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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'John McKinney'
November 6th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
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.
August 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · City Politics, News and Events
Bridgeport resident David Walker’s bid to win the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor appears to have come up short in a close contest with party-endorsed Penny Bacchiochi and Heather Somers. The race is too close to call between the latter two with Walker just behind them, according to unofficial statewide tallies. The winner of the […]
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dan Malloy·David Walker·Dennis Bradley·Ernie Newton·John McKinney·Marilyn Moore·Nancy Wyman·Penny Bacchiochi·Scott Hughes·Tom Foley
August 11th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
One day left. The final mail pieces, phone calls, door knocks are underway for Tuesday’s primaries. What you hearing out there? Absentee ballots could decide some races. The Town Clerk’s Office has mailed 1865 absentee ballots in the city (1151 returned as of Monday afternoon), a majority of them generated by the camp of State […]
Tags: Alma Maya·Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·David Walker·Dennis Bradley·Ernie Newton·John McKinney·Maria Pereira·Marilyn Moore·Santa Ayala·Scott Hughes·Tom Foley
August 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Two days from Tuesday’s Republican primary for governor, Tom Foley and John McKinney battled Sunday morning in a debate on WTNH News 8. The first question of the forum came from News 8 watcher James of Vernon, who wanted to know: “If you are elected Governor, do you have any plans to modify or repeal […]
August 8th, 2014 · 4 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
It’s crunch time for the respective campaigns gearing up for Tuesday’s primary. Citywide there’s a Republican primary for governor between Tom Foley and John McKinney as well as a GOP primary for lieutenant governor that includes Bridgeport resident David Walker. In addition we have four Democratic legislative races.
August 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
Republican challenger John McKinney is trying to make up ground against party-endorsed Tom Foley in the final days before Tuesday’s primary.
August 6th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley, facing a challenge in next Tuesday’s primary from Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, visited the Red Rooster Deli Wednesday afternoon owned by John Gomes, one-time Democratic candidate for mayor in 2011. Foley fielded questions from visitors and chatted with business owners along North Avenue.