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Entries Tagged as 'Mark Boughton'

Following Governor Primary, Republican Party In The Lurch

August 21st, 2018 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Republican State Party Chair J.R. Romano didn’t want Bob Stefanowski as his general election candidate for governor, but now he’s stuck with him after the political neophyte who didn’t bother to vote for years won last Tuesday’s Republican primary. It’s kinda left the state GOP in the lurch, in more ways than one. Still to […]

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Why Stefanowski Won

August 17th, 2018 · 11 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Former Republican State Chair Chris Healy explains why Bob Stefanowski won the Republican primary for governor. Often, we in politics miss the obvious and the 2018 primary results bear that out. We political types are always last in on the joke and the joke was on us. Bob Stefanowski defied all expectations and easily won […]

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They’ll Need A Shrink The Morning After

August 13th, 2018 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Wednesday morning five candidates for governor will wake up with a miserable hangover from Tuesday’s primary results. The two who prevail in their respective parties will march on to the general election wondering about their sanity. What if I win? Good luck with that in a state drowning in red ink. And so, OIB resident […]

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One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy … Mr. Lamont Where Are You?

August 9th, 2018 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont was a no-show Thursday at the final gubernatorial forum before Tuesday’s primary organized by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. Joe Ganim being Joe Ganim he called Ned, eliciting a chuckle from the audience. See video.

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Lamont Dwarfs Ganim Campaign Spending In Final Days Of Primary

August 9th, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Days from the Democratic primary for governor, Mayor Joe Ganim’s runyonesque challenge of party-endorsed Ned Lamont has raised about $900,000 since the start of the campaign with about $173,000 cash on hand that will be drained before Tuesday’s vote. See finance report filed with the State Elections Enforcement Commission 7th day preceding primary here. Meanwhile Lamont […]

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OIB Poll: Your Choice For Governor

August 9th, 2018 · 9 Comments · State Politics

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How Much Mud Will Stick In Final Week?

August 7th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

One week left to primary day in Connecticut. Who has the mo? Two Democrats and five Republicans have seven more days to persuade electors to advance them to the general election. While Mayor Joe Ganim pitches himself as the ordinary guy against rich-guy Democratic front runner Ned Lamont, two seasoned GOP campaigners Danbury Mayor Mark […]

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Watch: Hearst Interviews With Guber Candidates

August 5th, 2018 · 6 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Hearst Connecticut Media enjoys the largest digital footprint in Connecticut with daily publications in Bridgeport, New Haven, Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk, Danbury as well as a slew of weeklies. Seven candidates for governor, two Democrats and five Republicans, will appear on the August 14 primary ballot. In advance of that the candidates made their respective pitches […]

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