Nationally, 2016 was the political year of Trump. If you like a good rodeo, prepare for a wild ride. But hey, Bridgeport politics is a breeding ground for ups and downs, right?
Entries Tagged as 'Anthony Musto'
January 1st, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
December 1st, 2016 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics
During the 2015 comeback campaign Joe Ganim rolled on a deodorant to mask a past that had forced him from office in 2003: public support from the retired FBI agent Ed Adams who investigated him and vigorous backing from members of the police union. Testimonials from the former fed and active city police officers presented a tonic […]
November 8th, 2016 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Democratic State Senator Marilyn Moore riding huge pluralities in Bridgeport has won another two-year term defeating Republican Elaine Hammers in the split city-suburban 22nd Senatorial District, according to unofficial returns.
August 27th, 2016 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
It’s been a relatively quiet summer for the City Council beyond ear-splitting cries from angry residents following July 1 tax bills. The next full meeting will not take place until September 6. The larger question is what is the future of City Council President Tom McCarthy who was lanced in an August 9 Democratic primary […]
August 17th, 2016 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, State Politics
Republicans must pick up four seats to gain a majority in the State Senate and one of the targeted races to watch is the contest between GOP nominee Elaine Hammers and Democrat Marilyn Moore who emerged last week from a blowout win against primary opponent Tom McCarthy in Connecticut’s 22nd city-suburban swing district.
Herbst: Disgruntled Ex-Republicans Hijacked Trumbull’s Democratic Party, Condemns Punishment Of Moore
August 10th, 2016 · 26 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Following Democratic State Senator Marilyn Moore’s blowout primary win over party-endorsed Tom McCarthy, including a strong showing in Trumbull in the multi-town district, Republican First Selectman Tim Herbst released this commentary calling her win a “repudiation of the party establishment and a repudiation of the politics of personal agendas and hatred.” Trumbull Dems who supported […]
August 10th, 2016 · 130 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
State Senator Marilyn Moore on Tuesday thrashed her Democratic primary opponent Tom McCarthy running up large pluralities in Bridgeport and performing strong in suburban Trumbull and Monroe, according to unofficial returns. State Senator Ed Gomes bested school board chairman Dennis Bradley and State Rep. Charlie Stallworth defeated school board member Maria Pereira in a close contest, […]
August 4th, 2016 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Just days from Tuesday’s Democratic primary, State Senator Ted Kennedy Jr. on Thursday campaigned for his colleague Marilyn Moore in Trumbull where the freshman state senator is working to build her suburban numbers from two years ago when she received just 20 percent of the primary vote on her way to defeating incumbent Anthony Musto […]