett.

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The Rev’s Coming To Rev Up Support

June 5th, 2011 · 13 Comments · Education, News and Events

The Rev. Al Sharpton on Tuesday will be the keynote speaker in Norwalk at a rally to highlight the injustice of Tanya McDowell, the Bridgeport woman arrested for allegedly using a false address to send her child to a Norwalk school. From the NAACP:

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Nedheads Aren’t Enough To Win

February 15th, 2010 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics

Ned Lamont and his personal fortune are expected to officially enter the race for governor on Tuesday. Nice to have 10, 15, 20 million of your own dough to spend. Makes you an instant player. Because he has plenty of loot and built a profile defeating Joe Lieberman in a Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in […]

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