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Paging Sinners And Saints–Lamont And Ganim Trade Barbs In Debate Battle

July 13th, 2018 · 42 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

In a political world of sinners and very few saints, party-endorsed Ned Lamont and Mayor Joe Ganim squared off Thursday night in New Haven for their first head-to-head debate in advance of the August 14 Democratic primary for governor. Shared coverage follows:

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Meanwhile, The Republicans Went At It Too

July 13th, 2018 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: With five candidates on the stage, Republicans clashed Thursday night among themselves and more often blasted a politician who is not on the ballot this year–Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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Only In Connecticut–The Tweet Barbs Of Greenwich Millionaires Lamont And Stemerman

July 4th, 2018 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

One is a scion of Thomas W. Lamont, an early chairman of J.P. Morgan & Co., the other a hedgie who crows about dumping $10 million of his own money into the August primary. What happens when two loaded Greenwich guber candidates show off their money manhood on Twitter? Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican David Stemerman fenced […]

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Protesters Want ICE Iced, 35 Arrested For Blocking Federal Courthouse

July 2nd, 2018 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events

News release from rally organizers. Hartford Courant article here. Hartford, CT — Today, hundreds protested outside Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) to call for the abolition of ICE, a deadly institution that is caging Connecticut immigrants and tearing apart families every day. ICE unfairly jails immigrants while they await a decision on their immigration status, […]

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Lamont Backer Inspects Ganim Primary Petitions–Ganim: Be My Guest

June 29th, 2018 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Former state commissioner and gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Harris is checking the primary petitions collected by Joe Ganim political operatives for irregularities. Meanwhile, now that the signature drive for governor is over, Ganim is picking up his fundraising pace as he faces the millions Democratic endorsed Ned Lamont will spend. Ganim had a big-ticket event Thursday […]

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Capitol Report Panel Gets Viggy With It On Ganim’s Traveling Road Show

June 24th, 2018 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Tom Dudchik crack committee–Jennifer Schneider, Roy Occhiogrosso, Liz Kurantowicz and Chris Healy–weigh in on Joe Ganim’s run for governor in the latest episode of CT Capitol Report featuring Hartford Courant reporter Neil Vigdor. Love him or loathe him, Ganim has political insiders talking about him seven weeks from the August 14 primary.

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EVAlution Builds Support In City For Zimmerman LG Run

June 7th, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Labor organizer Eva Bermudez Zimmerman is shaking up Connecticut’s political landscape challenging Democratic-endorsed Susan Bysiewicz in an August primary for lieutenant governor. She has significant political support in urban areas and with progressives who know how to churn out a primary vote.

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The Royal Flush Of Campaign Messaging: Toilets

June 7th, 2018 · 6 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Joe Ganim pulling Ned Lamont’s chain about his wealth has forged a campaign swirl over the number of toilets in a candidate’s residence. This must be Joe’s new version of head count.

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