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Entries Tagged as 'John McKinney'

Hartford Courant Endorses Walker

August 2nd, 2014 · 44 Comments · State Politics

Bridgeport resident David Walker, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in the August 12 primary, has been endorsed by the Hartford Courant. The paper’s editorial board also endorsed John McKinney for governor over Republican-endorsed Tom Foley. Courant editorial: If you harbor the suspicion that state government could run more efficiently and less expensively, you might want […]

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Another Poll Shows Close Race Between Malloy And Foley

July 31st, 2014 · 12 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

A new poll by Vox Populi Polling shows a statistical dead heat between Governor Dan Malloy and Republican endorsed Tom Foley who faces an August 12 primary from State Senator John McKinney. Malloy and Foley squared off in a tight election in 2010.

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McWalker: Eliminate Income Taxes For Middle Class Families

July 30th, 2014 · 36 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Promising to eliminate “income taxes for middle class families” the Republican gubernatorial primary team John McKinney and David Walker has released their latest joint commercial that also promises to shrink state government.

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Homestretch To Primary Tuesday, $400K In Public Funds For City Races

July 29th, 2014 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Two weeks until the August 12 Tsunami Tuesday with loads of primary action out there involving Democrats locally and Republicans statewide. This is one of those cycles with implications that could extend into next year’s mayoral election.

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Foley Pledges Urban Agenda (Still Waiting)

July 29th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Republican endorsed candidate for governor Tom Foley has been promising details of an urban agenda ever since he announced his exploratory committee in Bridgeport last year. From the Associated Press: Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said Monday he’s still crafting his urban agenda for Connecticut’s cities, focusing on issues such as high unemployment, a large […]

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Latest Polls Show Challenging Reelection For Malloy

July 28th, 2014 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics

A new poll conducted by the research firm You Gov in partnership with the The New York Times and CBS News shows Republican-endorsed Tom Foley with a nine-point lead over Democratic incumbent Dan Malloy. A poll conducted three weeks ago by national political consulting company Anazlone Liszt Grove Research showed Malloy and Foley in a […]

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Lauretti Backs Walker

July 25th, 2014 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident David Walker has been endorsed for lieutenant governor in the August 12 Republican primary by Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti. Walker is running in partnership with Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney who’s challenging party-endorsed Tom Foley. Walker faces party-endorsed Penny Bacchiochi and Heather Bond Somers. From the Walker campaign:

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Walker Channels Reagan, Years As Nation’s Top Auditor In First Campaign Commercial

July 15th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident David Walker, the former U.S. Comptroller General, has launched his first television commercial as a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in partnership with gubernatorial candidate John McKinney, highlighting his years in the Reagan White House, as the nation’s top auditor and efforts to reduce spending. Walker’s in an August 12 primary against GOP […]

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