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Stonington Memorial for English Midshipman Powers Killed Offshore of Stonington 1814

Stonington Memorial for English Midshipman Powers Killed Offshore of Stonington 1814

Former U.S. Congressman and decorated veteran Rob Simmons held a memorial at the Stonington Cemetery Saturday for the English Navy member, Midshipman Thomas Barratt Powers, 18, who was killed in late July of 1814 by an American privateer.

Lumaj Wins Independent Party Endorsement

Lumaj Wins Independent Party Endorsement

  Fairfield, CT, August 20th, 2014 – Peter Lumaj, the Republican nominee for Connecticut Secretary of the State, announced this morning that his campaign was unanimously endorsed last night by the Independent Party of Connecticut at their open statewide nominating caucus. “I am very excited to announce that we have […]

HERBST EARNS CROSS-ENDORSEMENT FROM INDEPENDENT PARTY

HERBST EARNS CROSS-ENDORSEMENT FROM INDEPENDENT PARTY

  Trumbull, CT- Tim Herbst, Republican candidate for State Treasurer, tonight received the cross-endorsement of the Connecticut Independent Party. “I am thrilled to have earned the endorsement of Connecticut’s Independent Party for the office of State Treasurer,” said Herbst. “This state is in real trouble and the voters I talk […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
Desperate Dan: He Cannot Run on His Record So He Is Lashing Out

Desperate Dan: He Cannot Run on His Record So He Is Lashing Out

Dan Malloy is desperate.

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
HERBST CAMPAIGN FILES FOIA REQUEST REGARDING CHET DIGITAL ADVERTISING WITH STATE TREASURER OFFICE

HERBST CAMPAIGN FILES FOIA REQUEST REGARDING CHET DIGITAL ADVERTISING WITH STATE TREASURER OFFICE

  Trumbull, CT- Yesterday, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request was sent to the Office of the State Treasurer with regards to their most recent CHET digital advertising campaign. “We are trying to figure out who Denise Nappier and the State Treasurer’s office are targeting with their CHET digital […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
Greenberg: “Esty’s 99 Page “Personal Attack Playbook” Shows Why Washington is Broken

Greenberg: “Esty’s 99 Page “Personal Attack Playbook” Shows Why Washington is Broken

  Esty’s Opposition Research Book Digs Deep —  Reveals Greenberg is Jewish Statement by Mark Greenberg: “If ever we needed an example of why Washington has been broken by polarizing politics and personal attacks, Elizabeth Esty’s 99-page “personal attack playbook” about me, my family and my religion is the poster […]

by · August 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
I stand with Texas Governor Rick Perry

I stand with Texas Governor Rick Perry

The facts are clear. Governors have the right to exercise veto authority, and my friend Rick Perry exercised his constitutional authority and stood up for responsible government when he vetoed funding for a Texas agency run by someone who plead guilty to DWI and served 45 days in jail.

Tom Foley Makes a Statement on the Minimum Wage

Tom Foley Makes a Statement on the Minimum Wage

  Southington, CT –  Today, Tom Foley, Republican nominee for Governor in Connecticut, made the following statement on the minimum wage. Background: According to published reports, Governor Malloy falsely claimed during a White House conference call that Tom Foley would “roll back” Connecticut’s minimum wage. “I have been on the […]

Mark Greenberg Responds to Debut of Dark Money in 5th District Race

Mark Greenberg Responds to Debut of Dark Money in 5th District Race

WATERTOWN, Conn. — This week, a suspicious outside group placed a billboard on Route 8 in Waterbury attacking my candidacy for Connecticut’s 5th District. This introduction of dark money into the race is an unwelcome and unfortunate development, and I call on my opponent to denounce this billboard and to […]

Ameriborn News Calling Lt. Governor Race for Somers

Ameriborn News Calling Lt. Governor Race for Somers

At this late hour, it appears Republican challenger and former Groton Mayor Heather Somers has won the Republican primary tonight by around six hundred votes