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The Politics Of Race

November 19th, 2017 · 4 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Colin McEnroe, who appears weekdays from 1 to 2 p.m. on WNPR-FM (90.5) writes about the disingenuous leanings of the two major political parties when it comes to fielding candidate diversity.

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The West Side City Council Primary, The Battle For Brooklawn And Bassick

September 5th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics

On Tuesday, in addition to a citywide primary for Board of Education, Democratic primaries for City Council are on tap in four districts including the West Side where incumbents Evette Brantley and John Olson are opposed by Bob Halstead and Trish Swain. Bridgeport’s 132nd District runs west of Park Avenue to Brooklawn Avenue that meets […]

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Kevin Reynolds, Election Law Guru, Becomes City Lobbyist

January 9th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

You want to know about Connecticut election law? You call Kevin Reynolds. The guy knows his stuff. He also has great contacts having served as legal counsel for three Democratic state chairs including the current Chair Nancy DiNardo and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen when he served. As the state legislative session begins in Hartford […]

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McMahon, Murphy Still Close, According To UConn/Courant Poll

September 19th, 2012 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: With nearly 30 percent of voters still undecided, Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy are locked in a statistical dead heat in the race for U.S. Senate, according to a new University of Connecticut-Hartford Courant poll.

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SuBy Never High–The Politics Of Pot

April 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

What, former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz never smoked pot? That must explain everything. Five Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate appeared live on WFSB on Sunday to debate a variety of issues including their historic reefer intake. Bridgeport attorney and drug-reform crusader Sylvester Salcedo wasn’t invited to the debate. Alas, Sly hasn’t raised […]

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Finch Rolls Out Endorsements

September 23rd, 2011 · 20 Comments · City Politics

From the Finch campaign: State Democratic Leadership Endorse Finch for Mayor. Former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd, U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT4) today endorsed Mayor Bill Finch in his bid for reelection.

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Mayor’s Business Community Speech

March 16th, 2011 · 12 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Grab a cup of joe and check out the following news release from Mayor Bill Finch followed by the text of his state of the city speech to the Bridgeport Business community on Wednesday. Mayor Finch Shares His Optimistic Vision for the City During Annual Speech to the Business Community “A Vision for a City […]

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Finch’s Family Hero Says No

February 16th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Ted Kennedy Jr. disappointed Mayor Bill Finch Tuesday night. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of his uncle John Kennedy at a legacy dinner at Testo’s Restaurant, the son of the late liberal lion Ted Kennedy told reporters he’ll not be a candidate in 2012 for Joe Lieberman’s U.S. Senate seat. Joe’s packing it […]

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