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Entries Tagged as 'Merrick Alpert'

Dems Stick It To Merrick

May 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments · State Politics

The Democratic rules committee today dissed Merrick Alpert, Dick Blumenthal’s potential U.S. Senate primary opponent, from addressing state delegates. Here’s what Merrick would have said if allowed:

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Is P.T. In West End Or Black Rock? Suit Expected In P.T. Deaths, Marconi Telegraphs Ned, And Let Merrick Speak

May 13th, 2010 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics

It’s time to start a fight. Geographically, where is P.T. Barnum Apartments located? My friends at the Connecticut Post write West Side. I say West End; but, but, but if we’re gonna place our beloved Captain’s Cove Seaport in Black Rock just a spit behind P.T. mustn’t we include P.T. in Black Rock?

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Political Advice From MOM, Plus: Is Dick Chicken?

April 19th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

John Gomes is challenging Mayor Bill Finch, his former boss. Is Gomes’ run for the Democratic mayoral nomination next year sour grapes for getting canned? Or a legitimate campaign to carry out the governmental reforms he proposed as CitiStat chief he says Finch disregarded to protect sacred cows? Can Gomes raise money? Can he build a campaign […]

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Mario, Malloy and Lamont

March 23rd, 2010 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, State Politics

Quick, you wanna be a delegate to the state Democratic Party convention in May? Better call Dem Party Chair Mario Testa. On Wednesday the Democratic Town Committee will finalize the list of 74 delegates to the party convention in May. What the hell are delegates? They’re the folks, made up of party regulars, who will endorse […]

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Q Poll: McMahon Takes GOP Lead, Dick Rocks, Barack’s State Approval Drops To Lowest Level

March 17th, 2010 · 8 Comments · State Politics

From The Q Poll: Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, surging from a 10-point deficit two months ago, now leads former U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons 44 – 34 percent in the Republican primary for the Connecticut U.S. Senate contest, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

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East Side AB-racadabra, Plus: Merrick’s Time To Bloom

March 1st, 2010 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics

Get ready for Tuesday’s tussle. You know what they say about East Side politics? I went to a Democratic town committee meeting there the other day and a hockey game broke out. Well, the East Side is known for high sticking, body checks and oh baby, absentee ballots. Do you believe in magic? A couple of hundred […]

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Himes: Donate Rangel Money, Plus: Candidate Inventory, Are You Spinning?

February 26th, 2010 · 18 Comments · State Politics

Update: News release from Congressman Jim Himes: Himes Gives Back Rangel Campaign Contributions Washington, D.C. – Following a ruling against Ways & Means Committee Chairman Charlie Rangel (NY-15) by the House Ethics Committee, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced that he will donate to charity the contributions Mr. Rangel made to his campaign.

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Lamont’s Launch, Plus: What To Do With Sal’s Property? And Governors From Bridgeport

February 16th, 2010 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Update: Ned Lamont officially declared his candidacy for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination today. From the Lamont campaign:

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