CT Politics

Connecticut Politics
Posts by Author

Ken Dixon

malloy

Malloy has daylight, 47-44 in final Quinnipiac Poll

on
Now that conservative stalking horse Joe Visconti has finally dropped his six gun along with his gubernatorial candidacy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is pulling away from challenger Tom Foley, 47-44 in the final Quinnipiac Poll. But the results are still within the margin of error in a super-tight replay of the 2010 election that Malloy […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Malloy out there a tad defining Tom Foley as really, really unfriendly to labor

on
“You know the stories about companies bought and companies bankrupted while he made millions and millions of dollars,” Gov. Dannel Malloy said before introducing the president to a crowd of 1,900 in Central High School. “You know the stories of how he would break a strike. He’d hire dogs. He’d hand out hatchets. He would […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Fur flies in final debate between Foley and Malloy

on
  By Ken Dixon NEW HAVEN – The final gubernatorial debate focused on personal responsibility and taxes this morning, when Republican Tom Foley defended his personal tax returns, which showed that he paid little in income taxes in recent years. In a policy announcement, Foley said he would work to end state income taxes for […] [Read More]
Categories: General
christom

Malloy, given chance to bash New Jersey’s Christie, demurs, but whacks Foley

on
Gov. Dannel Malloy, asked outside Bridgeport’s East Side Senior Center, had a chance to criticize New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and went after his gubernatorial nemesis Tom Foley, over the handling of the Ebola outbreak. “I don’t need to get into more fights with more states,” Malloy said to a pair of reporters when asked […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Say it ain’t so. Gov. Malloy, policy wonk, admits he’s not always “a fun-loving guy.”

on
Here’s a sign of the 2014 gubernatorial campaign’s wind up [Read More]
Categories: General
vote

Procrastinators unite! Voter-registration deadline tomorrow

on
  If you don’t register to vote and exercise your franchise, do you really have cause to complain about your government? Ponder that notion when you head to your local registrar of voters today and tomorrow. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today reminds folks that the final deadline is Tuesday at 8 p.m.  “By […] [Read More]
Categories: General
tom and heather

$1.17 M from “Dark Money” PAC in Ohio flows into pro-Foley effort

on
  You know the Connecticut governor’s race has national implications when a Super PAC headed by an Ohio lobbyist drops $1.17 million into Grow Connecticut, the PAC mostly backed by the Republican Governors Association, against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Such is the case with Tom Norris of West Chester, Ohio. http://www.linkedin.com/pub/tom-norris/2a/596/a34 The State Elections Enforcement Commission […] [Read More]
Categories: General
ripper

Republican Peter Lumaj’s cut-and-paste candidacy: copyings and “conjugal acts”

on
  You have to give Peter Lumaj of Fairfield some amount of credit, although he doesn’t do the same for the authors from whom he has apparently cribbed whole sections of his political writings. I mean, what candidate in recent memory has made “the sanctity of the conjugal act” a plank in a campaign platform? […] [Read More]
Categories: General

“Extras” in new Foley ad are actors from other campaigns. Maine tourism?

on
The new Tom Foley ad in the governor’s racehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1l0PowUqFg&feature=youtu.be features characters scavenged from other campaigns, who, presumably, are not registered Connecticut voters. Tea drinking guy (scroll down until you see him): http://www.unipond-swiss.ag/application-in-the-industry.html Young professionals: http://www.shutterstock.com/video/clip-4488941-stock-footage-small-business-people-casual-young-downtown-workers-in-chic-loft-or-warehouse-offices.html?src=search:inline/R3GN3QOkBY5aty_G564Gig:1:87/gg Family pouring into car for vacation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wx4WEXxAw_E   [Read More]
Categories: General
New York City Mayor Bloomberg Opens New Career Center For Veterans

Mike Bloomberg’s $uper PAC buys NYC TV in support of Malloy

on
Former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s Independence USA PAC has purchased more than $1.5 million in advertising time among local New York City broadcast-TV stations to help Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election effort, Hearst Connecticut Media has learned. It’s positive payback for Malloy’s support of the response to the Newtown School massacre. The bipartisan […] [Read More]
Categories: General