Donation to the Dems: $1,000 Getting your picture taken with First Lady Michelle Obama: $10,000 Bearing witness to the mother of all Senate races: Priceless First Lady Michelle Obama will return to Stamford — the city where she made a much-ballyhooed diner stop leading up to her husband’s 2008 Super Tuesday triumph over Hillary Rodham Read More
Republican state Sen. Dan Debicella has a new ad featuring former Rep. Christopher Shays criticizing Rep. Jim Himes, the Democrat Debicella hopes to unseat in the 4th Congressional District in the Nov. 2 election.
Jim Himes made an appearance last week on The Real Housewives of D.C. — via C-SPAN. The congressman was pictured on the television during a scene where some of the wives were watching Tareq and Michaele Salahi being grilled by a House panel after they invoked the Fifth Amendment when questioned over their White House Read More
A number of construction workers took a dig at Linda McMahon’s television commercial — one in which the Republican Senate hopeful uses a lunchbox as a prop to push job creation — during a protest Wednesday organized by the Connecticut Working Families party outside her West Hartford campaign headquarters. They also took McMahon to task Read More
A poll conducted after Monday night’s televised U.S. Senate debate shows that Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is 11 points ahead of Linda McMahon. The Rasmussen Reports statewide phone survey of 750 likely voters indicates that Blumenthal gained six points in a week and that the Democrat has 54-percent support, compared to the Republican McMahon’s 43 Read More
Michelle Obama is joining the fray of Connecticut’s bitter Senate fight between Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Richard Blumenthal, for whom the first lady will stump at an Oct. 18 event. Blumenthal’s campaign confirmed Obama’s visit, details of which are still being finalized. Michelle Obama is no stranger to Greenwich-Stamford, where she did Read More
Tom Dudchik, the Matt Drudge of Connecticut’s 24/7 news cycle and creator of the increasingly popular website ctcapitolreport.com, is giving the fellas at the Q-poll some competition. He recently commissioned polls of his own for both the Senate and gubernatorial races, releasing the results this week on his news aggregate website. Democrat Richard Read More
Jeffrey W. Ladewig is an associate professor of political science at the University of Connecticut specializing in the U.S. Congress and American political economy. Here he offers a report card for each candidates’ performance in the first debate: Blumenthal’s highlight: He offered a broad understanding of public policy and a dedication to the middle class. McMahon’s highlight: She offered a Read More