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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Hillary Clinton'
April 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters
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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
Tags: Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Tisdale·Chris Caruso·Dottie Guman·Ed Gomes·Hillary Clinton·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Gomes·John Stafstrom·Lenny Paoletta·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·M. Evette Brantley·Mario Testa·Mary Moran·Mary-Jane Foster·Santa Ayala·Tom Bucci·Tom Mulligan
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: