Monthly Archive for July, 2012

: July, 2012

Cafero on McKinney’s call for Donovan probe: Lots of ?s about process

This afternoon state Sen. John McKinney, R-Fairfield, called for the creation of a special legislative inquiry panel to investigate the ongoing campaign finance scandal surrounding House Speaker Chris
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New Roberti ad targets Donovan scandal, takes shot at Esty

Democrat Dan Roberti, who is competing with endorsed candidate House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden, and ex-state Rep. Elizabeth Esty in a primary in the 5th Congressional District, today released
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Bysiewicz says she’ll support Murphy if he wins primary

The New Haven Register over the weekend reported that ex-U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, who is challenging former wrestling executive Linda McMahon for the GOP nomination to run for U.S. Senate, will not
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Murphy asks TV stations to yank Bysiewicz’s Wall St. ad

In the wake of several news reports last week about inaccuracies in Susan Bysiewicz’s latest campaign ad attacking U.S. Senate rival Chris Murphy, the Murphy campaign, through its attorneys, has
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Bysiewicz quickly pivots from masectomys to Wall Street OR Bysiewicz brings gun to knife fight, shoots self in foot

A new U.S. Senate primary campaign ad displays the side of Democrat Susan Bysiewicz ex-GOP Chairman Chris Healy recently wrote about – the tough campaigner who brings a gun to a knife fight. Bysiewicz
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Newton gets his public campaign $$$, but not without a little drama

State Senator-turned-felon-turned-state Senate candidate Ernest Newton raised enough small donations to qualify for participation in Connecticut’s public campaign financing program. As a result Newton
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Can CT count on McMahon to be truly independent?

After losing his party’s nomination in 2006, Democratic U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman formed his own third party and won the general election with the help of Republicans, unaffiliated/independent voters
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Malloy goes off on GOP in Virginia, catches CNN’s attention

Here’s the link to CNN’s coverage of our travelin’ governor.
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We’re seeking questions for Murphy/Bysiewicz debate

Hearst Connecticut Media Group is co-sponsoring a debate between Democrats U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz, who are competing in August’s primary to run for
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Sec of State: # of uncontested Assembly races lowest since ’98

Folks involved in politics often complain the atmosphere is so poisoned by partisanship and a general disdain for elected officials that it is hard to recruit candidates. But according to Secretary of
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