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Joe Lieberman Won’t Run in 2012…For Anything

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Connecticut, Independents, Lieberman

The initial reports today speculated about presidential aspirations. But what tomorrow’s press conference is really about is his intentions for the Senate. Politico has the story… Lieberman will announce that he will not seek re-election Wednesday in Stamford, Conn., ending months of speculation about whether Lieberman would run as an independent, a Republican, a Democrat, […]

January 18th, 2011 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Blumenthal Beat McMahon In Connecticut Senate Race

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Connecticut, Democrats, Elections, Republicans

One! Two! Three! With less than 1% or precincts reporting, Blumenthal leads by 62%-36%, and has been projected as the winner by Fox News and NBC News. (Keep in mind that with so few precincts in, the margin is likely to fluctuate considerably throughout the night — the current numbers are not final.) McMahon apparently […]

November 2nd, 2010 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama Wins New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey

New Hampshire was expected, but still a swing state in the grand scheme of things. The others were not surprises in the least. A total of 56 electoral votes. Tweet

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Courts Legalize Same-Sex Marriage in Connecticut

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Connecticut, Marriage, Sexuality

Same-sex marriage is now legal in Connecticut by decree of the state’s supreme court. Once again, a matter that should be decided through the democratic process is usurped by the courts. What’s really unfortunate is that Connecticut was the first state to allow civil unions not because of a court order, but because of a […]

October 10th, 2008 | Permalink| 11 Comments »

Rasmussen: Obama Up 17 In Connecticut

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Connecticut, Democrats, Independents, McCain, Polls, Republicans

Obama – 52% McCain – 35% Connecticut is usually a pretty faithfully blue state, so the sole reason I post this is Obama only lead McCain by 3 points last month. The demo details… In Connecticut, Obama has a solid 58% to 30% lead among women, but just a five point advantage among men. Among […]

July 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

When Will Lieberman Apologize To Lamont?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Connecticut, Democrats, History, Independents, Internet, Lieberman, Technology

Back in Fall 2006, Joe’s website went down and his campaign blamed the rival Ned Lamont’s campaign…mostly because the netroots were backing Lamont and it was an easy accusation to make against bloggers. Well, it turns out that not only did Lamont not have anything to do with it, but Lieberman’s people knew the real […]

April 10th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Obama Wins Connecticut

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Connecticut

Fox just called it, but it’s a close race and they’ll probably split the delegates. Still, Hillary didn’t get the tri-state sweep, so that’s a good win for Obama tonight. Tweet

February 5th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Polls Show Obama Closing On Hillary

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, California, Connecticut, Democrats, Hillary, Massachusetts, New York

First the national poll from Gallup, which shows that last week Clinton was up by 16 points. Now the gap is 6 points. Clinton 42% (-2) Obama 36% (+3) Edwards 12% (-2) Then Kennedy’s endorsement has helped Obama in Massachusetts… A Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of the Massachusetts Democratic Presidential Primary finds Hillary Clinton attracting […]

January 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 8 Comments »