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Bridgeport shootings bring Malloy to Ganim’s side

Mayor Joseph P. Ganim and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at Troop G in Bridgeport.

BRIDGEPORT — The body language seemed strained while photographers were briefly allowed in a room crowded with local, state and federal law enforcement called to talk to about street shootings. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sat next to Mayor Joseph P. Ganim, never quite making eye contact with the mayor whose election he once opposed as an embarrassment to Connecticut. Continue Reading →

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Ganim, Gomes and Moore keep things complicated in Bridgeport

From right, Sens. Ed Gomes and Marilyn Moore at a post-session press conference with  Rep. Stephen Stafstrom and Mayor Joseph P. Ganim.

Summer is coming to Bridgeport, where the living never is easy, not in even-number years, not for Sens. Edwin A. Gomes and Marilyn Moore. On the day after the Democratic machine denied Gomes and Moore its backing for another term, Mayor Joseph P. Ganim lavishly praised them at a public ceremony Tuesday – taking care to stop well short of an endorsement. Continue Reading →

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Clinton looks past Sanders, calls Trump, Cruz dangerous

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a rally at the University of Bridgeport on Sunday.

BRIDGEPORT – A hoarse Hillary Clinton closed her Connecticut primary campaign Sunday with an implicit nod to the supporters of her Democratic rival, Bernie Sanders, and a loud repudiation of how she says America has been divided by the anti-immigrant rhetoric of Republicans Donald J. Trump and Ted Cruz. Continue Reading →

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Ganim, Foster, compete with crowded mayoral field in Bridgeport

From right, Joe Ganim, Charles Coviello, Tony Barr, David Daniels and Mary-Jane Foster.

BRIDGEPORT – As the mini-series that is this city’s mayoral election nears its final episode, the presumptive stars of the show are competing with a colorful supporting cast hungry for air time. Joe Ganim, the ex-con and ex-mayor, and Mary-Jane Foster, the woman cast as the best hope for barring his return to city hall, seemed lost Tuesday night in a radio studio crowded with seven mayoral candidates. Continue Reading →

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Malloy congratulates Bronin, pleads for time on Ganim

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reaches behind Luke Bronin to congratulate a member of Bronin's slate.

With an appeal for Democratic unity in Hartford, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy followed a time-honored script Thursday for things to say and do after a primary. He celebrated Luke Bronin’s capture of the mayoral nomination and praised the loser, Mayor Pedro Segarra. Joe Ganim’s win in Bridgeport was another matter. Continue Reading →

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