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Himes Opposes Democratic Budget Proposal

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His press release says “Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) opposed appropriations measures presented by both parties today because neither takes a balanced approach to deficit reduction.” He goes into great detail about why he opposes the Republican proposal, but gives no more information about why he opposes the Democratic proposal. Perhaps because it raises taxes on […] [Read More]
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National Organization for Women (NOW) Endorses Chris Murphy for Senate

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Today, the National Organization for Women (NOW), the largest organization of women activists in the United States, endorsed Chris Murphy to be Connecticut’s next United States Senator. NOW’s endorsement comes on the heels of the launch of Women for Murphy, an organization of women across Connecticut joining together in support of Murphy’s campaign. “We are […] [Read More]
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HELP! HELP! They’ve Fallen into the GAAP and they Can’t Get Up

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by Jon Pelto from Wait, What Hey Buddy, didn’t you see the sign. It says “MIND THE GAAP.” The issue was one of candidate Dan Malloy’s most important campaign promises and on January 3, 2011 it was the topic of my very first post here on Wait, What?; MIND THE GAAP – Confronting the Cost […] [Read More]
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Campaign finance bill hacked, with risky email and fax voting provision, passed

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By Luther Weeks from CT Voters Count Email and fax voting are more dangerous than Internet voting. Has your email been hacked? Would you trust emails allegedly from your bank asking for your social security number and account number? Would you send them over the Internet in an email reply? H.B. 5556 is about campaign […] [Read More]
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Team Lumaj Anticipates Connecticut Tea Party Wave After Hoosiers Win With Mourdock

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I had to laugh at this press release, so I am offering it to you without further comment: FAIRFIELD, Conn., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Witnessing the final defeat of Indiana’s 80 year old Senator Richard Lugar shapes the earnest that has become The Tea Party. Given the surge that was the 2010 mid-year election, […] [Read More]
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