Monthly Archive for April, 2012

: April, 2012

Stamford-related smoke-detector legislation hanging fire in the House

Democrats led by Rep. Steve Dargan of West Haven, co-chairman of the Public Safety Committee and Republicans led by Rep. Michael Molgano of Stamford, are trying to reach a compromise on the so-called

Nat’l GOP reconsidering Florida’s punishment for early primary

While states like Connecticut agreed to push back their presidential primaries at the request of the two major parties – and paid for it with abysmal turnout – Florida went its own way and held a
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And with the first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft…

Meet Roger Goodell’s wingman: Paul Hicks III. Hicks is effectively the NFL’s top lobbyist, the guy who makes sure the league stays on point. Even Goodell gets a chaperone, especially at the NFL Draft.
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Linda: I feel your pain

Linda McMahon projected a touchy feely side very much in the mold of Ann Romney in front of a highly sympathetic audience Wednesday night at the monthly meeting of the Greenwich Republican Town
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Mano-a-mano: Shays vs. WWE

Christopher Shays is playing the YouTube card. His Senate campaign today compiled an anthology of raw video footage from the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) in an attempt to drive home its point
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Voters want death penalty as an option

A new Quinnipiac University poll out this morning shows that voters disapprove of the legislature’s vote earlier this month to repeal the death penalty and disapprove by a bigger margin of Gov. Dannel
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Gingrich, Santorum campaign officials in CT open to Romney

They don’t have kind things to say about Mitt Romney, but they’ll take him over President Barack Obama. Following ex-Massachusetts Governor Romney’s anticipated victories in today’s primaries,
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4 in 5 Greenwich GOPers go for Mitt

In what amounted to a spring training game for Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee captured 81 percent of the vote in Greenwich during today’s primary. Texas Congressman Ron Paul
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Newt: Romney’s speech ‘insulting’

There were plenty of people in and around politics calling Mitt Romney the presumptive GOP nominee for president, even before sweeping five northeastern primaries tonight. Newt Gingrich, who came in a
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Romney’s win by the numbers

. In a result no more surprising than the sun coming up, Mitt Romney rolled to victory tonight in Connecticut’s GOP presidential primary. Below is a voting breakdown from the Associated Press. The
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