by Susan Bigelow | Apr 5, 2018 5:30pm
Posted to: Analysis | DC News Junkie | Election 2006 | Election 2008 | Election 2010 | Election 2012 | Election 2014 | Election 2018 | Equality | Opinion | 5th CD
Well, that happened fast.
Just last week, the congressional races here in Connecticut looked like a real snooze-fest. Now there’s a wide-open contest for a suddenly open seat in the state’s most competitive district, and it’s all thanks to the mind-bogglingly awful way in which U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, handled a harassment complaint in her office.
Continue reading "ANALYSIS | The 5th District is Still the Democrats’ to Lose" »
by Susan Bigelow | Jan 19, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2006 | Election 2010 | Election 2018 | Media Matters | Opinion
Log into Blogger dot com and protest the Iraq War, it’s 2006 again!
Does anyone remember the last time progressives in Connecticut were all genuinely excited about the same candidate? It’s been a long time.
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by Elizabeth Regan | Aug 31, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Business | US Foreign Policy | Congress | Election 2006 | Election 2011 | White House | Greenwich
With ads that harken back to the political and social tumult of the late 1960s, former senatorial and gubernatorial hopeful Ned Lamont has embarked on a campaign to rally support for a nuclear non-proliferation agreement with Iran as the deal awaits congressional approval.
Continue reading "Lieberman’s Old Foe Urges Blumenthal to Say ‘Yes’ to Iran Deal" »
by Christine Stuart | Aug 24, 2015 10:45am
Posted to: Election 2006 | Election 2010 | Jobs | State Capitol | Stamford
Brian Durand, a trusted adviser to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy before his first failed gubernatorial campaign in 2006, has been elevated to become Malloy’s third chief of staff.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 11, 2013 5:42pm
Posted to: Election 2006 | State Budget | State Capitol
It would be easy for people to assume that it might be awkward for the current gubernatorial administration to be in the same room as a former gubernatorial administration, but it wasn’t.
Continue reading "Portrait of Connecticut’s Second Female Governor Unveiled" »
by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | Jun 29, 2011 4:12pm
Posted to: Election 2006 | Labor | State Budget | Special Session
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will ask the legislature to change how it calculates state employee pensions and how it bargains for health benefits when it convenes Thursday for a special session.
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by Christine Stuart | Oct 26, 2010 8:50pm
Posted to: Election 2006 | Election 2010
Former Gov. Lowell P. Weicker couldn’t do it, former Gov. John G. Rowland couldn’t do it and Gov. M. Jodi Rell couldn’t do it, so what makes Republican Tom Foley think he can solve a budget deficit by taking any and all tax increases off the table?
Continue reading "State Budget Deficit, Taxes Take Center Stage In Final TV Debate" »
by Caitlin Emma | Sep 16, 2010 5:27pm
Posted to: Election 2006
Connecticut Tea Party members rallied across the street from the Stamford Marriott Thursday afternoon in protest of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal’s fundraiser featuring President Barack Obama.
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by Christine Stuart | Apr 9, 2008 11:31am
Posted to: Election 2006 | Media Matters
Kudos to Brian Lockhart of the Stamford Advocate for following through with his Freedom of Information request and getting the information on the alleged hacking of U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman’s campaign web site the day of the 2006 Democratic Primary against challenger Ned Lamont.
Click here to continue reading about how the FBI determined that www.joe2006.com was never hacked as Lieberman and his campaign crew alleged.
by Christine Stuart | Apr 7, 2008 10:37am
Posted to: Election 2006
A Research 2000 Daily Kos poll of 600 Connecticut voters found that if voters could vote again in the 2006 contest between U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman and Ned Lamont, a large number of them would have changed their votes.
The percentage of Democrats and Independents who would vote for Lamont increased and the percentage of Republicans who would vote for Lieberman also increased.
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