A campaign is for show, governing for dough. They are completely different animals. In the past year we’ve witnessed on a local and national level two unconventional candidates who know each other defy the odds striking a chord with voters who loathe government.
Entries Tagged as 'Hillary Clinton'
November 23rd, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics
November 13th, 2016 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events
Can you imagine if Donald Trump had won the national popular vote losing the presidency to the electoral map? Yell, scream, the fix is in, the system is rigged. “I am the people’s president, let’s take to the streets in protest. Send these miserable, nasty, corrupt vermin a message. The electoral college is a disaster.”
November 11th, 2016 · 3 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The Connecticut Secretary of the State’s website is now loaded with statistics from Tuesday’s presidential election, see here. For readers who enjoy keeping score–always nice to examine who ran ahead of others for bragging rights–we’ve shared some numbers below, but some comparisons are difficult due to neighborhood demographic differences. The best comparisons are citywide or […]
Tags: Andre Baker·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Dick Blumenthal·Donald Trump·Ed Gomes·Ezequiel Santiago·Hillary Clinton·Jack Hennessy·Jim Himes·Marilyn Moore·Mike Garrett·Rosa Correa·Santa Ayala·Steven Stafstrom
November 9th, 2016 · 48 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
A schizophrenic presidential election has come to a close with some national surprises at the polls. Hillary Clinton is leading in the national popular vote, but now President-elect Donald Trump performed strong in traditionally Democratic rust belt states responding to his populist economic message to eclipse the 270 electoral votes required to win the presidency. Clinton […]
November 9th, 2016 · 2 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, who was under consideration as a Hillary Clinton running mate, shares his take on the presidential results in this eblast to his supporters: Despite how it may appear to some, America is not a different place today than it was yesterday. I am uncertain of many things today, but of this […]
October 26th, 2016 · 1 Comment · National Politics, News and Events
The Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road in Fairfield, will host an election law lecture and discussion at noon on Election Day Nov. 8 featuring Fairfield University professors who will discuss the impact of elections on minorities, youth and women. The event is free for Bridgeport teachers and students. Iced tea and cookies will be served, please […]
October 21st, 2016 · 10 Comments · National Politics
A “rigged” election, asserts Donald Trump. Here’s the chance for Trump supporters (others as well) to stuff our OIB poll with as many votes as they want. Yes, cast a vote for your choice (or multiple choices) once, 50, 100 times. What does this prove? Nothing. But it gives voice to those who want to […]
October 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events
Among the voluminous stacks of hacked emails of Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Chairman John Podesta comes a little, local WikiLeaks-revealed nugget titled “GOOD READS FROM ELSEWHERE” detailing an article in the Hartford Courant chronicling Joe Ganim’s historic mayoral comeback victory last November.