NAACP effort to block Bridgeport redistricting hasn’t moved frwrd

When state Senator-turned-felon-turned-state Senate candidate Ernest Newton won the Bridgeport Democratic Party’s endorsement this week, political observers around Connecticut began paying attention
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Ernie Newton: Guv needs my help to get re-elected

You know you want to read this story to find out why ex-state Senator-turned-felon-turned-state Senate candidate Ernest Newton of Bridgeport said, “The governor needs to get re-elected, and he’s going
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Newton using Guv’s comments to defend candidacy

Myself and a few other staffers at Hearst newspapers today met with ex-legislator-turned-felon-turned-state Senate candidate Ernest Newton II to talk further about his winning the endorsement of the
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In the line of fire: Lieberman to grill Secret Service brass

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

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
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Mayor Finch tried to talk Newton out of return to Senate

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
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Shays: Double or nothing

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
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Shays looks forward to GOP Senate primary

“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
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