Post Tagged with: "Senate"

Cloutless Connecticut

Seniority equals clout in the U.S. Congress. New Senators and House members entering the portals of the U.S. Capitol are expected to be seen and not heard for their first year or so in office. Both Connecticut’s U.S. Senators are new arrivals. Senator Richard Blumenthal, who appears to be having […]

Matthew Rutherford Confirmed As Assistant Secretary For Financial Markets

WASHINGTON – Matthew Rutherford was confirmed by the United States Senate yesterday to serve as the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Financial Markets. In this role, Rutherford will advise the Secretary on broad matters of domestic finance; financial markets; federal, state and local finance; and federal government […]

by · August 3, 2012 · 0 comments · U.S. News
Avon RTC Meet the Candidates Saturday July 28th

Avon RTC Meet the Candidates Saturday July 28th

The Republican Town Committees from Avon, Canton , Farmington and Simsbury invite residents to stop in for coffee and donuts with the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House-5th District, State Senate and State House of Representatives.

by · July 27, 2012 · 0 comments · William Landers

Dick Morris Endorses Mark Greenberg in 5th District Republican Primary

Mark Greenberg today announced that he has received the endorsement of Dick Morris in the 5th District Republican primary.

by · July 23, 2012 · 2 comments · Video, William Landers

Congressman Michael Burgess Endorses Cruz for Senate

AUSTIN—U.S. Representative Michael Burgess, R-Lewisville, made the following statement Monday regarding his endorsement of Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate: “I’m proud to endorse Ted Cruz for Senate. Our nation is facing a fiscal and economic crisis, and now is the time for people to speak with a clear conservative voice […]

by · July 3, 2012 · 0 comments · Politics

American Conservative Union Announces Inaugural Conservative Ratings of the Colorado General Assembly

Country’s Leading Conservative Organization Rating State Legislators, First of 15 States in 2012 DENVER, CO – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its inaugural ACU Ratings of the Colorado General Assembly during an event in Denver, Colorado, honoring the Centennial State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots […]

Former U.S. Senate Conservative Candidate Peter Lumaj endorses Mark Greenberg for Congress

Brookfield, CT – A crowd of enthusiastic supporters turned out for Mark Greenberg (R), a fifth district congressional candidate, this late Thursday afternoon. Earlier this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court made history and nationwide news with a 5 to 4 vote that found the health care bill initiated under President […]

Newton Before Redemption

  The conversation below has been lifted from Richard Bronson’s new book, “The War at the Shore,” an account of the struggle between Donald Trump and Steve Wynn over control of Atlantic City gambling interests. These words, perhaps harsh, were uttered by Ernie Newton before he ascended to Connecticut’s State […]

by · June 17, 2012 · 0 comments · Don Pesci

Donovan, DeLuca And the Moral Obligations Of The General Assembly

Republican Senate Minority Leader John McKinney called upon Democratic Speaker of the House Chris Donovan to relinquish his position as Speaker following the arrest of his former finance chairman, Robert Braddock, for having concealed the identity of a donor, likely an FBI plant, who wanted to kill tax legislation on […]

by · June 11, 2012 · 0 comments · Don Pesci, Political Commentary

House Grills Donovan

“Embattled” is a word you do not want waltzing around with your name on the eve of a U.S. Congressional election. “Embattled 5th District Congress candidate Chris Donovan,” the Register Citizen reported, “in a taping of WFSB TV’s ‘Face the State’ Thursday, said he has no plans to quit the […]

by · June 8, 2012 · 0 comments · Don Pesci