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Entries Tagged as 'Linda McMahon'

The Ganim-Lamont Matchup, Does Joe Have A Puncher’s Chance?

June 21st, 2018 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Joe Ganim is on the August 14 Democratic primary ballot for governor. Now what? He must set forth ideas for the future so voters don’t focus on his past. Easier said than done.

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Dick: I Will Go Anywhere There’s A Crowd Of More Than Three People

November 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal emerged from his bar mitzvah conducting a news conference. And he hasn’t missed an opportunity to promote himself or something since, or so it seems. To Dick’s credit, he’s adopted a sense of humor along the way, as he noted the other day, “I will go anywhere there’s a crowd of […]

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Slater, GOP Chair, Cynical About Obama Cancellation, Claims ‘Convenient Cover Story’

October 16th, 2014 · 27 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Even though President Obama cancelled a visit to New Jersey as well to address an Ebola response, and state Democratic leaders say he will return to Connecticut, Bridgeport Republican Town Chair John Slater questions in a statement the motive behind the president postponing his Bridgeport visit Wednesday, adding “I find this to be a convenient […]

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How’s Finch Doing A Year From Reelection? Any Challengers?

September 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement

Mayor Bill Finch was there, so was former Mayor John Fabrizi, as well as Finch’s 2011 Democratic primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster. They showed up Saturday at a campaign headquarters on the West Side to support Democratic candidates for various state and federal offices in November. Party regulars waved the flag for this election cycle, but […]

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Reformers Want To Take Bite Out Of Big Mac In Town Committee Fight

February 11th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Gail Janensch, an active member of the League of Women Voters, says it’s time for new blood on the Democratic Town Committee with a message of reform. She’s running on a slate for the March 4 primary challenging the established slate in the North End 133rd District led by City Council President Tom McCarthy who’s […]

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Musto Busto On Reform Measures, Sides With Dark Money Interests–McKinney: Disgusting Power Grab

May 29th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Lately, State Senator Anthony Musto hasn’t met a conflict of interest he doesn’t love. First, in aid of his political pals, he led the charge against the government reform bill that would eliminate conflicts of interest on the City Council, then he led the charge to emasculate campaign finance reform on the side of dark […]

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Shout Out From Himes: I Hate To Flood Your Inbox For Money, But McMahon’s Running Against Me!

March 22nd, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Nothing like the threat of Linda McMahon challenging a Democratic incumbent to raise money. Congressman Jim Himes issued two eblasts to supporters this week urging them to donate to his 2014 reelection race with the specter of two-time Republican U.S. Senate candidate McMahon running against Himes in Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District that covers Bridgeport and […]

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Shays Named To University Of New Haven Position

January 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events

From the University of New Haven: WEST HAVEN, CONN. – Former United States Congressman Christopher Shays has been named a University of New Haven Distinguished Fellow in Public Service. A resident of the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, Shays represented the southwest region of Connecticut from 1987 to 2009 and was considered a moderate Republican […]

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