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Connecticut Politics

NBC Anchor Brian Williams comments on flood of McMahon ads during Sandy

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The rain and wind from Hurricane Sandy were blowing outside in recent days while households were experiencing a flood of campaign advertising inside. Connecticut households with power before, during and after Sandy may have noticed that while the storm has impacted campaign activities and appearances, there was no impact on the commercials. In fact on […] [Read More]
Categories: General

ATR: Storm-themed anti-Obama mailer was produced in September

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John Kartch, spokesman for Americans for Tax Reform: “We’re circulating no such flyer. ATR sent out a mail piece opposing President Obama’s policies using a storm analogy way back in September. Sounds like someone is being dishonest.” [Read More]

Malloy gets his feet wet

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What’s it like to walk in the shoes of Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy? Wet. Surveying the collateral damage from Hurricane Sandy in Old Greenwich, where three homes were destroyed by a fire, Malloy became a posterboy for GORE-TEX. And we’re not talking Al Gore. Malloy clutched the mailbox of one of the homes to [...] [Read More]
Categories: General

Malloy gets his feet wet

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What’s it like to walk in the shoes of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy? Wet. Surveying the collateral damage from Hurricane Sandy in Old Greenwich, where three homes were destroyed by a fire, Malloy became a posterboy for GORE-TEX. And we’re not talking Al Gore. Malloy clutched the mailbox of one of the homes to avoid […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Two presidential candidates, two different responses to the big storm

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On the day after Hurricane Sandy smashed into the mid-Atlantic states, the presidential campaign was on hold.

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Romney mum on Federal Emergency Management Agency

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Mitt Romney ignored repeated questions from reporters about whether he would eliminate the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following a  Tuesday “storm relief” appearance in Ohio that collected supplies for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The pool report from reporters covering Romney states: “TV pool asked Romney at least five times whether he would eliminate [...] [Read More]
Categories: Military, Obama

Malloy praises Obama, federal disaster response during Stamford stop

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On his tour of hurricane-damaged areas of the state, Gov. Dannel Malloy stopped this afternoon in his old neighborhood of Shippan Ave. in Stamford. He was met by a group of print, television and radio reporters. Malloy speaks with retiring U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, also of Stamford, on Shippan Avenue. Asked about the performance of […] [Read More]
Categories: General

After the storm: Anti-Obama attack ad finds new life (updated)

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The ad, attacking President Obama, declared, “WE’VE SEEN STORMS IN VIRGINIA, BUT NONE LIKE THIS…” Below an image of ominous storm clouds is the stern visage of President Obama staring out into space. [Read More]