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Entries Tagged as 'George Bush'

Foley Makes Formal Announcement For Governor With Emphasis On Cities, Could Walker Be Running Mate?

January 30th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

When Tom Foley announced his exploratory campaign for governor at the Burroughs Community Center last September he acknowledged Republicans must perform better in Democratic strongholds with a promise to spend more time in cities. We’ll see if he puts words into action. The U.S. ambassador to Ireland under George W. Bush made his formal announcement […]

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Walker: Tired Of Career Politicians Distorting Facts

January 13th, 2014 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, announced on Monday an exploratory committee for lieutenant governor saying he’s a Republican “committed to being an independent minded, inclusive and results oriented person along the lines of Ronald Reagan and George Herbert Walker Bush.” During his announcement in Hartford Walker stressed how he can apply his financial experience […]

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Will David Walker Run For Lieutenant Governor?

December 21st, 2013 · 74 Comments · City Council, News and Events, State Politics

Saying he could be a partner in restructuring state finances, Bridgeport resident David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, told OIB on Friday he’s considering a run for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor. Walker emphasized he’ll make a final decision about a statewide run after Jan. 1 following consultation with family and close friends.

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Holy Foley! Republican Announces Exploratory Committee For Governor In Bridgeport

September 10th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Tom Foley, the 2010 Republican candidate for governor who lost a squeaker to Democrat Dan Malloy, announced an exploratory committee for governor today at the Burroughs Community Center in Black Rock declaring Malloy’s policies as governor hurt cities such as Bridgeport. “The failure of the governor’s agenda falls hardest on the residents of cities such […]

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UConn/Courant Poll: Barack Opens Up Large Connecticut Lead

September 20th, 2012 · 8 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are locked in a fierce battle across the nation, but that is not the case in Connecticut. A new poll by the University of Connecticut and The Hartford Courant shows that Obama has opened up a 21 point lead in Connecticut. The president […]

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Walker: City’s Fiscal Clock Ticking–Finch: Walker Served Under Bush’s Historic Debt, Plus: Fishing For Stories, Post Overplays Bass Pro Complaint

July 11th, 2012 · 47 Comments · Analysis and Comment

Update: This story in the Connecticut Post is receiving a lot of chatter today. A court complaint was filed against Bass Pro Shops, the company introduced on Sunday as a key piece of the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment on the East Side. A federal judge dismissed the complaint. What’s all the hullabaloo? The bigger the company the more […]

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Ouch! Barack Has Work To Do

October 6th, 2011 · 48 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From the Q Poll: October 6, 2011 – Obama And Economy Are In The Dumps, U.S. Voters Tell Quinnipiac University National Poll; End Saturday Mail To Cut Costs, Voters Say 4-1 American voters disapprove 55 – 41 percent of the job President Barack Obama is doing, an all-time low, and say 77 – 20 percent […]

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