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Entries Tagged as 'Tom Dudchik'

Finch Delivers Discovery Museum Props And Plugs On Cap Report Appearance

January 28th, 2018 · 3 Comments · News and Events

Bridgeport’s newest space commander, former Mayor Bill Finch, appeared on the CT Capitol Report After Hours segment hosted by Tom Dudchik with a wily panel of political strategists, to chat about his new role as director of the Discovery Museum. When asked about local and state politics Finch ducked deftly, turning the subject to his […]

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Is There A Place For A Centrist Democrat In Connecticut? Dudchik And Company Shoot On Joe’s Run

January 8th, 2018 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim was top of mind for the Sunday talk shows including Tom Dudchik’s CT Capitol Report on WTNH 8. “What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger,” says Dudchik. “Just ask Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim.” Dudchik also raised a question. “Is there a place for a centrist Democrat In Connecticut?”

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Heady Idea–Politics And Pints The New Chug Of Discussion

September 26th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Connecticut’s brew pubs have become the new town meeting centers. Bridgeport has its Brewport and others, Stratford has its Two Roads and others. Monday night at Two Roads, a collection of political activists and elected officials bantered about problems and solutions to the chemical fire that is the state budget process, the 2018 gubernatorial cycle, […]

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Ganim: Among The Field, I Have Best Track Record To Be Governor

September 24th, 2017 · 67 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim on Sunday joined the News 8 CT Capitol Report panel, hosted by Tom Dudchik, to discuss the MGM casino proposal and the 2018 gubernatorial race. He declares, among all candidates in the statewide field, he’s the most fit.

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Attention: Political Junkies–Politics And Pints Monday Night

September 24th, 2017 · No Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

From Campaign For Tomorrow’s Jobs: Our fix for political chaos? Less fighting and more socializing. On Monday, 5 p.m. September 25, at Two Roads Brewing Company, come for the beer, stay for the conversation as Tom Dudchik and state leaders raise a glass and talk shop. Free admission, cash bar, and all are welcome.

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Attention Political Junkies: Capitol Report Premieres Sunday Channel 8

July 15th, 2017 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

OIB friend Tom Dudchik, owner and editor of CTCapitolReport, kicks off his political insight show Sunday 10 a.m. on Channel 8. ‘Capitol Report’ will follow ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ on Sunday mornings. Dudchik and panelists will look under the hood of Connecticut politics, chalkboard the wide open 2018 governor’s race and examine the state budget crisis from a variety […]

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Celebrating 10 Years Of OIB

June 8th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

At OIB we love blackmail photos and we have a bunch for you following our 10th anniversary party at Trattoria ‘A Vucchella Wednesday night. Yes, it was a quite an eclectic gathering. Thanks to our loyal readers for the past decade. More to come.

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Who Is Joe Ganim? The Early Years

November 8th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Joe Ganim’s political resurrection has generated local, state and even national interest. Who is he? Where does he come from? What were his early years in office like? What follows is the first of two installments about young Joe Ganim, his growth as a politician and the initial years of his first mayoralty based largely […]

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