Post Tagged with: "House"

Dean Enters The Gubernatorial Race

  Attorney Martha Dean – Colin McEnroe calls her “old blue eyes”  – is the equivalent in Connecticut of Sarah Palin nationally, the woman from the wrong side of the political tracks who those fighting the “war against women” love to denigrate. The abhorrence is palpable, and possibly a bit misogynistic. Hartford Courant columnist […]

Foley’s Charges

  Here is an accurate transcript of a conversation between Dennis House of Face the State and former Ambassador to Ireland Tom Foley. Mr. Foley hopes to secure the Republican Party’s nomination for governor. Neither Mr. Foley nor Governor Dannel Malloy has as yet formally announced their respective bids for the […]

Esty, Roraback, Donovan and the Correlation of Forces

  The question before the house now that Speaker of the state House Chris Donovan has been bested in a Democratic primary by former state Representative Elizabeth Esty is: Will Mr. Donovan join a majority of Democrats in Connecticut and support the people’s choice for the U.S. Congress in the […]

by · August 19, 2012 · 0 comments · Don Pesci, Political Commentary
Crony Capitalist Democrats

Crony Capitalist Democrats

It began as a “First Five” program and then, as happens with the usual governmental fix, quickly expanded, while retaining in its name the modest number “Five.” The day after Democratic voters in Connecticut went to the primary polls and chose Elizabeth Esty over Chris Dovovan in the 5th District […]

by · August 16, 2012 · 0 comments · Don Pesci, Political Commentary
Ameriborn News Endorses Congressman Chris Murphy in Democrat U.S. Senate Primary

Ameriborn News Endorses Congressman Chris Murphy in Democrat U.S. Senate Primary

Tomorrow’s Connecticut Primary in the democrat party where two candidates are vying to be on the November ballot is between two former state house representatives – Susan Bysiewicz, who later went on to become the Secretary of State, and Christopher Murphy, who went on to the State Senate and then the United States Congress when he won the seat over veteran Republican Nancy Johnson in 2006. Murphy is the party endorsed candidate from the May convention. Bysiewicz garnered enough votes from delegates for the right to primary.

by · August 13, 2012 · 0 comments · Politics, William Landers
Mitt Romney today announced Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate.

Mitt Romney today announced Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate.

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan is in his seventh term in Congress representing Wisconsin’s First Congressional District.  He is Chairman of the House Budget Committee, where he has worked tirelessly leading the effort to reign in federal spending and increase accountability to taxpayers. He also serves on the House Ways and […]

Jordan Outed, McKinney Calls for Legislative Investigation

Citing “sources close to the investigation” of Speaker of the State House Chris Donovan’s 5th District campaign for the U.S. Senate, Hartford Courant investigative reporter Jon Lender fingered Laura Jordon as the“campaign aide who gave inside information to then Donovan campaign manager Joshua Nassi. Prior to Ms. Jordon’s outing as […]

by · August 5, 2012 · 0 comments · Don Pesci, Political Commentary

Statement by Lisa Wilson Foley on Republican Report on Donovan’s Early Release Program

The recent report by the Connecticut House Republicans raises some major concerns about the manner in which dangerous felons are released back into the population. It seems clear that this policy must be reexamined and immediate steps taken to ensure public safety. The early release program was a tragic stain […]

by · July 17, 2012 · 0 comments · Politics, William Landers

Masked Murphy The Shape Shifter

  The AFL-CIO union endorsements of U.S. Representative Chris Murphy, now running for U.S Senator Joe Lieberman’s seat in congress, caught no one by surprise. Unions have been riding Mr. Murphy during his three terms in the Congress, and there simply is no point changing horses in the middle of […]

Rowland On A River

As the John Rowland-Brian Foley FBI investigation unfolds, it will be important to bear in mind that neither Mr. Rowland nor Lisa Wilson Foley, Brian Foley’s wife, is an active politician. According to a report in the Register Citizen,“A federal grand jury is investigating Rowland’s connections to the 5th District […]

by · June 26, 2012 · 0 comments · Don Pesci, Political Commentary