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Entries Tagged as 'Nancy Pelosi'

GOP Heat Is On–McMahon Claims Shays Just Like Murphy–Shays Says McMahon Making Up Stories

April 5th, 2012 · 8 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

As candidates for federal office position for delegate support at next month’s party conventions, the rhetoric is heating up between Republican candidates for U.S. Senate, Linda McMahon and Bridgeport resident Chris Shays. The McMahon campaign kicked out a media blast claiming Shays’ voting record in Congress is not unlike the leading Dem for the party endorsement, […]

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Weenies For Weiner

June 8th, 2011 · 4 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

GOP Congressional operatives kick out statements nearly every day against Congressman Jim Himes. The latest pokes Himes over Weiner campaign cash. Are Dems weenies for donating Weiner money? From the GOP: Now that two vulnerable House Democrats have rid their campaign coffers of tainted cash from Rep. Anthony Weiner, will Rep. Jim Himes finally follow suit?

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Grab A Hanky (And Your Checkbook), Vinnie Roberti’s Kid Runs For Congress

March 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

If you’re new to OIB, Vinnie Roberti is something of a legend in Bridgeport politics. There are survivors in politics and life. Then there’s Vinnie’s life, former state representative and mayoral candidate. When you’re around Vinnie you want to take notes because the stories abound. That’s another story, or stories! State representative, real estate tycoon, restaurateur, movie […]

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Nancy Pelosi, Can You Spare $250?

October 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · National Politics, State Politics

No cost of living adjustment for seniors has Connecticut’s federal legislative delegation, up for reelection in a few weeks, barking for a quick fix, including Congressman Jim Himes. From Himes and company:

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Himes-Debicella AARP Debate, Passionate Exchanges

October 13th, 2010 · 6 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

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Should Barack Campaign For Himes In Bridgeport?

October 1st, 2010 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

I stopped into Jim Himes’ campaign headquarters in Bridgeport this afternoon to harass campaign workers. It’s down to crunch time; in just five weeks we’ll know if the first-term congressman receives another two-year contract from voters in Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District that includes the state’s largest city and heavy Republican suburbs.

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Mayor, Mario And Malloy, Plus: Himes-Debicella Battle, And Pathetic Primary Turnout

August 20th, 2010 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Sounds like Mayor Bill Finch and Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa are doing and saying all the right things reaching out to guber primary winner Dan Malloy. The mayor and Mario aren’t in any position to cut a specific deal with Malloy. They made their deal with Ned Lamont. But the more they’re on board with Malloy […]

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Examining The Mayoral Pool, Plus: Himes V. Debicella Heats Up

August 13th, 2010 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

What a crazy week. I thought the momentum was with Dan Malloy heading into Tuesday and victory at hand with a low turnout, but never thought it would be a double-digit win. So much for Ned Lamont’s 10 million clams. No pearls in those shells. The loss was a bitter pill to swallow for Mayor […]

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