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Timeline: Mary-Jane Foster’s candidacy

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A look back via CTPost.com  at the twists and turns Mary-Jane Foster’s campaign for mayor has taken, from the launch of her campaign to Friday’s decision by a Superior Court judge that Foster would be on the ballot for the Democratic primary against Mayor Bill Finch: APRIL 13: After three months of exploring a run […] [Read More]
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Have your say: Foster back on ballot

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One of the wildest political sagas in recent memory took a dramatic turn Friday, when a Superior Court judge ruled that mayoral challenger Mary-Jane Foster could be on the ballot for Bridgeport’s Democratic primary. The judge also pushed the date of the primary back to Sept. 27, restoring what had been a heated, entertaining race […] [Read More]
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Trumbull RTC chairman asks DTC to denounce Bevilacqua

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TRUMBULL –  Trumbull Republican Town Committee Chairman Jack Testani is calling on Democrat First Selectman candidate Mary Beth Thornton to immediately denounce statements former Democrat candidate for Town Council, Louis Bevilacqua made on his Facebook page Monday. Bevilacqua announced Sunday he was asked not to run on the Democratic party’s ticket. Comparing someone to Flavius […] [Read More]
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Bevilacqua dropped from Trumbull DTC ticket

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TRUMBULL – Louis Bevilacqua, the Democratic candidate for the 7th Town Council district of Trumbull announced that he is no longer a candidate for local town council in this year’s election. “The local Democratic committee decided to go in a different direction,” Bevilacqua said. “Candidates need to be the right person for the times and […] [Read More]
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Frantic morning for state officials

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and top state emergency officials didn’t get much sleep overnight, as Hurricane Irene slammed into the Northeast with heavy rain and winds that resulted in power outages for half a million customers. The governor spent Saturday night in the Emergency Operations Center in the state armory next to the Capitol complex […] [Read More]
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Hearst CT poll: Who would you support in GOP Senate primary?

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With Chris Shays firmly in as a candidate for the GOP nomination for the Senate seat being vacated by Joe Lieberman, we want to hear from potential GOP primary voters: Who would you like to see as the GOP nominee? Shays, 2010 nominee Linda McMahon, former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele, or someone else? Vote in […] [Read More]
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Joe Lieberman statement on developments in Libya

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Sen. Joe Lieberman issued the following statement tonight on the developments in Libya: “The liberation of Tripoli that is at last happening now marks a historic turning point in the Arab Spring and a victory for the advance of freedom globally. For the first time, a Middle Eastern dictator who tried to hang onto power […] [Read More]
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Independent enters Trumbull Town Council race

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TRUMBULL – Former Town Councilman Charles Pitcher submitted a petition last week to run as an independent candidate for the 7th District Town Council seat in Trumbull. Pitcher, who lives on 117 Hilltop Drive, submitted 16 signatures supporting his candidacy. Pitcher will run against Republican incumbents Tony Scinto and Chad Ciocci and Democratic challengers Thomas […] [Read More]
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