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Entries Tagged as 'Tom Foley'

Predictions, Please. What’s Your Internal Poll Telling You?

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.

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Q Poll: Malloy 47, Foley 44

November 3rd, 2014 · 10 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Quinnipiac University has released its final poll on the eve of Election Day showing Democratic incumbent Governor Dan Malloy with a narrow three-point lead over Republican Tom Foley. From the Q Poll: With independent candidate Joe Visconti out of the Connecticut governor’s race, Democratic incumbent Gov. Dannel Malloy has 47 percent of likely voters to […]

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Barack Revs Up Hilltoppers At Central Campaign Stop For Malloy

November 3rd, 2014 · 34 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

President Barack Obama on Sunday rallied the Democratic base at a Central High School campaign stop for Governor Dan Malloy, pinched once again in a battle with his 2010 Republican opponent Tom Foley just two days from Tuesday’s vote that multiple polls call a dead heat possibly decided by urban turnout.

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Visconti Bails As Polls Show Tight Race For Governor

November 2nd, 2014 · 39 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

On a day petitioning candidate for governor Joseph Visconti bailed out of the race (his name will still appear on the ballot) to endorse Republican Tom Foley, the latest Rasmussen poll shows the gubernatorial race just about a dead heat with Malloy a one-point edge. The Rasmussen poll did not include Visconti in its sampling.

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Presidential Visit With A Lot On The Line, Obama Rallies The Base

November 2nd, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

OIB friend Frank Gerratana supplied a montage of images his dad took during his years as lead photographer of the old Bridgeport Herald. If an important pol set foot in Bridgeport, Gerratana was there to chronicle it in photos those many decades ago.

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City Councilman Enrique Torres’ Black Power Tattoo Binds ‘Myself To The Black Struggle’

October 30th, 2014 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

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 […]

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Does “The Movement” For Mayor Beat A Pulse For 2015? Or Flatlined?

October 29th, 2014 · 51 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.

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Q Poll: Women For Malloy, Men For Foley

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.

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