A new state Super PAC, Connecticut Future PAC, is co-sponsoring a new TV ad targeting Linda McMahon. It’s called a non-candidate issue buy, unaffiliated with US Rep. Chris Murphy, but it’s combing forces with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s Majority PAC for this buy. Here’s the release and link to the ad. “WASHINGTON Read More
The most shocking thing about the fund-raising video wasn’t the 47 percent line, or the “I wish George’s parents were Mexican” nonsense, or even the Palestinian blunder. It was that Romney was naïve enough to think that he could express not-for-public-consumption views at any gathering.
The Senate campaign of U.S. Rep. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., is questioning Linda McMahon’s motives for repaying her bankruptcy creditors after 36 years. Murphy spokesman Ben Marter put out the following statement late tonight upon learning of McMahon’s plan to make good on her debts. “The McMahons had the ability to pay these debts a long Read More
Sen. Andrew Roraback’s campaign for the 5th District seat tonight released its first television ad. The 30-second spot focuses on Roraback’s message of breaking the Washington gridlock, without naming his opponent, Democrat Elizabeth Esty, a former state House member from Cheshire. “Hyper-partisanship in Washington has impeded our progress as a nation and it continues to threaten our economic future,” Read More
The League of Women Voters in Fairfield County will present a debate between the 4th Congressional District candidates, Democrat Jim Himes and Republican Steve Obsitnik, on Sunday, Oct. 28. The event, free to the public, will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m.,at the Clune Performing Arts Center at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road/Route Read More
The Connecticut Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission in the wake of a joint fundraiser for Republican congressional candidates Steve Obsitnik and Andrew Roraback. The complaint says, among other things, that the invitation for the Sept. 18 event failed to properly note who paid for solicitation materials or who will get Read More
The latest mailing from Linda McMahon to hit my Fairfield County mailbox. McMahon, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate, is, as was the case during her first run in 2010, mostly self-funding her 2012 campaign with the family’s professional wrestling fortune. No expense is being spared on mailings. Trust my mailbox, which is getting a steady Read More
Who are you wearing? Mitt Romney. No stranger to outfitting candidates, even those who purport to buy their dress shirts from Costco, Vineyard Vines is still in fashion when it comes to the battle for the Oval Office. Romney’s campaign ordered these custom threads for financial booster types. It features the overlapping “R” logo of Read More