The campaign of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Chris Murphy, facing an Aug. 14 primary challenge from ex Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz, is rolling in money. From Murphy: Post-Convention Momentum Swells for Murphy, $1.2 Million Raised for 2nd Quarter ROCKY HILL—Chris Murphy’s campaign for U.S. Senate raised more than $1.2 million in the [...]
Entries Tagged as 'William Tong'
July 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
May 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
State Rep. William Tong today dropped his bid for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination and threw his support to Congressman Chris Murphy. Governor Dannel Malloy also endorsed Murphy today. Murphy and former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz, a relentless campaigner, are headed for an August primary clash. So too on the Republican side [...]
April 30th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Locked in a delegate battle with former Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz for the Democratic Party endorsement for U.S. Senate, Congressman Chris Murphy made his way tonight to Testo’s Restaurant, the epicenter of city politics owned by Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa, for a meet and greet with city Dems. Murphy and Bysiewicz are putting [...]
April 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
What, former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz never smoked pot? That must explain everything. Five Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate appeared live on WFSB on Sunday to debate a variety of issues including their historic reefer intake. Bridgeport attorney and drug-reform crusader Sylvester Salcedo wasn’t invited to the debate. Alas, Sly hasn’t raised [...]
March 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, State Politics
From the Quinnipiac Poll: Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon leads former U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays 51 – 42 percent in the Republican primary for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seat, but Shays runs better against possible Democratic candidates, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares to a 50 – 35 percent McMahon lead September [...]
March 13th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Ah, it was another love fest for Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa who was reelected by acclamation for another two-year term by the 90-member Democratic Town Committee Monday night at Mario’s Madison Avenue restaurant, the epicenter of city politics. Will someone please step up and start a good fight?
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February 14th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Drug reform crusader and U.S. Senate candidate Sylvester Salcedo is taking a very long road trip Wednesday morning to Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, scene of recent drug cartel violence ”to highlight the need to end the taboo against opening a serious, extended and thoughtful political debate about America’s 40-year Drug War which has had a devastating effect [...]