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Entries Tagged as 'Rob Simmons'

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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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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Dick Licks Linda In Q Poll, Will Newton Part The Pequonnock?

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 […]

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Dick, Linda Cat Fight, Caruso Ponders Guber Choice, GE Demo, And Development Forum

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.

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Can We All Get Along? Nah, Plus: The Congressional Race, And Milton Bond

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.

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McMahon Wins GOP Endorsement, AP Linda Smackdown

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 — […]

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Poll Shows Dick’s Lead Shrinks, But Still Strong

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 […]

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