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Entries Tagged as 'Dan Debicella'

Meet The Republican Candidates

April 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

Hey, looking for a warmup event before the UConn national championship game? Check out the forum in Fairfield featuring Republican candidates this cycle. News release: The Fairfield Republican Town Committee will host a candidate forum open to the public on Monday, April 7th at 7p.m. in the main auditorium at Fairfield Ludlowe High School (785 […]

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Debicella Whacks Himes Over Charles Darwin ‘Tactic’

February 8th, 2014 · 8 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

From Republican candidate for Congress Dan Debicella: The Connecticut Post reported yesterday that Congressman Jim Himes is co-sponsoring legislation that advocates for a National Charles Darwin Day. “You have got to be kidding me–who cares?” said (former) State Senator and candidate for Congress Dan Debicella. “Fairfield County families are hurting, with high unemployment and exploding […]

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The 2014 Election Cycle Underway, Debicella Snowballs Himes For Vail Trips

November 16th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

We’ve officially segued into the gubernatorial election cycle that includes potentially hot state and federal legislative races. Bridgeport’s state legislative delegation has six State House members and two state senators, all Democrats. Plus, Democratic Registrar Sandi Ayala is up for reelection next year. Will she be endorsed by the party? Will she have a primary […]

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Tyrone Powers To Himes’ Congressional District Office

September 14th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

After nearly six years as a key inner-office staffer for Mayor Bill Finch directing the city’s legislative affairs, Tyrone McClain will soon start a new position as district director for Congressman Jim Himes overseeing constituent services and supervising congressional staffers who cover the 17 communities of Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District.

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Debicella Announces Second Run Against Himes–Will He Ignore Bridgeport Voters Again?

September 4th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE includes Debicella announcement: Republican Dan Debicella ran a competitive race against Democratic Congressman Jim Himes in 2010, two years after Himes had defeated 20-year Congressman Chris Shays in the Barack Obama tsunami. Debicella was born in Bridgeport, his dad was a city police officer. Except you wouldn’t have known that by the kind of […]

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Himes Prepares For Monday Love Fest–The GOP Election Mission

May 11th, 2012 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Nearly four years ago Jim Himes rode the Barack Obama tsunami into Congress. Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District has 17 communities. In 2008, Himes won just three–Bridgeport, Stamford and Norwalk–but it was enough to lance Bridgeport resident Republican Chris Shays who’s trying to make a comeback this year in a run for U.S. Senate. In political […]

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The Political Mixology Of Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District

December 12th, 2011 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Where will Bridgeport end up in the potential realignment of Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District? Stay put or join New Haven in the 3rd District? Republican operatives would love to carve the state’s largest city into the 3rd to create a near GOP lock on the 4th district. Courts may decide the issue. Democrat Jim Himes represents the district with […]

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