Monthly Archive for August, 2012

: August, 2012

For Democrats concerned Murphy’s McMahon’s punching bag…

It’s tough running a campaign against Republican millionaire Linda McMahon’s slickly produced second bid for U.S. Senate. The ex-World Wrestling Entertainment executive has got the personal fortune to

Working Families Party: We’ll sort it out when Donovan’s back

Since Chris Donovan lost last Tuesday’s Democratic primary, there has been a lot of speculation about whether the retiring state House Speaker from Meriden will continue his run for Congress as the

Andres Ayala will STILL be 1st Latino in state Senate if elected

State Rep. Andres Ayala, D-Bridgeport, and supporters like Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch have said if elected to the state Senate in November, Ayala will be the first Latino member. I checked the claim

Don’t expect Gomes to continue as Working Families’ candidate

State Sen. Ed Gomes, D-Bridgeport, lost Tuesday’s three-way primary for his 23rd District seat but has the option of continuing the fight as the Working Families Party’s candidate. Gomes earned the

Sen. Prague returns to Bridgeport to campaign for Gomes

Retiring state Sen. Edith Prague, D-Columbia, made a second trip to Bridgeport today to campaign for Sen. Ed Gomes. Gomes lost the party’s endorsement to predecessor Ernie Newton and is now locked in

Newton: Who needs labor, Mayor Finch? God’s on my side.

Caught up today with Ernest Newton, veteran state legislator-turned-felon-turned-endorsed Democratic candidate for his former state Senate seat. Newton is being challenged in next Tuesday’s primary by

Chimp attack victim Nash expected to attend Hartford hearing

Ex-Stamford resident Charla Nash, who wants to sue state environmental officials over the injuries she suffered after being┬ámauled by a friend’s pet chimpanzee in 2009, is expected to attend an August