Monthly Archive for May, 2010

: May, 2010

Senate wannabe defies all “convention”al wisdom

Remember Lee Whitnum, who lost the Democratic congressional primary two years ago by a landslide to Jim Himes? Not to be deterred by her less-than-stellar showing in that race — Himes got 88 percent
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Malloy Responds to Q Poll

This from the Dan Malloy camp this morning: “So much for Ned’s poll in which he claimed to be leading by 35 points; if his poll was right and the Q-poll is right that’s an 18-point drop for him.  Not
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Concluding Thoughts on the Republican Convention

Wow. When I got the offer to be an alternate delegate from Fairfield for the GOP convention this weekend and simultaneously to blog for the Connecticut Post, I had no idea what to expect. There were
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Rell delivers final convention speech, but Cafero gets the crowd going

Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell delivered her final convention address as the state’s chief executive to fellow Republican delegates Friday night. During her speech, which was preceded by a glowing
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Boughton gets the lt. gov. nod

By Robert Miller HARTFORD — Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton received the backing of the Republican State Convention Saturday night to be the GOP candidate for lieutenant governor in November. Boughton,
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Lt. Guv Fedele: “Sure Tom Foley’s a political outsider … if you don’t count that ambassadorship!!!”

It’s easy to categorize wealthy Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, who today won the  Republican Party’s gubernatorial nomination, as a political outsider in Hartford compared with Lt. Governor Michael
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When anonymous campaign literature isn’t

The Fairfield delegation just got passed an unmarked piece of literature attacking Lt. Gov.candidate Lenny Winkler. It starts off announcing that Foley is championing her for LG then goes on to rip
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That’s a wrap: Democratic Convention comes to a close

Democratic candidates; Kevin Lembo (comptroller), Richard Blumenthal (U.S. senator), Dannel Malloy (governor), Nancy Wyman (lt. governor), and Denise Merrill (secretary of state), gather on the stage
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The man who polices the NYTimes weighs in on Blumenthal/’Nam coverage

Much criticism has been leveled at the New York Times’ reporting on Attorney General Richard Blumenthal’s war record and whether he mislead the public about serving in Vietnam when he was stateside in
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Lembo scores in comptroller’s race

Kathleen O’Rourke/Staff photo By Bill Cummings HARTFORD — Kevin Lembo, the state’s health care advocate and a Guilford resident, secured the Democratic endorsement to run for comptroller Saturday
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