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Entries Tagged as 'Peter Schiff'

Let’s Get This Party Started, Q Poll Reveals Tight Guber Races

August 9th, 2010 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Rock and roll hoochie koo. Here we go, one day before Tsunami Tuesday and the races for governor are tight. Well, never let it be said Ned Lamont isn’t banking on a big Bridgeport win. So confident (or hopeful) of  a Park City plurality he’s decided to park himself in the state’s largest city at […]

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Poise Your Tents (And Tokes) The Vibes Touches Down

July 23rd, 2010 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Hey, GOTV is next week. No, not Get Out The Vote. Gathering Of The Vibes. The annual hippie fest returns to Seaside Park, the waterfront gem gifted to the city by P.T. Barnum and designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. How many pols will show up this year to schmooze voters? So what that so many […]

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Q Poll: Dem Race Tightens, Plus: New Chop To Ferry Fight, Punch For Punch

July 15th, 2010 · 34 Comments · Development and Zoning, National Politics, State Politics

Afternoon Update: More On Ferry Fight Today’s Q Poll shows a tightening  primary race between Democrats Ned Lamont and Dan Malloy. Republican Tom Foley still has a commanding lead over his two primary challengers. From the Q Poll:

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Wishful Thinking One Month From Tsunami Tuesday, Rell’s Creature From The Black Lagoon

July 13th, 2010 · 21 Comments · City Budget, City Council, State Politics

George Steinbrenner RIP What did the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee do Monday night to address the $8 million budget gap? Not much publicly. Sounds like it was a briefing from bean counters. See comments for more info. Four weeks from today is Tsunami Tuesday. Lots of primaries and some tough talk out there. […]

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The Budget Toothache, Plus: Will You Make The Switch?

July 9th, 2010 · 48 Comments · City Budget, City Council, State Politics

Notice to City Council members: There will be a meeting of the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee to be held on Monday evening, July 12, 2010 at 6:30 p.m., at City Hall, 45 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport, Connecticut in the Wheeler Room, Side A. By way of this notice, the Committee respectfully requests the attendance […]

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Rick Torres Stirs Emotions

June 22nd, 2010 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

If you like your politics conservative, fiscally and socially, Rick Torres fits both. Rick is a passionate pol who stirs passionate responses. He has qualified for the ballot to challenge GOP-endorsed State Senator Dan Debicella, a Bridgeport native, in an August primary the winner to face Fourth District  Democratic Congressman Jim Himes. Rob Merkle, of Norwalk, founder of an executive search firm […]

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Who’s Your Caddie? Plus: Schiff On Ballot

June 21st, 2010 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, State Politics

An interesting configuration of local pols, sometimes friends, sometimes not, are lining up behind their respective Democratic candidates for governor. Ned Lamont received the backing of the entire Bridgeport delegation at the state party convention last month. Some delegates went with the flow to be cooperating members of Team Lamont led by Mayor Bill Finch and Democratic Party Chair Mario Testa, […]

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Primary Grease, Coulter Eye-Gouges McMahon And Hennessy’s Proof

June 14th, 2010 · 15 Comments · City Politics, State Politics

Two months away from Tsunami Tuesday. For political junkies like me, it’s heaven. Who’s your pony in the various primaries for congress, governor and other state seats? Republicans are duking it out August 10 to determine the standard-bearer against Democrat Jim Himes. GOP-endorsed Shelton State Senator Dan Debicella, a Bridgeport native, faces a multi-field primary that includes former GOP […]

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