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Oops! The Old Gray Lady Misfires Rob Russo’s Orbit, Names Him Star Of Planet Hillary

February 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events

Former Republican State Senator Rob Russo’s getting ribbed for The New York Times Magazine article last week that named him “One of the people that do all the work” in Hillary Clinton’s political operation for president. Russo’s wife Carolyn, a Hillary supporter, was pleased hubby was among the names featured in Hillary’s political planet that included Democratic powerhouses Lady […]

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Kohut Peers Into His Crystal Ball On City’s Financial Future–’Toilet Tissue’ Rating

April 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters

Jeff  Kohut, policy wonk extraordinaire, shares this commentary on his prescient view of the city: Dateline, Bridgeport: June 5, 2018: Headline distributed by the Connecticut Post to ethernet, satellite radio subscribers, and e-billboard sites — Bridgeport defaults on US/state-backed bankruptcy-bond payments. Washington and Hartford point fingers at each other for not providing proper support to […]

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Finch And Foster Campaign Standoff, It’s Adam’s Family Versus Jason And The Argonauts

September 15th, 2011 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Political campaigns are creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky–candidates Bill Finch and Mary-Jane Foster may be the faces of their respective campaigns–but it’s the strategists who drive the operations and make them ooky (what the hell is ooky?). Say hello to Adam Wood, Finch’s chief of staff and political yogi and Jason Bartlett, Foster’s campaign manager. […]

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Paging Helen Reddy! Why Women Sway Elections

June 27th, 2011 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Women saved Bill Clinton. Women rescued Dick Blumenthal. Women elected Bill Finch Bridgeport mayor over Chris Caruso.

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Hi Honey … I’m Coming Baaack! Lisa Parziale’s Return

February 7th, 2011 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Lisa “Honey” Parziale, former City Council president and Democratic registrar of voters, told OIB she will be a candidate for her former West Side City Council seat in this year’s municipal election. Oh baby, the political phone lines were burning up on Sunday during the Super Bowl pre-game festivities. Parziale’s candidacy adds a new dimension to […]

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Dick’s Top Appointments

December 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment · News and Events

Dick Blumenthal has released the names of key staff members. Check them out, from Dick: Blumenthal Announces Key Senate Staff Senator-Elect Continues To Build Team To Serve Connecticut (Hartford, CT.) Making good on his promise to assemble a top flight staff to serve the people of Connecticut, today Senator Elect Richard Blumenthal announced the addition […]

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When A President Visits Ya Never Know What To Expect

October 21st, 2010 · 16 Comments · Media, News and Events, State Politics

The Democratic National Committee confirmed in a news release that Barack will visit Bridgeport Oct. 30. Before Bridgeport that day he’ll be in Philly, following Bridgeport it’s on to Chicago. Presidential visits are a hoot and a nightmare and downtown Bridgeport will be loaded with Secret Service agents during Barack’s visit to the Arena at […]

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Dems Stick It To Merrick

May 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments · State Politics

The Democratic rules committee today dissed Merrick Alpert, Dick Blumenthal’s potential U.S. Senate primary opponent, from addressing state delegates. Here’s what Merrick would have said if allowed:

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