Marilyn Moore’s primary win over incumbent State Senator Anthony Musto places her against Republican Town Councilman Rick Costantini, an attorney with roots in Bridgeport, in the November general election. While the candidates bring party support bases to the table, the city-suburban district includes roughly 20,000 unaffiliated voters who can swing the difference.
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August 13th, 2014 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
May 17th, 2014 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Republican gubernatorial candidate State Senator John McKinney has chosen Bridgeport resident David Walker, the former U.S. Comptroller General, to serve as his running mate as Republican delegates on Saturday endorsed 2010 nominee Tom Foley for governor at Mohegan Sun. McKinney entered the convention in a fragile position with delegates to secure the 15 percent support […]
February 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events
Former Republican State Senator Rob Russo’s getting ribbed for The New York Times Magazine article last week that named him “One of the people that do all the work” in Hillary Clinton’s political operation for president. Russo’s wife Carolyn, a Hillary supporter, was pleased hubby was among the names featured in Hillary’s political planet that included Democratic powerhouses Lady […]
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 […]
September 13th, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
Emboldened by Tuesday’s drubbing of endorsed Democrats, coalition forces that supported the winning primary challengers for school board and City Council are looking to next year’s legislative season and among the establishment targets is State Senator Anthony Musto who’s likely to be challenged by Marilyn Moore who served as campaign manager for the Board of […]
May 24th, 2013 · 72 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
State Senator Anthony Musto hasn’t made a lot of constituents happy the past few days following his announced stance against the government reform bill advanced by State House members Jack Hennessy and Auden Grogins–supported by a cross-section in the state legislature–that would bar city employees from serving on the City Council minimizing conflicts of interests […]
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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 […]