Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti has a nice story to tell if he decides to jump into a growing field of Republicans seeking to unseat Democratic Congressman Jim Himes. Twenty years of grand list growth, low tax rate and an abundance of jobs is something to sell to voters in Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District. Weak point? [...]
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January 12th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
January 8th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Congressman Jim Himes must be feeling pretty good about his reelection chances. That prehistoric noise you just heard came from Republican operatives who want to vanquish Himes from office. And that’s the point–why aren’t his opponents making noise?
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 [...]