Four years ago, Barack Obama’s visit to Bridgeport jammed the Webster Bank Arena three days before Election Day in support of Democratic candidates. He’s now scheduled to return November 2, two days before the election rescheduling his postponed visit to Central High School from last week, according to an advisory released by the Connecticut Democratic […]
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October 22nd, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
October 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Imagine more than 400 people fanning out through every city neighborhood–painting churches, planting trees and cleaning parks. It happened in Bridgeport on Saturday as part of The Big Day of Serving.
October 15th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Four years ago, three days before the general election, Barack Obama touched down in Bridgeport, which touched off Democratic enthusiasm elevating Dan Malloy to the governorship over Republican Tom Foley. Will history repeat itself?
Take A Shuttle From Harbor Yard To Central High School For Obama Event, Street Closures And Parking Restrictions
October 15th, 2014 · 5 Comments · News and Events
If you’re going to see President Obama Wednesday night at Central High School, plan on parking at Harbor Yard, according to organizers, and hop a shuttle to the event that’s generally a five-minute drive or so under normal conditions. Obama is not expected to speak until after 8 p.m. but this being a presidential visit […]
October 13th, 2014 · 27 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
At approximately 4 p.m. Monday roughly 500 people lined up outside the door to Democratic Headquarters on Wood Avenue waiting for tickets for a chance to see President Obama’s Wednesday night appearance at Central High School on behalf of Governor Dan Malloy. Tickets, one per person, were also being distributed from a headquarters on East […]
October 13th, 2014 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
President Obama will campaign for Governor Dan Malloy Wednesday sometime after 8 p.m. at Central High School, 1 Lincoln Boulevard, according to a news release issued by the Connecticut Democratic Party.
October 10th, 2014 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The last time Barack Obama touched down in Connecticut’s most populous city four years ago, nearly 10,000 supporters jammed the Webster Bank Arena leading to an Election Day ballot shortage three days later that set off a frenzy to accommodate angry voters. A White House spokesperson confirmed Thursday afternoon that Obama will visit Bridgeport Wednesday […]