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Why Stefanowski Won

August 17th, 2018 · 11 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Former Republican State Chair Chris Healy explains why Bob Stefanowski won the Republican primary for governor. Often, we in politics miss the obvious and the 2018 primary results bear that out. We political types are always last in on the joke and the joke was on us. Bob Stefanowski defied all expectations and easily won […]

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Capitol Report Panel Gets Viggy With It On Ganim’s Traveling Road Show

June 24th, 2018 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Tom Dudchik crack committee–Jennifer Schneider, Roy Occhiogrosso, Liz Kurantowicz and Chris Healy–weigh in on Joe Ganim’s run for governor in the latest episode of CT Capitol Report featuring Hartford Courant reporter Neil Vigdor. Love him or loathe him, Ganim has political insiders talking about him seven weeks from the August 14 primary.

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Attention Political Junkies: Capitol Report Premieres Sunday Channel 8

July 15th, 2017 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

OIB friend Tom Dudchik, owner and editor of CTCapitolReport, kicks off his political insight show Sunday 10 a.m. on Channel 8. ‘Capitol Report’ will follow ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ on Sunday mornings. Dudchik and panelists will look under the hood of Connecticut politics, chalkboard the wide open 2018 governor’s race and examine the state budget crisis from a variety […]

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The Power Of OIB Voters–Pols Use Advertising To Target Voter Groups

July 17th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Media, News and Events, State Politics

OIB readers matter in more ways than one. OIB is featured in this report from Greg Hladky www.ct.com Linda McMahon is promoting her U.S. Senate candidacy on the “personalized” radio website Pandora–possibly targeting Connecticut listeners who are both likely Republican primary voters and enjoy wrestling theme songs. Over on Capitol Report (www.ctcapitolreport.com), a hot spot […]

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“Government Form Of Euthanasia”–GOP State Chair Says Dems Looting Taxpayers

April 21st, 2011 · 7 Comments · City Budget, State Politics

Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and the Democratic-controlled State Legislature have apparently come to terms on a budget to close a multi-billion dollar budget gap. A large piece to balancing the budget includes Malloy negotiating hefty union concessions. What happens in the state budget impacts Bridgeport’s budget big time. Mayor Bill Finch has submitted a budget to […]

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GOP State Chair Alleges Bridgeport Election Fraud

October 20th, 2010 · 4 Comments · City Politics

With less than two weeks until the Nov. 2 election we may see a steady flow of elections complaints from both sides. This one is from GOP State Party Chair Chris Healy. Note to Healy, AB applications come from the Town Clerk. From Healy:

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Dick And Linda In Pasties, Plus: Jimmy’s Tax Jam, BOE Building, And Malloy-Foley Debate Debates

September 8th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Education, State Politics

A lot of fighting going on. The Board of Education, arguing over where to consolidate offices, authorized Superintendent of Schools John Ramos to negotiate a deal to house all administration/maintenance functions in the former Bodine building on the West Side. Protests at Sacred Heart University over sorority hazings. Politicians duking it out. Yes, one big happy family. Are you tired […]

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Examining The Mayoral Pool, Plus: Himes V. Debicella Heats Up

August 13th, 2010 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

What a crazy week. I thought the momentum was with Dan Malloy heading into Tuesday and victory at hand with a low turnout, but never thought it would be a double-digit win. So much for Ned Lamont’s 10 million clams. No pearls in those shells. The loss was a bitter pill to swallow for Mayor […]

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