Gov. Dannel Malloy (D, CT) flees disaster relief press conference?

    Via AoSHQ Headlines: turns out that Connecticut’s new governor Dannel Malloy (D) is not exactly the swiftest in the pack when it comes to first-response to natural disaster. As you probably remember, the Northeast was hit by a freak snowstorm on the weekend of October 29th: depending on which report you read, somewhere between 116,000 and 300,000 Connecticut residents remain without power, ten days later. | Read More »

    Gov. Jodi Rell (R, CT) not running for re-election.

    This is interesting. HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell says she will not seek re-election next year. Rell made the announcement in a news conference with reporters Monday at the statehouse in Hartford. The article indicates that her personal polling has slipped – all the way down to 59%; she was also looking at a Q-poll which had her six points ahead* her | Read More »

    CT Dems Encourage Chris Dodd to Quit

    The Connecticut State Senate is rushing through legislation to strip (Republican) Governor Jodi Rell of her power to appoint a successor to Senator Chris Dodd, if he should resign his office: In another controversial bill, the Senate Democrats voted early Friday morning to remove Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s power to appoint a U.S. Senator in case of a vacancy. Instead, there would be a | Read More »