Monthly Archive for August, 2010

: August, 2010

An indicted contractor, 2 ex-DOT Chiefs, the Attorney General and a gubernatorial candidate walk into a bar…

Check out this pair of stories our newspapers carried over the weekend about the Urban Transitway, a high profile, mostly-federally-funded infrastructure project in Stamford.
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Stamford Mayor Pavia says he’ll look into Malloy’s use of vehicle to campaign

In the days prior to the August 10 Democratic primary, gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont was doing his best to imply Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dannel Malloy, until this year Stamford’s
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A week in the U.S. Senate race: Dead wrestlers and McMahon’s longtime friend

On August 17th our newspapers published this brief interview with self-funded Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon about the recent death of 29-year-old Lance Cade, a former wrestler for her
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Rell administration withholding documents on DOT Chief’s departure

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while now… Last month, following revelations that Department of Transportation Commissioner Joseph Marie was told to resign over unspecified allegations of
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McKinney finally endorses McMahon for U.S. Senate

It’s taken some time, but today state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, endorsed Linda McMahon’s bid to succeed retiring veteran Democratic U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd. “Connecticut
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Aide to Sen. Baucus joins Blumenthal campaign

Ty Matsdorf, spokesman for Montana Democratic Senator Max Baucus, has joined Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal’s campaign communications team, according to the campaign. Baucus’
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Linda McMahon and the ghost of Alan Schlesinger

I wasn’t by her side the entire time, but I’d say Republican U.S. Senate nominee/former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon got a very warm reception during her afternoon walk through
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Senator Toni Boucher stands up for Rell

Retiring Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell has taken a beating during the ongoing gubernatorial campaign. Not only Democrats but Republicans who are faced with inheriting a $3 billion deficit have taken
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How independent is Independent guv candidate Tom Marsh?

On Wednesday candidates representing the state’s Independent, Connecticut for Lieberman and Green parties are supposed to gather in Hartford for what is being billed as a “multi-party press conference
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Schiff vs. McMahon vs. Blumenthal over TARP

Today Republican U.S. Senate nominee Linda McMahon’s camp in an e-mail entitled “Dick Blumenthal Takes Pandering to New Levels” criticized the Democratic U.S. Senate nominee/state Attorney General for
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