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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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Bysiewicz uses McMahon to raise primary $$$. Chris Murphy who?

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Ex-Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz’s campaign recently contacted supporters for donations. Bysiewicz lost the Democratic Party’s endorsement for U.S. Senate to U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, but earned enough support at the May 12 convention to engage Murphy in a primary in August. But you wouldn’t know Bysiewicz’s status from the email, which mentioned neither the […] [Read More]
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Mayor Finch tried to talk Newton out of return to Senate

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State Senator-turned-convicted felon Ernest Newton II Monday night received the Democratic Party’s endorsement to run for his old seat in the legislature. State Senator-turned-Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch in a statement Monday expressed reservations about Newton’s return to politics. “As a former colleague Ernie and I worked together for many years,” Finch said. “While I wish […] [Read More]
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Shays: Double or nothing

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Chomping at the bit to avenge his distant second-place finish at the state Republican convention, Christopher Shays will file paperwork this afternoon to primary Senate front runner Linda McMahon. The former congressman is scheduled to submit his primary forms with the secretary of the state at 1 p.m. in Hartford, according to his campaign. Shays […] [Read More]
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Shays looks forward to GOP Senate primary

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“We’re going to be working as hard as we can to convince the Republican voters that if you want someone who can win and you don’t want Chris Murphy, then I’m you guy,” Chris Shays told reporters when he cleared the 181 votes needed to qualify for a US Senate primary. When asked what McMahon’s […] [Read More]
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Linda’s big night

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Linda’s War Room

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Dueling hospitality suites at GOP convention

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