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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Linda McMahon'
May 29th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
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 […]
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 […]
January 3rd, 2013 · 4 Comments · News and Events
From AP: Chris Murphy has taken the oath of office to become Connecticut’s newest U.S. senator, replacing the retiring Joe Lieberman.
November 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Greg Hladky of www.ct.com wonders if Linda McMahon’s second consecutive double-digit loss in a general election for U.S. Senate is giving 2010 Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley some pause about self funding as he contemplates another run for governor. It raises the question, What would you rather have, candidates spending their own money or candidates […]
November 9th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events
The certified election results from Tuesday are now available. The charter question to decide the future selection of school board members: no 15,914, yes 13,943. That’s a competitive 53 to 47 percent spread. (Accountants and math mavens please verify.) Yes was for Mayor Bill Finch to appoint school board members. The no majority means voters […]
November 9th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
Anything about election day shock you? Barack’s national win? Chris Murphy’s 12-point win over Linda McMahon to replace Joe Lieberman in the U.S. Senate? Speaking of Joe, what’s his legacy? Were you surprised the charter revision question designed to empower Mayor Bill Finch to appoint school board members was shot down by voters?