Two-time mayoral candidate City Councilman Enrique Torres speaks yarns about the “black struggle” but no one really thought he’d needle a tattoo on his arm to drive home the point. He did. Torres, who’s contemplating another Republican run for the mayoralty, posted a photo on his Facebook page sporting a new tattoo in another of […]
Entries Tagged as 'Tom Foley'
October 30th, 2014 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
October 29th, 2014 · 49 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events
The Movement “to raise issues facing the citizens of Bridgeport, educate and engage people in fostering real changes” will conduct its third community forum on Thursday, 6 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown, featuring former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, who has his Black Rock home for sale, as the featured speaker.
October 29th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From the Q poll: Men and women likely voters are miles apart, leaving the Connecticut governor’s race between Democratic incumbent Gov. Dannel Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley tied 43 – 43 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Independent candidate Joe Visconti has 7 percent, with 6 percent undecided.
October 28th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
One week to go and polls show the race for governor cannot be any tighter. Barring anything kooky happening in the final days, now it’s just a question of which side does a better job pulling out their peeps.
October 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
From Ken Dixon, CT Post: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla broke up the bingo game at the East Side Senior Center on Tuesday.
October 27th, 2014 · 7 Comments · State Politics
Two weeks ago OIB conducted an unscientific poll to gauge reader input for the governor’s race. It was 46 percent for Republican Tom Foley and 46 percent for incumbent Democrat Dan Malloy. With about a week left until Election Day, let us know your preference.
October 27th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From YouGov Battleground tracker: In Connecticut, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy faces the same Republican challenger, Thomas Foley, he defeated four years ago by a razor-thin 0.5 percent margin. This time, the race is equally close (Malloy leads by less than 1 percent in our latest survey) and uncertain (the difference is well within the 4.3 […]