Monthly Archive for May, 2010

: May, 2010

Merrick Alpert on Blumenthal: “At the end of the day I can forgive him because he apologized.”

When The New York Times’ last week reported Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal has inaccurately described his military service during the Vietnam War and also received deferments,
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Blumenthal not participating in public Memorial Day events

Attorney General and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal will not be out and about as he usually is this Memorial Day weekend attending parades and other events. Campaign spokesman
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Shays: Critics who don’t know Blumenthal being “unduly harsh.”

For the past few days I’ve been troubled by reports I read last week in The New York Times and our newspaper chain quoting former Republican U.S. Congressman Christopher Shays on how Richard
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Judge Genuario sighted in Stamford

One of our reporters was at the Stamford courthouse today and saw newly minted Judge Robert Genuario, former head of the Governor’s budget office and former Republican state Senator from Norwalk,
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The Left debates Malloy’s debates

I could comment here on Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dannel Malloy’s proposal today to hold 17 debates around the state with Ned Lamont, who plans to mount a primary against the former Stamford
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Rob? I can still call you once in a while, right?

This whole “I’m in the primary but I’m not campaigning” thing Republican Rob Simmons is doing in regards to challenging but not really challenging GOP U.S. Senate nominee Linda McMahon is really
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Linda McMahon: From political outsider to “darling of the establishment” overnight

Ahhhh, political spin. Republican Linda McMahon for months has been portraying herself as the political outsider best suited to bring a fresh perspective and common sense to Congress as Connecticut’s
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Rell signs bill that would have made it tougher for her to close Wright Tech

Gov. M. Jodi Rell, according to the state website, on May 18 without any fanfare or press releases┬ásigned a bill intended to strengthen the ┬ástate’s vocational technical schools. The legislation,
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Simmons to remain on primary ballot, but won’t campaign

At a 9 a.m. press conference in New London today, former Congressman Rob Simmons took perhaps the best out he could in his ongoing but ultimately uphill battle against Linda McMahon for the GOP’s U.S.
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Simmons leaving race just days after pledging a primary?

Late tonight Republican Rob Simmons’ campaign staff announced he would be holding an important press conference at 9 a.m. in New London, his neck of the state. Now television newsman Dennis House from
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