Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, the 2000 Democratic vice presidential candidate who supported Republican John McCain for president in 2008, has been named co-chair of No Labels, the national group that seeks common ground among political leaders. Bridgeport resident David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, co-founded the organization. Walker, who has his Black Rock house […]
Entries Tagged as 'Tom Foley'
November 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events
November 9th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
State Senate-elect Marilyn Moore never crafted her campaign as something potentially historic, she just went about her business putting in the retail work–lighting up phone lines and knocking on doors–so required in these types of elections when the biggest prize at the top of the ticket is governor. Last Tuesday she became the first black […]
November 6th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Conceding defeat, Republican Tom Foley announced “We did as well as a Republican can do in Connecticut.” Nope. Tom Foolery lost because the egomaniacal rogue candidate thought he was smart and everyone else stupid including his campaign advisers. He forgets, John Rowland won three times as a Republican candidate for governor. He failed to mention […]
November 5th, 2014 · 17 Comments · News and Events
State Results here. Governor Dan Malloy, in another close race with Republican Tom Foley has announced, “We are going to win this thing.” In Bridgeport, according to unofficial returns provided by the Registrar’s Office, Malloy received 16,863 votes to Foley’s 4623. The results include absentee ballots and WFP line for Malloy and Independent Party line […]
November 4th, 2014 · 108 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Democratic State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore, who knocked off incumbent Anthony Musto in an August primary, has defeated Republican challenger Rick Costantini in Connecticut’s split city-suburban 22nd State Senate District, according to unofficial returns.
November 4th, 2014 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
On a perfect day for voting two days after President Obama visited Central High School to urge support of Governor Dan Malloy for another four-year term, city electors cast votes for the state’s highest office as well as other state and federal legislative seats. Bridgeport has roughly 58,000 registered voters, down several thousand electors from […]
November 4th, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Okay, here we go. Mail pieces, television spots, radio commercials, e-blasts, door knocks, phone calls and general harassing of the public good are coming to an end. Share your predictions.