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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Rob Simmons'
August 9th, 2010 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Tags: Bill Finch·Chris Caruso·Dan Debicella·Dan Malloy·Enrique Torres·Jim Himes·John Stafstrom·Linda McMahon·Mario Testa·Michael Fedele·Ned Lamont·Peter Schiff·Quinnipiac University·Rob Simmons·Testo's Restaurant·Tom Foley
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 […]
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 […]
Tags: Adam Wood·Bill Finch·Dan Debicella·Dan Malloy·DebraLee Hovey·Dick Blumenthal·Enrique Torres·Ernie Newton·Jack Hennessy·Jim Himes·John Stafstrom·Linda McMahon·Mario Testa·Michael Fedele·Michele Mount·Ned Lamont·Peter Schiff·Quinnipiac University·Ralph Ford·Rob Simmons·Tom Foley
May 27th, 2010 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
The Q Poll shows Dick Blumenthal is good shape against Republican Linda McMahon after his war service flap. Among Dems Ned Lamont has a 17 point lead over Dan Malloy in the race for governor. This race will tighten once Malloy receives his infusion of public money and blasts the airwaves. On the GOP side […]
Tags: Anthony Musto·Dan Malloy·David Pia·Dick Blumenthal·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·John Rowland·Keith Rodgerson·Linda McMahon·Marilyn Moore·Michael Fedele·Milton Johnson·Ned Lamont·Peter Schiff·Quinnipiac University·Rob Simmons·Tom Foley·Tom Kelly
May 25th, 2010 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, State Politics
Oh baby, the U.S. Senate race is gonna get ugly. Terrifyingly ugly. Body-slam, turnbuckle-bashing, head-butt, groin-kicking, hair-pulling, razor-blades-to-the-forehead ugly.
May 25th, 2010 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, State Politics
Cecil Young has filed an ethics complaint against several City Council members following last Monday’s battle royal in which a host of local legislators were shouting, pointing, pushing, pulling, falling on benches and the floor. Yes indeed, another OIB moment.
May 21st, 2010 · 9 Comments · State Politics
Linda McMahon won the GOP U.S. Senate endorsement Friday night. In her convention speech she promised a smackdown against Democratic endorsed candidate Richard Blumenthal. Speaking of smackdowns from AP: WWE mogul charges into Conn. political smackdown By SUSAN HAIGH (AP) – HARTFORD, Conn. — Linda McMahon has had some infamous moments in the ring — […]
April 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · State Politics
The latest Rasmussen Reports poll has former Republican Congressman Rob Simmons doing better in a match up against Attorney General Dick Blumenthal than Simmons’ well-financed chief rival Linda McMahon. The poll also shows Peter Schiff, the other Republican in the race for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate, running third in the matchup, but improving […]