Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

Whitnum running as small “i” independent

For those of you who care about the political future of Israel-opposing, Chris Murphy-bashing, lawsuit-filing, ex-Democrat Lee Whitnum of Greenwich… This weekend we published my report about how

Bysiewicz campaign breaks silence, calls primary momentum “incredible”

Is there really a Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in August? I was beginning to wonder if perhaps ex-Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz had decided after losing ground in the June 6 Quinnipiac

Murphy on Donovan: Primary voters will decide

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy today kicked off his Senate campaign’s jobs tour with visits to Manchester and Stamford. I caught up with Murphy at the latter stop – Total Image Beauty and Barber. Most of the

How Guv Malloy’s first 2 yrs. in office are like a day at Beardsley Zoo

According to staff at Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, when Gov. Dannel Malloy visited this afternoon in honor of the attraction’s 90th birthday, he was the first Connecticut chief executive to stop by

Roll-your-own bill a complex issue

Some Democrats are saying when the legislature meets in special session tomorrow members must pass legislation aimed at taxing the roll-your-own tobacco industry because of the related scandal

Fired Donovan campaign manager taps Donovan donor for attorney

Political observers speculated Joshua Nassi, Chris Donovan’s ex-congressional campaign manager/confidante, was an unidentified co-conspirator referenced in the federal affidavit released last week

Donovan’s secret weapon: Campaign manager’s baby

As he works to salvage his 5th District congressional campaign and reputation, state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden, might want to seriously consider borrowing his campaign manager’s baby for

Murphy campaign on Q-Poll: Holy #@%*%!!! Send money!!!

Read into it what you will – panic or mock panic. In the wake of this morning’s Quinnipiac University poll showing Republican Linda McMahon within three points of Democrat Chris Murphy in the general

Can Tom Swan prevent Donovan’s Swan Song?

Hours before the U.S. Attorney’s office Thursday afternoon announced Wednesday’s arrest of Chris Donovan’s finance director, Tom Swan met with the congressional candidate and agreed to take over as

Working Families Party stands by Donovan

The Connecticut Working Families Party in late December endorsed state House Speaker Chris Donovan’s, D-Meriden, bid for Congress. Donovan’s campaign was rocked last week when his finance director was