Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

Barack for appointed school board in Bridgeport, Michelle against…

… according to the mailers I’ve received from proponents/opponents of Bridgeport’s key charter revision question on tomorrow’s ballot. Here’s an ad featuring a beaming President beside Bridgeport
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Murphy’s answer to McMahon’s Obama ads? Get the Prez himself.

Linda McMahon, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, upset some in her party last month when she launched a new television advertisement urging supporters of Democratic President Barack Obama to
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NBC Anchor Brian Williams on flood of McMahon ads during Sandy

The rain and wind from Hurricane Sandy were blowing outside in recent days while households were experiencing a flood of campaign advertising inside. Connecticut households with power before, during
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Malloy praises Obama, federal emergency response during Stamford stop

On his tour of hurricane-damaged areas of the state, Gov. Dannel Malloy stopped this afternoon in his old neighborhood of Shippan Ave. in Stamford. He was met by a group of print, television and radio
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Push poll trying to tie Murphy to Hurricane Sandy?

Got a call today from “Lisa” of Stonington, who did not want her last name published. She said that around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, as her family was preparing for Hurricane Sandy, she received a call
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As Sandy hits, Murphy up 6 in new Rasmussen poll

Hurricane Sandy has obviously shaken up the final full week of the 2012 campaign season. You can’t pay attention to the news today without reading or hearing or watching some story about the impact on
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Campaigning after Sandy

Asked whether he will be adjusting his strategy during this final full week of the 2012 campaign because of Hurricane Sandy, Chris Murphy said he is focused on the safety of his constituents. “I’m
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Ex-WWE employees in anti-McMahon mailers just stock photos

Over the past month AFSCME People, the political action arm of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, has been mailing eye-catching campaign literature to Connecticut voters
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Mayor Bill Finch has some fun with Linda’s tracker

Trackers are hired by campaigns to follow an opponent and record his or her public appearances with a video camera, hoping to capture something that can be used against them. Republican Linda McMahon
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McMahon camp tries to change narrative about Thursday night’s debate

The folks running Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s campaign know the simplest message is the most effective. That’s why McMahon and her people continue to insist her opponent,
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