Monthly Archive for August, 2010
The Difference Between Malloy and Lamont? The Latter Wrote His Campaign a $1 Million Check Last Week. Malloy Claims Opponent is Trying to “Buy” Office, While Lamont Says Malloy Contributors Include Stamford Contractors Who Won No-Bid Work.
Throughout the primary season, Democrats and Republicans, to a lesser amount, have been coming to grips with the 2005 public-financing law that was supposed to make statewide politics an even playing field. Instead, it is pitting the haves, like Republican Tom Foley and Democrat Ned Lamont, against those committed to public financing: Dan Malloy and Lt. Gov. Read More
Wow! Blumenthal Lead Shrinks to 50-40 Over Linda McMahon, the Tabla Rasa of Takedowns and Body Slams From the Third Rope
How wild is this US Senate campaign going to be? Well, McMahon may become as familiar to Connecticut TV viewers as any prime-time star. She’s throwing so much money at TV, that the Blogster imagines that Mark Davis, News Channel 8′s chief political correspondent, will be driving around in a new Bentley, before long. The Blogster wishes, Read More
On Eve of Their Big Debate, Malloy and Lamont Skip the Kids at Stamford’s Yerwood Center. Marsh Promises Them Ice Cream on Primary Day.
Ned Lamont sent his two daughters over from Greenwich, but Dan Malloy didn’t even assign a representative to this morning’s big debate among grade school kids at the Yerwood Center on Stamford’s Richmond Hill. The Blogster expects both Democratic candidates for the party’s gubernatorial nomination were in high cram mode for Tuesday afternoon’s televised debate Read More