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Entries Tagged as 'Hartford Courant'

Following Governor Primary, Republican Party In The Lurch

August 21st, 2018 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Republican State Party Chair J.R. Romano didn’t want Bob Stefanowski as his general election candidate for governor, but now he’s stuck with him after the political neophyte who didn’t bother to vote for years won last Tuesday’s Republican primary. It’s kinda left the state GOP in the lurch, in more ways than one. Still to […]

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Ganim: Dem Leaders Secretly Helping Lamont–Ned Spokesman: Joe Doesn’t Deserve Public Trust

August 10th, 2018 · 29 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Jon Lender, Hartford Courant: Democratic gubernatorial challenger Joe Ganim said Friday that an internal legislative campaign document shows that high-level state Democrats have secretly–and possibly illegally–assisted party-endorsed candidate Ned Lamont in voter-canvassing efforts toward Tuesday’s primary, which will determine the party’s nominee in the November election.

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Lamont: ‘Probably Not’ Support Ganim If He Wins Primary

August 8th, 2018 · 52 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: Democrat Ned Lamont said Tuesday that he would “probably not” support Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim in November if the convicted felon wins next week’s Democratic gubernatorial primary.

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How Much Mud Will Stick In Final Week?

August 7th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

One week left to primary day in Connecticut. Who has the mo? Two Democrats and five Republicans have seven more days to persuade electors to advance them to the general election. While Mayor Joe Ganim pitches himself as the ordinary guy against rich-guy Democratic front runner Ned Lamont, two seasoned GOP campaigners Danbury Mayor Mark […]

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For Governor, Boughton’s Strategic Fountain

July 29th, 2018 · 10 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, the Republican-endorsed candidate for governor, is playing it cool against four rivals in the August 14 primary, Tim Herbst, Steve Obsitnik, David Stemerman and Bob Stefanowski. Relying on a few well-placed jabs, he’s largely staying out of the GOP tit-for-tat scrum. So far, various polls show Boughton’s strategy is on the […]

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Lamont: Republican Candidates For Governor Silent on ‘Trump’s Cruel Policies’

July 24th, 2018 · 15 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

The Ned Lamont campaign for governor released the following statement on the GOP gubernatorial debate hosted by WSHU, Hearst Media and Sacred Heart University today. Watch debate above. Hartford Courant coverage here.

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Underdog Ganim Lands Boots Boost From Union Coalition Against Front-Runner Lamont

July 24th, 2018 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday culled a gubernatorial campaign boost from organized labor that represents nearly 8,000 union households in Connecticut, a much-needed lift of boots on the ground in the face of party-endorsed Ned Lamont enjoying a majority of union support that helps drive turnout in Democratic primaries, in addition to the millions of his […]

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Ganim Wants Lamont To Disclose His Loot

July 19th, 2018 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

When your opponent possesses millions of personal dough to invest in a campaign for governor and you’re lagging far behind on the money front, you trot out a mantra: show us the money. That’s what Mayor Joe Ganim is demanding of Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont, full financial disclosure. Get ready for more of this in the […]

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