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Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'

Election Homestretch, Who’s Your Choice?

October 17th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

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.

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The Speech Not Delivered (Yet)

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 […]

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Slater, GOP Chair, Cynical About Obama Cancellation, Claims ‘Convenient Cover Story’

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 […]

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POTUS Factor Versus Foley’s Follies

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?

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Guber Race Fight To Finish

October 15th, 2014 · 5 Comments · State Politics

The New York Times profiles Malloy-Foley race. It is Connecticut’s version of the Thrilla in Manila: a rematch between two of the state’s heavyweights, with the top job as the prize.

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Cast Your Vote For Governor

October 14th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

The election for governor is in three weeks, but why wait for the last minute? Let us know your choice in the latest OIB poll, albeit unscientific.

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Barack Barometer In Bridgeport, Add Your Voice To Poll

October 13th, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Polls and pols blend like October and foliage. So why should we be any different? Our poll is open to all readers, you don’t have to be a registered user to vote. Here’s your chance to let us know if Barack Obama’s visit to endorse Governor Dan Malloy matters to you.

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