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Republican Tom Foley is giving new meaning to the term outer boroughs. Foley’s exploratory committee for governor — emphasis on Connecticut — is out with its first video of the 2014 campaign. Its target audience? New Yorkers. The 30-second spot opens with footage of a newspaper press run and shows the front-page of a recent Read More
With one month to go before the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, the National Rifle Association’s political arm is cashing in on conservatives’ furor over gun control legislation in record fashion. For the first time in more than a decade, the NRA’s Political Victory Fund has eclipsed the $10 million fundraising Read More
Bill Lambrecht, an award-winning reporter who has worked for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for more than three decades and for the past seven years has been the Post-Dispatch’s bureau chief, is joining Hearst Newspapers’ Washington Bureau as an investigative reporter.
Does Howard Stern have coattails? Gary Dell’Abate, the longtime sidekick of the “King of All Media,” stumped Tuesday afternoon in Greenwich for incumbent Selectman Drew Marzullo. Known to legions of radio listeners as Baba Booey, Dell’Abate is a member of the local parks board in staid-old Greenwich. He’s been a loyal supporter of Marzullo, a Read More
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy could always say he got stuck in traffic on I-95 — wink, wink. The Connecticut Democrats were still undecided as of 6 p.m. Tuesday whether Malloy will squeeze a Stamford homecoming into his Election Night itinerary, which they said includes stops in New Haven and Waterbury. A hotly-contested race for mayor Read More
Republican Tom Foley is encroaching on the home turf of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. A mere mile from Malloy’s Shippan home, Foley campaigned with Stamford GOP’s mayoral candidate and former Lt. Gov. Mike Fedele Tuesday afternoon. Fedele, who lost a bitter primary to Foley in the 2010 governor’s race, Tweeted a photo of himself with Read More
TRUMBULL – As of 4 p.m. the voter turnout in town was just 26 percent, with precincts reporting 6,234 people had cast a vote, according to the registrars office.
BRIDGEPORT — Mary Mazur is 101 years old. She asked Anthony Paoletto, son of City Councilman Richard Paoletto who is hoping to someday become a councilman, to pick her up today so she could vote at the J.F.K. Campus. Where did he pick her up from? Another poll place…where she was serving as poll worker.
Shelton Democrats did not run anyone against two Republicans for the two-year terms on the Planning and Zoning Commission; and two for four-year terms. Apparently the charter wasn’t crafted tightly enough. “They left no provision for how the three members for four-years was going to be determined,” said David Gioiello Jr., the Democratic mayoral candidate Read More
It’s up to about 20-percent turnout for Shelton as it decides whether Republican Mark Lauretti will be elected to a 12th consecutive term. “We’ve been non-stop,” said Sylvia Brody, moderation at the Mohegan School polls, where by mid-afternoon, about 1,220 of the 5,700 eligible voters had cast ballots. Overall, the 4,702 votes cast is about Read More