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Entries Tagged as 'Susan Bysiewicz'

FaithActs Hosts Candidate Meet And Greet

August 11th, 2018 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

News release from FaithActs for Education FaithActs for Education, a Bridgeport-based nonprofit organization, launched their 2018 get out the vote (GOTV) efforts with a non-partisan candidate meet and greet event. 19 candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. Senate, treasurer, attorney general, state senate, and state representative offices attended and had the opportunity to address more […]

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How Much Mud Will Stick In Final Week?

August 7th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

One week left to primary day in Connecticut. Who has the mo? Two Democrats and five Republicans have seven more days to persuade electors to advance them to the general election. While Mayor Joe Ganim pitches himself as the ordinary guy against rich-guy Democratic front runner Ned Lamont, two seasoned GOP campaigners Danbury Mayor Mark […]

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‘I’m An American But Not Treated Like One’

July 23rd, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

When you’re a candidate on the campaign trail appealing to voters the challenge is explaining why you’ll be different particularly if an elector declares “The Democratic Party takes the African American vote for granted.” In the video clip above pulled from Mayor Joe Ganim’s Facebook page for governor, a resident of Capitol Towers in Hartford […]

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Paging Political Polo Ponies! What’s Your Candidate BS Quotient?

July 22nd, 2018 · 11 Comments · State Politics

What candidate for governor excites you? For the most part OIB resident policy wonk Jeff Kohut is underwhelmed. We asked Kohut for his take on all the candidates. In classic Kohut-speak, he doesn’t hold back. To paraphrase Mad Magazine mascot Alfred E. Neuman, the only time politicians tell the truth is when they call each […]

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Ganim Wants Lamont To Disclose His Loot

July 19th, 2018 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

When your opponent possesses millions of personal dough to invest in a campaign for governor and you’re lagging far behind on the money front, you trot out a mantra: show us the money. That’s what Mayor Joe Ganim is demanding of Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont, full financial disclosure. Get ready for more of this in the […]

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Lamont, Ganim Position For Urban Support, Bysiewicz No Show In LG Forum

July 16th, 2018 · 11 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Democratic gubernatorial rivals Ned Lamont and Mayor Joe Ganim appeared at a candidate forum on Sunday at Varick Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in New Haven with Lamont responding to a question about his longtime membership in a country club that had racially and religiously exclusive practices and Ganim addressing his 2003 conviction on federal corruption charges. […]

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Nedheads And Eva-lution–Working Families Party Endorses Ned, Eva In Primary

July 10th, 2018 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Bye bye SuBy. The Connecticut Working Families Party is urging Democrats to split their ticket, Ned Lamont for governor and union activist Eva Bermudez Zimmerman for lieutenant governor in the August 14 primary. The support is both a repudiation of the convention-endorsed Democrat for lieutenant governor Susan Bysiewicz and an embrace of 31-year-old Bermudez Zimmerman […]

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OIB Poll: Susan Or Eva For LG?

July 10th, 2018 · 1 Comment · State Politics

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