I just arrived in Hartford and am set-up and ready to go at The Society Room, a.k.a Malloy central. There are six television trucks out front and seven tripods inside. Lights, camera, action…It’s going to be a long night.
Out to shore up her Republican base in Fairfield County, Linda McMahon was squired by a cavalcade of GOP loyalists from her hometown of Greenwich to Scofield Magnet Middle School in Stamford, where she did a rendezvous with current Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele. From there, the former WWE CEO hit Norwalk, Trumbull, Stratford and Milford Read More
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and Phyllis, his wife, are getting ready to leave the city any minute now and drive to Greenwich to be with Tom Foley and hear sometime tonight whether they will be the new governor-lietuenant governor team. Or not. Word is that the Boughtons will not be traveling in the mayor’s pick-up Read More
U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, D-5th District, isn’t a superstitious man. Except, he said Tuesday, on Election Day. This is why he was in Danbury late Tuesday afternoon, shaking voters’ hands in front of the War Memorial at Rogers Park, wearing a dark suit that was notably worn and tattered around its pockets. “It’s my lucky suit,” Murphy said. Read More
Republican Dan Carter, who is challenging two-term Democratic incumbent Jason Bartlett in the 2nd Assembly District, got an early start with his “Carter Crew’’ at 5:15 a.m. on Election Day. Carter toured the district, which includes parts of Danbury, Bethel and Redding, aboard his “Common Sense Express” RV. Carter said he was exhilarated by the support he received Read More
Christiane Amanpour sitting here to my left in the media filing room at the Linda McMahon election night headquarter at the Connecticut Convention Center. Her voice is unmistakable. She may not work for CNN anymore — she’s the anchor of ABC News’ “This Week” — but she is watching their election coverage on a flat Read More
This just in a from a highly trusted political operative. By now, you’ve heard that the city of Bridgeport ran out of ballots at several polling locations, prompting local election officials to run photocopies. Republicans — specifically the McMahon campaign — are said to be challenging the authenticity of those ballots and want them counted Read More