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Entries Tagged as 'Donald Trump'

Lamont, Bysiewicz Pitch Health Plan

October 15th, 2018 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz, Democratic nominees for governor and lieutenant governor, at a round-table discussion on health care at the Southwest Community Health Center in Bridgeport. Lamont and Bysiewicz also unveiled their plan calling for affordable health care for all Connecticut residents.

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For CT Republicans It’s Taxes, Not Trump

October 14th, 2018 · 8 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: President Donald J. Trump generates enthusiastic crowds at campaign rallies elsewhere, but he was rarely mentioned Saturday by Republicans at a unity rally in (Southbury) Connecticut, where activists were reminded all politics is local, and the only issues that matter are taxes and the economy.

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Busy Business Guys Trade Payday Accusations

October 2nd, 2018 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Whom do you believe? Truth in advertising, especially in political campaigns, was a relative term long before Donald Trump stormed the public-service field. He simply has loaded it to steroid levels. Five weeks from the Nov. 6 gubernatorial election, two business guys Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican Bob Stefanowski are dueling over the veracity of […]

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The ‘Citizenship Question’–Council Committee Weighs Census Issues

September 23rd, 2018 · 5 Comments · City Council, National Politics, News and Events

The City Council’s Miscellaneous Matters Committee Monday night will take up two resolutions “in support of an accurate 2020 Census and to create a “Complete Count Committee” with local outreach, assistance and promotion” as well as “to express opposition to the addition of the “Citizenship Question” regarding the 2020 Census.” See agenda here.

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Mutiny: The Trump Resistance Inside The White House

September 6th, 2018 · 17 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From The New York Times: The Times today is taking the rare step of publishing an anonymous Op-Ed essay. We have done so at the request of the author, a senior official in the Trump administration whose identity is known to us and whose job would be jeopardized by its disclosure. We believe publishing this […]

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Lamont: Issue Executive Order To Counter National Ed Chief Policy On Campus Sexual Misconduct

August 30th, 2018 · 16 Comments · Education, News and Events, State Politics

News release from Democratic nominee for governor Ned Lamont: Following reports that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing to roll back President Obama’s protections against sexual violence and misconduct at schools, Ned Lamont, Democratic nominee for governor, said if elected he would sign an executive order and introduce legislation that maintains and expands protections […]

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Dems: Where’s Bob?

August 24th, 2018 · 12 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bob Stefanowski shocked many establishment Republicans winning the five-way GOP primary for governor August 14. While his Dem counterpart Ned Lamont has conducted several public appearances and issued policy positions, Stefanowski has been largely quiet. News release from Democratic State Party: It’s been almost two weeks since the primary, and Bob Stefanowski has sent a […]

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Day Reporter: I’d Take Ganim Any Day Over The A-Grading Trumpists From Connecticut GOP

July 27th, 2018 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim has a high mountain to climb in his Runyonesque run for governor. Still, his retail skills intrigue some Connecticut political analysts including David Collins of the Day in New London who declares “I would take a rehabilitated Joe Ganim any day over the A-grading Trumpists from the Connecticut GOP. The head of […]

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