When it comes to public corruption cases, former Governor John Rowland has the wrong judge. U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton is not generally fond of public corruption offenders. When he’s sentenced in December, he’ll likely receive more time than his first go-around in the joint. The following is a story (prison tips for the ex-guv) […]
Entries Tagged as 'George Bush'
September 21st, 2014 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
May 17th, 2014 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Republican gubernatorial candidate State Senator John McKinney has chosen Bridgeport resident David Walker, the former U.S. Comptroller General, to serve as his running mate as Republican delegates on Saturday endorsed 2010 nominee Tom Foley for governor at Mohegan Sun. McKinney entered the convention in a fragile position with delegates to secure the 15 percent support […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]