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.
Entries Tagged as 'Barack Obama'
October 17th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
October 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
Had Barack Obama’s scheduled visit to Bridgeport Wednesday night not been preempted by Ebola outbreak business, the game plan was for Mayor Bill Finch to introduce Governor Dan Malloy for whom the president was campaigning. These things tend to be love fests and the mayor had plenty of hugs and kisses planned for the president […]
October 16th, 2014 · 27 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Even though President Obama cancelled a visit to New Jersey as well to address an Ebola response, and state Democratic leaders say he will return to Connecticut, Bridgeport Republican Town Chair John Slater questions in a statement the motive behind the president postponing his Bridgeport visit Wednesday, adding “I find this to be a convenient […]
October 15th, 2014 · 32 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From the CT Post: Mayor Bill Finch, in a hastily called press conference, said that the city’s share of the cost of President Obama’s canceled visit is “irrelevant.”
October 15th, 2014 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
President Obama has cancelled his scheduled visit to campaign in Bridgeport tonight to convene cabinet officials to coordinate the government’s Ebola response at the White House. He also cancelled a planned fundraising trip to New Jersey. Event organizers announced the campaign stop will be rescheduled. The Connecticut Democratic Party released this statement:
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October 15th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Four years ago, three days before the general election, Barack Obama touched down in Bridgeport, which touched off Democratic enthusiasm elevating Dan Malloy to the governorship over Republican Tom Foley. Will history repeat itself?
Take A Shuttle From Harbor Yard To Central High School For Obama Event, Street Closures And Parking Restrictions
October 15th, 2014 · 5 Comments · News and Events
If you’re going to see President Obama Wednesday night at Central High School, plan on parking at Harbor Yard, according to organizers, and hop a shuttle to the event that’s generally a five-minute drive or so under normal conditions. Obama is not expected to speak until after 8 p.m. but this being a presidential visit […]