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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'George Bush'
September 20th, 2012 · 8 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
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 [...]
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 [...]
October 5th, 2011 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Veteran political reporter Jim Callahan files his perspective on Republican candidate for mayor Rick Torres’ chances in November. BY JIM CALLAHAN A Bridgeport Republican mayoral candidate these days has got to be claustrophobic and lonely. So many Democrats. So few Republicans.
October 3rd, 2011 · 8 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Former Congressman Chris Shays is seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. His chief competition is Linda McMahon. Democratic State Party Chair Nancy DiNardo is having a good time alternating between Shays and McMahon press hits. From DiNardo:
May 5th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events
I wonder if Mayor Bill Finch will attend the UB commencement? Nah. The University of Bridgeport will host its 101st Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7 the Arena at Harbor Yard. Nearly 1,470 degrees will be conferred to the Class of 2011, who this year will “go green” with eco-friendly caps and gowns made [...]
April 21st, 2011 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics
What a goof. Donald Trump, America’s modern P.T. Barnum, is giving the national media a paint job. And loving every minute. Four years ago at this time Rudy Giuliani “America’s Mayor” was leading all GOP comers in national presidential polls. He flamed out. So will Donald. Except Rudy really wanted to be president. For Donald, it’s [...]