From the Obama campaign: CHICAGO, IL – Obama for America Campaign Manager Jim Messina released the following statement in reaction to Romney’s remarks on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act:
Entries Tagged as 'Susan Bysiewicz'
June 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
June 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
City elections officials today approved a ballot position for Angel Reyes after he submitted enough petition signatures to challenge Democratic Party-endorsed Christina Ayala in an Aug. 14 primary for Connecticut’s 128th State House district. Christina is the daughter of Democratic Registrar Santa Ayala who turned over the petition review process to Republic elections officials to [...]
June 12th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Journalist, businessman, civic activist Angel Reyes, who intentionally did not seek the Democratic Party endorsement for Connecticut’s 128th State House seat because, he says, he wanted to run outside the party establishment, is receiving support from City Councilwoman Lydia Martinez who’s generally establishment as establishment gets. The queen of absentee ballots has been knocking on [...]
June 11th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Absentee ballots are not yet available for the Aug. 14 Democratic primary but why wait until the last minute? That, at least, is the attitude among political operatives representing the three candidates for State Senate, incumbent Ed Gomes, party-endorsed Ernie Newton and State Rep. Andres Ayala, especially for the latter two. More than 1000 absentee ballot [...]
May 30th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Journalist and community activist Angel Reyes is challenging Christina Ayala, the endorsed Democrat in Connecticut’s 128th State House District. Assuming Reyes successfully petitions his way on to the ballot, the heavily Latino district will sport an intriguing ballot lineup for the Aug. 14 primary.
May 29th, 2012 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
It’s been a long time since a Democratic primary to decide a State Senate seat in the city featured three candidates all with an equal chance at victory. In Connecticut’s 23rd Senatorial Ernie Newton has been endorsed, Ed Gomes is the incumbent and State Rep. Andres Ayala should have enough financial firepower and organizational support [...]
May 25th, 2012 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Former State Rep. Chris Caruso has been flying under the radar these past 18 months after he accepted a state position from Governor Dannel Malloy as an adviser on urban policy working for the Department of Labor. The Big Wave had contemplated entry into the State Senate race that includes Democratic Party endorsed Ernie Newton [...]