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Q Poll: The more voters get to know McMahon the less they like her.

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Observations from Q Poll director: “It looks like Connecticut voters forgive Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, or feel that there is nothing to forgive in the Vietnam service flap. While he has taken a hit with voters, his poll numbers were so high to begin with that he still maintains a commanding lead over Linda McMahon,” […] [Read More]
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Dick’s Campaign Drop Kicks Linda, ‘Steroid-Fueled Violence To Our Kids’

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I don’t know the genesis of releasing this statement, but why wait until the last minute, eh? Dick Blumenthal’s hired gun fires salvo at GOP-endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon. Let the games begin. Is an air strike far behind? From Blumenthal’s campaign: The following is a statement from Mindy Myers, Blumenthal for Connecticut Campaign […] [Read More]
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Dick’s Apology, Linda’s Groin Kick

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Dick Blumenthal has apologized after not going that far at his press conference one week ago to try to put his war-service flap behind him. By not apologizing he extended this story. By doing so now he extends it a few more days. The general election season is gonna get messy. Dick and his war gaffe, Linda McMahon, […] [Read More]
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Dick Takes Polling Hit, But…

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As expected, revelations that Dick Blumenthal embellished his war service has dented the public standing of the attorney general seeking Chris Dodd’s U.S. Senate seat, according to a new Rasmussen Reports poll taken in the past day. It could be worse. Don’t write Bloomer’s political obituary just yet, as long as there are no other embellishment shoes […] [Read More]
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City Council Sounds, Dick Blumenthal Frowns

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I wonder as City Council members Evette Brantley, Angel DePara, Marty McCarthy, Richard Bonney and Tom McCarthy were pushing, shoving, rolling on benches and floor with community irritant Cecil Young Monday night, could a smile have eased across the face of a sitting Bob “Troll” Walsh who was reprimanded several months ago for a racially charged […] [Read More]
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Shays Backs Moolah-Challenged Fedele

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Former Congressman Chris Shays who recently closed on a second home in Black Rock  (his primary residence is Maryland) endorsed today Lieutenant Governor Mike Fedele who’s battling Tom Foley for the GOP guber endorsement. Shays had teased his supporters with a run for governor, but opted out after determining uprooting back to Bridgeport from Maryland didn’t […] [Read More]
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Dems Endorse Himes, Debicella Leads GOP Support

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May convention madness is here. Monday night in Bridgeport Dems endorsed Congressman Jim Himes for what he hopes is another two years representing Connecticut’s Fourth District that includes the Park City and heavy GOP suburbs.  Several Republicans have lined up to challenge Himes in November including Shelton State Senator Dan Debicella, former Bridgeport GOP Chair […] [Read More]
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Barnes: ‘People expect their bank to be local and involved’

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From Rob Varnon’s piece in the Connecticut Post: On State Street, less than a block away from the bank, Jennifer Lynne, owner of The Backstroke and a doctor of chiropractic, said she’s hoping the new chief executive at the bank will be more engaged. Her shop includes chiropractic treatment and gifts and she said employees […] [Read More]
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McKinney Endorses Debicella For Congress

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This was State Senator John McKinney’s year. His year to challenge Democrat Jim Himes for the Fourth District U.S. House seat once occupied by his father Stewart. He’d have been well financed. McKinney’s priority is his children, a difficult divorce requiring his attention home. With McKinney on the sidelines a group of Republicans seek to challenge Himes in November including Shelton […] [Read More]
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