Monthly Archive for January, 2010

: January, 2010

West Coast author who is dogging Linda McMahon coming to Stamford

Irvin Muchnick has been doing quite a bit of writing recently on his blog about World Wrestling Entertainment and former CEO Linda McMahon’s U.S. Senate bid. And reporters, including myself, who have
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Blumenthal to take on Toyota over faulty gas pedals

Attorney General/Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Dick Blumenthal of Greenwich today announced he is “demanding that Toyota provide his office, consumers and dealers with more information about the
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Preview of Congressman Himes on “Face the State”

Dennis House, host of “Face the State,” invited myself and Mark Pazniokas, formerly of the Hartford Courant/currently of the new The Connecticut Mirror, to be the guest panelists during tonight’s
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Ashton Kutcher was heading for a movie theater near you and Chris Shays said “no” to the Gov’s job

If you guessed January, 2004 you’re correct. An editor recalled the following report in the Stamford Advocate from Jan. 16, 2004 when then-Republican John Rowland was on his way out the door and there
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So now we’re importing gubernatorial candidates?

U.S. Congressman Chris Shays this week sent some pretty mixed messages about whether he might jump into the already crowded race for Governor. In a phone interview Monday night Shays, who relocated to
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Oz Griebel to challenge Fedele, Malloy on their home turf

Hartford business executive Oz Griebel is launching his long-rumored gubernatorial bid tomorrow with four campaign stops, concluding at 6:15 p.m. at the Stamford train station. In doing so Griebel, a
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Lieberman Tweets

Stamford’s own U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman’s staff today announced that he is now participating in (On? With? What do the kids say?) Twitter at http://twitter.com/joelieberman. “The Senate Twitter
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A history of awkward gubernatorial press conferences

The New Haven Independent story about Democratic New Haven Mayor John DeStefano being snubbed by Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell during her visit to that city today reminded me of Rell’s odd trip to
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Shays on Gov race: “I think it’s unlikely I would run.”

Rumors are circulating that former U.S. Congressman Christopher Shays, a Republican who for years represented Connecticut and more specifically Fairfield County in Washington D.C., may run for
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I’ve found the next Scott Brown!!! His name is Scott Brown.

State Republicans running for various offices think Connecticut voters are hungry for another Scott Brown – the obscure political outsider from Massachusetts who won the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy’s
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