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Entries Tagged as 'John McCain'

Will Donald Appoint Lieberman The Nation’s Top Dick?

May 19th, 2017 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

There was a time Joe Lieberman was the guy you wanted your candidate for public office around. A photo opp, endorsement, handshake and quote box for a mailer. He was sensible, independent-minded, thoughtful, not a whack-job liberal Dem. He was our state attorney general who knocked off incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Lowell Weicker in 1988, […]

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Is Traditional Media Becoming Irrelevent? The New Way Politicians Control Message

October 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Media, News and Events, State Politics

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: When Republican Linda McMahon joins New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at rallies in Stamford, Waterbury and Glastonbury Monday, it will be the first time her U.S. Senate campaign has widely publicized her schedule in four weeks.

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UConn/Courant Poll: Barack Opens Up Large Connecticut Lead

September 20th, 2012 · 8 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are locked in a fierce battle across the nation, but that is not the case in Connecticut. A new poll by the University of Connecticut and The Hartford Courant shows that Obama has opened up a 21 point lead in Connecticut. The president […]

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McMahon, Murphy Still Close, According To UConn/Courant Poll

September 19th, 2012 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: With nearly 30 percent of voters still undecided, Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy are locked in a statistical dead heat in the race for U.S. Senate, according to a new University of Connecticut-Hartford Courant poll.

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Q Poll: McMahon-Murphy Locked In Close Race, Women Warm Up To Linda

August 28th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Today’s Quinnipiac poll mirrors last week’s survey conducted by www.rasmussenreports.com showing Republican U.S. Senate nominee Linda McMahon with a three point lead over Democrat Chris Murphy. The poll shows that the new campaign branding of McMahon is working among women, a demographic that voted overwhelmingly for Dick Blumenthal during McMahon’s first run for Senate. From […]

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Rove, GOP Rock Star, Raises Dough For Shays

June 7th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The other night it was an event with John McCain. Tonight it’s Karl Rove. Who’s next, W? Republican scorched-earth strategist Karl Rove will headline a $1000-a-head fundraiser tonight in Greenwich for U.S. Senate candidate Chris Shays of Bridgeport. Trailing in polls, Shays needs lots of loot.

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Himes Prepares For Monday Love Fest–The GOP Election Mission

May 11th, 2012 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Nearly four years ago Jim Himes rode the Barack Obama tsunami into Congress. Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District has 17 communities. In 2008, Himes won just three–Bridgeport, Stamford and Norwalk–but it was enough to lance Bridgeport resident Republican Chris Shays who’s trying to make a comeback this year in a run for U.S. Senate. In political […]

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Polls, The Barack Factor For Himes, Plus: Jepsen Challenges SuBy

January 14th, 2010 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, National Politics, State Politics

Update, new Q polls Ronald Reagan’s polling numbers after two years as president showed he was toast. Then the economy rebounded and he croaked his Democratic opponent Walter Mondale in 1984. Bill Clinton’s polling numbers after two years were dicey as well. Then the economy soared. And he dispatched his Republican opponent Bob Dole in 1996. But […]

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