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Ganim Stresses Democratic Partnership With Urban Centers, GOP Running State “Death For Me And My City”

November 20th, 2017 · 53 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Edging closer to a formal declaration for governor, Mayor Joe Ganim on Saturday pitched members of the political action organization The Voices of Women of Color, stressing cities as the economic drivers to build a “new Connecticut economy.”

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Wyman: Nope To Guber Run

November 16th, 2017 · 18 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman said Thursday she will not run for governor in 2018, ending months of personal contemplation and political calculation. Her decision deprives the Democratic Party of its highest-profile contender, while sparing it from a campaign that could have struggled to emerge from the shadow of an unpopular […]

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Pull Out Checkbook, It’s Joe’s Birthday

October 18th, 2017 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

If it’s a candidate’s birthday, what better gift than a campaign contribution? To a candidate’s way of thinking, anyway. Saturday night, at the Trumbull home of city employee Danny Pizarro, “Joe Ganim’s Birthday Bash” requires a minimum $100 contribution to his 2018 exploratory campaign for governor.

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One Day Until Tsunami Tuesday–Pick Your Horse

August 13th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

The last mail pieces are dropping. Phone lines have hit a feverish pitch. Campaign operatives have identified their votes. Now it’s just a matter of yanking them out the door. That’s what you do in primaries.

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Saddle Up! Two Weeks Until Tsunami Tuesday–Who’s Your Horse?

July 30th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Decisions, choices, pols you like, pols you dislike. A lot will be on the line for a variety of primary day seats Aug. 14. A quick round up of key races:

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“The Democrats Are On The Top Line”–”The Democrats Are On The Second Line”–Well Yeah, It’s A Primary

July 20th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Democratic-endorsed Christina Ayala, facing an Aug. 14 primary challenge in Connecticut’s 128th State Assembly District from journalist and community activist Angel Reyes, has qualified for a $25,000 grant under Connecticut’s public financing system. Christina Ayala is trying to win the seat currently occupied by her cousin Andres Ayala who’s challenging Ernie Newton and Ed Gomes […]

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Vote On Tsunami Tuesday

July 17th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Four weeks from today, Aug. 14, Connecticut primary voters will head to the polls to select the respective party nominees for a variety of offices for the November general election. The featured matchups include Republicans Linda McMahon and Chris Shays and Democrats Chris Murphy and Susan Bysiewicz for U.S. Senate. The most-watched state legislative race […]

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Linda McMahon Opens Bridgeport HQ–Chris Shays’ Spy Freeloads

July 14th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

On a day more than 700 volunteers for Linda McMahon made 38,088 voter contacts from around the state billed as “Super Saturday,” according to her campaign, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate opened her Bridgeport field office in Black Rock, just a half mile from the home of her Aug. 14 primary opponent Chris Shays. […]

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