Interesting piece today by Keila Torres of the Connecticut Post featuring Barry “Spanky” Piesner, campaign handler for Democratic Mayoral candidate Charlie Coviello. And is that Joel Thompson, former CT Post scribe? Joel knows a lot about living off the land. When he wasn’t scribing he was farming. When Barry Piesner and Joel Thompson began creating a [...]
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April 21st, 2011 · 4 Comments · City Politics
May 26th, 2009 · 20 Comments · Media, News and Events, State Politics
Pass the espresso. Sleep deprivation dominates Hartford this week. The Connecticut Legislature has just over a week to finish out the regular session in an assembly already historic with the repeal of the death penalty that Governor Jodi Rell vows to veto when it reaches her desk. Lots of work still to complete like, yeah, a [...]
January 19th, 2009 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media
Timing is everything in politics. If John Fabrizi doesn’t walk into that courtroom in 2007, Bill Finch isn’t mayor today. If local party leaders such as John Stafstrom and Tom McCarthy do not step up to recruit someone that would defeat State Rep. Chris Caruso in a Democratic primary, Finch is still in the State Senate. [...]