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Ernie Newton: Guv needs my help to get re-elected

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You know you want to read this story to find out why ex-state Senator-turned-felon-turned-state Senate candidate Ernest Newton of Bridgeport said, “The governor needs to get re-elected, and he’s going to need my help to do it.” [Read More]
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Newton using Guv’s comments to defend candidacy

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Myself and a few other staffers at Hearst newspapers today met with ex-legislator-turned-felon-turned-state Senate candidate Ernest Newton II to talk further about his winning the endorsement of the Bridgeport Democratic Party. We’ve reported Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch tried to convince Newton not to run. And this afternoon I spoke with several other folks who agreed Newton’s […] [Read More]
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In the line of fire: Lieberman to grill Secret Service brass

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What a difference a few hanging chads makes? When he was the Democratic vice presidential nominee in 2000, they watched his back. My, how the tables will be turned for the Secret Service’s brass and Connecticut’s senior Sen. Joe Lieberman. Lieberman, who is chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, will preside over […] [Read More]
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