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An Architect’s View, As Foster Has Designs On Mayor’s Office

October 15th, 2015 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Fundraising has intensified with less than three weeks to the general election for mayor. Thursday night Antinozzi Associates, a Downtown architectural firm, hosted a fundraiser for Mary-Jane Foster as she seeks momentum to become “the honest choice for change” over Democratic nominee Joe Ganim.

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Weicker: Foster A Trusted Leader

October 2nd, 2015 · 55 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

As governor, Lowell Weicker rescued Bridgeport from financial ruin, now he’s hoping his endorsement of Mary-Jane Foster adds credibility and financial resources to her mayoral campaign.

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OIB Rewind: If Only Finch Had Listened

September 22nd, 2015 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

OIB column Nov. 30, 2012: Mayor Bill Finch has been mumbling the past few days about some of his political appointments derailing city progress. Yes, what if Finch bolted the ranks of the donkeys? Ciao. Sayonara. Adiós. See ya. You’re on your own. Bye bye. I’ve changed my registration to unaffiliated. He has three full […]

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John Marshall Lee’s Quest For Answers (And Eating OATS) On The City Council

April 21st, 2015 · 21 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

For several years, community fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee has been a painstaking presence at City Council meetings haranguing councilors on open and accountable government, fund balances, audits, financial reports, spending and taxes. He asks questions, but fields no answers to his satisfaction. Now he’s decided to be the guy to provide answers to the […]

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Lieberman To Lead Centrist Group No Labels

November 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events

Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, the 2000 Democratic vice presidential candidate who supported Republican John McCain for president in 2008, has been named co-chair of No Labels, the national group that seeks common ground among political leaders. Bridgeport resident David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, co-founded the organization. Walker, who has his Black Rock house […]

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Chris Murphy Receives Oath Of Office, Replaces Lieberman

January 3rd, 2013 · 4 Comments · News and Events

From AP: Chris Murphy has taken the oath of office to become Connecticut’s newest U.S. senator, replacing the retiring Joe Lieberman.

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What If Finch Left The Democratic Party? Dreaming Political Freedom

November 30th, 2012 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Mayor Bill Finch has been mumbling the past few days about some of his political appointments derailing city progress. Yes, what if Finch bolted the ranks of the donkeys? Ciao. Sayonara. Adiós. See ya. You’re on your own. Bye bye. I’ve changed my registration to unaffiliated. He has three full years left in his second […]

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Holy Connecticut Yankee, A Coin For Twain

November 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

So I gave up the idea of a circus, and concluded he was from an asylum. But we never came to an asylum–so I was up a stump, as you may say. I asked him how far we were from Hartford. He said he had never heard of the place; which I took to be […]

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