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Entries Tagged as 'Nancy DiNardo'

DiNardo Whacks Walker On Gun Control Response

January 13th, 2014 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic State Party Chair Nancy DiNardo welcomed Republican David Walker’s exploratory campaign for lieutenant governor with a stinging statement regarding Walker’s response to a reporter’s question about gun control. From DiNardo:

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Game On! Moore Versus Musto For State Senate, Foster Care For Moore

January 12th, 2014 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Political activist Marilyn Moore has filed a candidate committee for State Senate setting up a rematch of her 2008 Democratic primary with Anthony Musto who occupies the city-suburban district. Moore has built an intriguing early coalition that includes former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh as her treasurer and 2011 mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster as deputy […]

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Bridgeport GOP Chair Slater, Democratic State Party Chair DiNardo Urge Christina Ayala To Resign Office

October 17th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events

Statement from Bridgeport Republican Town Chairman John Slater: “It remains to be seen whether the State Elections Enforcement Commission’s referrals will result in criminal prosecutions and convictions. Like all Americans Rep. Ayala is innocent until proven guilty. But, this issue goes beyond criminality.

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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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Musto’s Hennessy Problem–Government Reform Versus Political Establishment

February 28th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics

State House members Auden Grogins and Jack Hennessy must feel like it’s us against the world when it comes to Hennessy’s proposed legislation HB-5724 if approved by the legislature and signed into law would bar city employees from serving on the City Council and remove, they say, conflicts of interest on the city’s legislative body […]

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Kevin Reynolds, Election Law Guru, Becomes City Lobbyist

January 9th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

You want to know about Connecticut election law? You call Kevin Reynolds. The guy knows his stuff. He also has great contacts having served as legal counsel for three Democratic state chairs including the current Chair Nancy DiNardo and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen when he served. As the state legislative session begins in Hartford […]

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DiNardo Whacks Obsitnik, Roraback On Fundraising–Claims Law Violation

September 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Democratic State Party Chair Nancy DiNardo claims the Republican candidates for Connecticut’s 4th and 5th Congressional Districts respectively Steve Obsitnik and Andrew Roraback are playing footsies with campaign fundraising at a joint event. Obstinik is challenging Democratic incumbent Jim Himes and Roraback is running against Democrat Elizabeth Esty. DiNardo is starting to sharpen her teeth […]

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Eat This! Obsitnik Campaign Smacks Himes–DiNardo Smacks Back

July 20th, 2012 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

The dueling campaign releases are now coming in earnest between operatives for Democratic Congressman Jim Himes and his Republican opponent Steve Obsitnik. See punch and counter-punch below starting with Obsitnik:

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