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Entries Tagged as 'John McKinney'

Fairfield Republicans Endorse Walker For Governor

May 2nd, 2018 · 34 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

The Fairfield Republican Town Committee Tuesday night endorsed Bridgeport resident David Walker for governor giving the former U.S. Comptroller General a delegate boost heading into the GOP state convention May 11-12. The endorsement comes after an appeal from former State Senator John McKinney, who represented the town for years, to support former Trumbull First Selectman […]

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McKinney Disses Walker, Endorses Herbst For Governor

April 30th, 2018 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

In 2014, former State Senator John McKinney and Bridgeport resident David Walker formed a campaign team when the candidates ran for governor and lieutenant governor respectively. Most political observers believe McKinney would have defeated incumbent Democrat Dan Malloy had he been victorious over Tom Foley in the GOP primary. This cycle McKinney bowed out of […]

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Is There A Place For A Centrist Democrat In Connecticut? Dudchik And Company Shoot On Joe’s Run

January 8th, 2018 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim was top of mind for the Sunday talk shows including Tom Dudchik’s CT Capitol Report on WTNH 8. “What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger,” says Dudchik. “Just ask Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim.” Dudchik also raised a question. “Is there a place for a centrist Democrat In Connecticut?”

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Walker: We Have Decided To Fight Than Flee

December 9th, 2017 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Shortly after he came up short in a Republican primary for lieutenant governor in 2014, Bridgeport resident David Walker declared if Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s bid failed he’d leave Connecticut. Foley lost. The former U.S. comptroller general, a candidate for governor, has had a change of heart.

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Walker, Exploring Statewide Run, Declares ‘State On Edge Of Cliff’

April 10th, 2017 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

WFSB 3 Connecticut Bridgeport resident David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General and a 2014 Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, announced on Dennis House’s Face The State (video above) that his government and private sector experience make him the strongest potential candidate for governor among the current Republican field for 2018. See Walker website here.

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Mayors Await–Will Malloy Put Words Into Action?

January 10th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

If Governor Dan Malloy runs for a third term in 2018, can he win? If he runs, he must make a whole lot of mayors happy and they make him happy in return. Otherwise, it’s sayonara. Unless, of course, the Republicans put up another flaccid candidate such as Tom Foley.

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Rogue Candidate Foley Lost To The Porcupine Because Of Foley

November 6th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Conceding defeat, Republican Tom Foley announced “We did as well as a Republican can do in Connecticut.” Nope. Tom Foolery lost because the egomaniacal rogue candidate thought he was smart and everyone else stupid including his campaign advisers. He forgets, John Rowland won three times as a Republican candidate for governor. He failed to mention […]

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Foley Stiffs Hearst Connecticut Editorial Board

October 22nd, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education

You’d think one of the endorsements actively coveted by the Tom Foley campaign for governor is Hearst Connecticut Media Group that includes four daily newspapers, Connecticut Post, Danbury News-Times, Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time with a combined print readership of roughly a few hundred thousand, and more factoring in web audiences. Nope.

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