Tag Archives: politics

Under Construction

Richard C. Lee portrait in New Haven City Hall

“We are taking the town out of the 18th century and projecting it into the 21st.”

Even for a politician, that was a hyperbolic way of casting New Haven’s urban renewal program …

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Under Construction

Richard C. Lee official portrait

“We are taking the town out of the 18th century and projecting it into the 21st.”

Even for a politician, that was a hyperbolic way of casting New Haven’s urban renewal program of the 1950s and ’60s.…

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In Polls We Trust

Doug Schwartz, director of the Quinnipiac Polling Institute

It’s late morning, and the rows and rows of tidy carrels on the first floor of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute are empty. The room is dim, and very quiet.

In fact, with an election just…

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Coming to Terms

John DeStefano Jr.

On New Year’s Day, 2014, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. will step down and Mayor-Elect Toni Harp will step up.

You might think that after serving a record-setting 10 two-year terms at the helm of a city…

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In Polls We Trust

Quinnipiac University Polling Institute

It’s late morning, and the rows and rows of tidy carrels on the first floor of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute are empty. The room is dim, and very quiet.

In fact, with the presidential election just around the corner, …

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The Other Super Tuesday

Christopher Arnott says, "Vote!"

You might think that the most embarrassing moment for me during my month-long run for co-chair of the Democratic Town Committee New Haven’s Ward 2 was being mistaken for a Republican.

On election day, several passers-by assumed that because Super …

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