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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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