Bridgeport Banner Editor Rob Sullivan has submitted paperwork with the state forming a candidate committee to challenge State Rep. Auden Grogins, the blonde banshee from Black Rock, in a Democratic primary.
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March 9th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
February 10th, 2012 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
If nothing else, this will be fun to watch. Rob Sullivan, editor of the Bridgeport Banner, says he will challenge State Rep. Auden Grogins, “The Blonde Banshee” from Black Rock in a Democratic primary.
January 17th, 2012 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment
In the hardcopy edition of Sunday’s Connecticut Post two stories above the fold featuring the state’s largest city screamed nearly the entire front page: “Bridgeport in shock,” a story about residents mourning the shooting death of 14-year-old Justin Thompson and “Can city workers win city contracts?” referencing the investigation of the city’s construction management and Minority Business Enterprise programs that [...]
January 7th, 2012 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
UPDATE, Hennessy’s Barnes Burner: It will be a mighty good fight if City Councilwoman Michelle Lyons gets in the race to unseat State Rep. Jack Hennessy who represents the city’s North End. A Democratic primary would take place in August.
October 6th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
State Rep. Auden Grogins hosted a who’s who of city political figures at her Black Rock home the other night on behalf of Connecticut Speaker of the House Chris Donovan, Democratic candidate in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District that takes in portions of Fairfield and Litchfield counties. One of Donovan’s opponents Dan Roberti is the son of former Bridgeport [...]
October 4th, 2011 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Who will be Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa’s candidate for Connecticut’s 23rd State Senatorial District? The seat is currently occupied by Ed Gomes who supported Mary-Jane Foster for mayor. Prior to Gomes the seat was occupied by Ernie Newton who also supported Foster. The Moses of his peeps is sending strong signals he will be a [...]
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May 27th, 2011 · 5 Comments · News and Events
Nothing like a Memorial Day weekend for a mayor to cut ribbons, salute the little league, meet the peeps and point out neighborhood progress. Such will be the case Saturday morning at Ellsworth Field in Black Rock where several city officials will join Mayor Bill Finch. Former State Rep. Bob Keeley, knocked off in a [...]