Monthly Archive for June, 2010

: June, 2010

Want a plum job with a campaign? It can’t hurt to write a bunch of negative stuff about their opponent

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s campaign today confirmed in recent weeks it has hired columnist D. Dowd Muska, formerly of the Yankee Institute for Public Policy, a Hartford-based

Uh oh. Time to retool that anti-Blumenthal ad…

Last week I wondered when voters might see Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon run an ad against Democratic opponent Attorney General Richard Blumenthal featuring a recent and pretty

Does Hine have an ax to grind against Blumenthal?

Does Richard Hine, the Assistant Attorney General who has been claiming Blumenthal lied to him 19 years ago claiming he served IN Vietnam rather than stateside in the Marine Corps Reserves, have an ax

Lowell Weicker to talk budget crisis

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities has snagged former Governor Lowell P. Weicker to discuss the state’s fiscal crisis during this election year at the organization’s annual meeting June 17

Oz Griebel drops Wright Tech School on Foley, Fedele

We published a report today about whether the two gubernatorial nominees – Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican Tom Foley – plus the three candidates who plan to mount primaries – Democrat Ned

Why are we surprised Lieberman might back McMahon? She gave him $$$ in ’06.

An interesting sideshow to the U.S. Senate race in Connecticut is self-described independent Democratic U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman’s refusal in recent days to endorse Democrat Richard Blumenthal

Assistant Attorney General says Blumenthal was embellishing war record 19 years ago

A letter penned by Richard Hine of New Britain, a Connecticut Assistant Attorney General and a Republican, was published today on columnist Don Pesci’s blog. It is likely to keep alive the controversy

Rell vetos transportation bill, blames Stamford

Earlier this evening Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s office announced she has vetoed the mammoth transportation bill passed a few weeks ago by the General Assembly. While the bill as a whole contains

Fitch takes “+” out of our bond rating. Gubernatorial candidates want residents to remain indoors.

You may have heard the news by now that Fitch Bond Rating Agency downgraded the state’s “AA+ rating with a Negative Outlook” to “AA with a Stable Outlook.” If you just read that and it sounded like

Malloy gets his grant under new public campaign finance system

Former Stamford Mayor Dannel Malloy won the Democratic Party’s gubernatorial nomination two weeks ago and today the state Elections Enforcement Commission announced he has made a bit of political