Mayor Bill Finch has been mumbling the past few days about some of his political appointments derailing city progress. Yes, what if Finch bolted the ranks of the donkeys? Ciao. Sayonara. Adiós. See ya. You’re on your own. Bye bye. I’ve changed my registration to unaffiliated. He has three full years left in his second […]
Entries Tagged as 'Ned Lamont'
November 30th, 2012 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
September 6th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
He has a deep rolodex that includes names and numbers of political, governmental and business contacts, strong relationships with decision makers in Hartford such as Governor Dannel Malloy, and today (Thursday) former Democratic Town Chair John Stafstrom who is something of a ringmaster when it comes to city politics will be named the 2013 Ringmaster […]
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August 7th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
The names of three Democratic candidates will appear on the ballot for the Aug. 14 State Senate primary; Ernie Newton, (State Rep.) Andres Ayala and some guy named Ed Gomes, the incumbent since 2005. Funny thing about it, you’d never even know Gomes was in the race according to the Ayala camp. Why? Andres Ayala […]
July 10th, 2012 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Take that! Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon will celebrate the opening of a field office in Bridgeport on Saturday with a barbecue as she hopes to barbecue GOP opponent Chris Shays in an Aug. 14 primary. The McMahon campaign has selected 3142 Fairfield Avenue in Black Rock, the base of the city’s Republican vote, […]
May 23rd, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Media, State Politics
Run Forrest … run! No, run governor … run! State media outlets are trying to rope Governor Dannel Malloy into the Ernie Newton endorsement question. So far the governor isn’t biting. It’s a local issue, the people of Bridgeport should decide it, he says. That’s a pragmatic place to be. But pols will try to […]
March 23rd, 2012 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Two years ago Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa made it a priority to mobilize all his delegates to the state party convention to support Ned Lamont for governor. Mario wanted to vote as a bloc and he thought Ned’s moolah was the ticket to a winning race. Despite Mario’s support, several city pols led by […]
February 2nd, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Haven’t heard it from the horse’s mouth, but several pols tell OIB State Rep. Andres Ayala, leader of the city’s State House delegation, is telling them he’s running for the State Senate seat occupied by Ed Gomes and formerly held by Ernie Newton who announced officially on Saturday he’s a candidate for his old job.