When Bridgeport Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa hosted a fundraiser in November at his Madison Avenue restaurant it was billed as a general election rally to also commemorate the one-year anniversary of Mayor Joe Ganim’s comeback. Backed by the political payroll and developers, with an all-star cast of city and state politicians, the chairman flexed […]
Entries Tagged as 'Nancy DiNardo'
February 18th, 2017 · 64 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Tags: Bill Finch·Chris Meyer·Dan Malloy·Danny Roach·David Dunn·Ed Adams·George Jepsen·Joe Ganim·Joe Gaudett·John Bohannon·John Gomes·John Ricci·John Rowland·Ken Flatto·Mario Testa·Mark Anastasi·Nancy DiNardo·Nancy Wyman·Sal DiNardo·Testo's Restaurant
Herbst: Disgruntled Ex-Republicans Hijacked Trumbull’s Democratic Party, Condemns Punishment Of Moore
August 10th, 2016 · 26 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Following Democratic State Senator Marilyn Moore’s blowout primary win over party-endorsed Tom McCarthy, including a strong showing in Trumbull in the multi-town district, Republican First Selectman Tim Herbst released this commentary calling her win a “repudiation of the party establishment and a repudiation of the politics of personal agendas and hatred.” Trumbull Dems who supported […]
June 4th, 2014 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
The August 12 Democratic primary battles offer stories within the story that carry impact into the general election with the governor’s race leading the ticket. Mayor Bill Finch’s political operation is helping party endorsed Chris Rosario, the city’s anti-blight director against a field of incumbent State Representative Christina Ayala, fire commissioner Dennis Bradley and newcomer […]
May 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
UPDATE: You thought political conventions were finished? Heck, we’re just warming up. Tonight (Monday) at the Madison Avenue restaurant owned by Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa, delegates will endorse candidates in two State Senate districts occupied by Democratic incumbents Anthony Musto and Andres Ayala. The incumbents are expected to be endorsed, but Musto faces an […]
April 9th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Who says Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley doesn’t have a sense of humor? Reflecting on the 2010 race for governor when he lost a squeaker to Democrat Dan Malloy after an appearance by President Obama led to an embarrassing ballot shortage in the city, Foley told a political gathering in Fairfield the other night he’s scouring […]
March 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Mario Testa has received two more years as Democratic Town Chairman. Now what? Time to size up the 2014 governor’s cycle with an eye toward the mayoral election next year.
Tags: Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Christina Ayala·Dan Malloy·Don Clemons·Ernie Newton·Ezequiel Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Jim Himes·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Nancy DiNardo·Tom McCarthy
February 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
The Connecticut Democratic Party today issued a Valentine’s blast to various Republicans for public office. Hmmm, nothing like political lovers.
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January 30th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
When Tom Foley announced his exploratory campaign for governor at the Burroughs Community Center last September he acknowledged Republicans must perform better in Democratic strongholds with a promise to spend more time in cities. We’ll see if he puts words into action. The U.S. ambassador to Ireland under George W. Bush made his formal announcement […]