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In 2006, he was the progressive darling who rode a wave of opposition to the Iraq War and nearly succeeded in picking off a U.S. Senator. In 2010, he was the centrist businessman whose campaign for governor failed to catch fire. Now Ned Lamont is back, making his second run for the state's top office.
This gave newcomers Jacey Wyatt of Branford, the first transgender woman to run for governor, and Guy Smith of Greenwich, a former business executive, the same opportunity as the better-known hopefuls, six of whom — Ned Lamont, Jonathan Harris, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Hartford Mayor Luke ...

Ned Lamont, of Greenwich, warned there is a lot at stake this November. “I can tell you, Republicans are gunning for this state,” Lamont said. “They want to turn this into a red state. Wherever you are from, whatever your background, you're welcome here.” His experience as a communications executive ...
He said he had also considered Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont and, early on, was for Comptroller Kevin Lembo before Lembo exited the crowded gubernatorial contest. Ganim, however, was never a consideration, Gomes said, though he had nothing negative to say about hizzoner. Given recent ...
She has lived in Greenwich for much of her life — the town where her father, Paul Hicks III, served on the board of selectmen with Democrat Ned Lamont, a little-known local official at the time who later burst onto the national stage by defeating U.S. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman in a hotly contested primary in ...
Each state has seven electoral votes. Among supporters of the national popular vote in Connecticut are several candidates for state office, including gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont, state treasurer candidate Dita Bhargava and attorney general hopeful Rep. William Tong, along with more than a dozen ...

Harris, 53, a former mayor and state senator from West Hartford, enters the race having demonstrated an ability to raise the $250,000 necessary to qualify for public financing, while lacking the name recognition of former U.S. Senate nominee Ned Lamont and former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz, ...
The two Republicans were followed by two well-known Democrats who have run in statewide races: former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz of Middletown at 10 percent and Greenwich cable television entrepreneur Ned Lamont at 8.8 percent. In a huge field, none of the other candidates exceeded 1 ...
Campus correspondent Andrew Miano interviewed Democratic candidate for the governor of Connecticut Ned Lamont over the phone on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Lamont addressed the 2018 Election, infrastructure spending and his vision for Connecticut. The full transcript of the interview follows.
Gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont got wind of the controversy during a Democratic Town Committee appearance Tuesday night in Wilton. He said Tracy Murray, who was a field organizer for his 2006 U.S. Senate race, apologized for missing his remarks and said she was late because her daughter was ...
The Wilton Democratic Town Committee welcomed four candidates for state government at its meeting on Tuesday evening, Feb. 6: Jonathan Harris and Ned Lamont, both seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, attorney general hopeful Chris Mattei, and Arunan Arulampalam, who is running for ...
On Wednesday, Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont, arguably one of the better-known contenders, jumped into the race. Lamont defeated former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman in the 2006 Democratic primary but later lost to Lieberman, who ran as an independent, in the general election. Lamont said he ...
Businessman Ned Lamont who, like Foley, had a fortune to bankroll his campaign, had gained national attention when he ran on an anti-Iraq War platform and defeated Sen. Joe Lieberman in the 2006 party primary. Lamont then lost to Lieberman in the general election when the senator remained in the ...
On Wednesday, Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont, arguably one of the better-known contenders, jumped into the race. Lamont defeated former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman in the 2006 Democratic primary but later lost to Lieberman, who ran as an independent, in the general election. Lamont said he ...
Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz showed signs Tuesday night of edging toward a run for the Democratic nomination for governor as Lamont began polling and allies of Bysiewicz helped expel Middletown Mayor Dan Drew, an early candidate for governor and a rival for support in their shared political ...
Greenwich businessman and Democrat Ned Lamont said Wednesday he is launching a bid to become Connecticut's next governor. Lamont, 64, is well-known to voters since his failed 2010 gubernatorial run and his upset of then-U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman in a primary in 2006. (Lieberman ultimately ran and ...
As Middletown Mayor Dan Drew has withdrawn his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor, zillionaire Ned Lamont has rushed in with an appeal to the left side of the party Drew was pandering to. In a two-minute video beginning his campaign this week, Lamont declared, "We've been failed ...

Ned Lamont, a Democrat who entered the race Wednesday, told the audience of more than 300 that electronic tolls are necessary begin transportation improvements vital to the state's economic growth. “I'm going to make it a priority from day one,” Lamont said, drawing applause from union members, ...
GREENWICH, Conn. – Greenwich's Ned Lamont officially filed paperwork Wednesday with the Connecticut Secretary of the State to launch his bid to become Connecticut's next governor. Lamont, a Democrat, made his announcements in emails to supporters and video (above). This is his second run for ...
Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont was one of nine democratic and unaffiliated gubernatorial candidates who spoke for ten minutes each at a breakfast forum at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville on Friday morning to talk about their transportation plans as governor. (Patrick Raycraft / Hartford Courant).
Ned Lamont, the Greenwich millionaire who rose to national prominence when he defeated then-Sen. Joseph Lieberman in a 2006 Democratic primary, is entering the crowded contest to become Connecticut's next governor, his second bid for the office. Lamont announced his candidacy in an email and ...
Ned Lamont and Linda McMahon are recent examples. This year's vintage is Westport tech entrepreneur Steve Obsitnik, who has created or ...
This could be the time for a third-party victory, or at least a strong bid, in the race for governor — with voter anger aimed at both parties.
But he's no Ned Lamont or Linda McMahon, who together poured tens of millions into their failed Senate campaigns. But Rapini has something ...
Many Connecticut Democrats voted against him when he was defeated by Greenwich anti-war activist Ned Lamont in the 2006 Democratic ...
Ned Lamont, a Greenwich cable television entrepreneur who ran for governor in 2010 and U.S. Senate in 2006, said his fellow Democrat ...
“I think when it comes to Democrats in the state, it's such a complicated mess,” said Ned Lamont, the Greenwich cable television entrepreneur ...
A decade after his primary challenge to Sen. Joe Lieberman, Ned Lamont joins us to discuss that race and the politicial situation today.
When Ned Lamont waged an insurgent antiwar campaign in 2006 against Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, he electrified Hollywood celebrities, ...
Ned Lamont, who served with Paul Hicks as a selectmen and went on to run for U.S. Senate and governor, downplayed the coincidence.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer takes questions after Democrats held an emergency caucus meeting on investigating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on February 15, 2017.
But Ned Lamont, a Greenwich Democrat who ran for U.S. Senate and governor, said Himes was doing a good job, fighting Trump in a "measured" way.
Joe Lieberman lost in the Democratic primary to anti-Iraq War candidate Ned Lamont, he formed the interestingly named Connecticut for Lieberman Party to stay on the ballot for the general election (it seemed to us Lieberman for Connecticut would have ...
R. Nelson "Oz" Griebel, longtime chief executive officer of the MetroHartford Alliance, has been active in state, regional and city public policy for nearly two decades.
R. Nelson "Oz" Griebel, longtime chief executive officer of the MetroHartford Alliance, has been active in state, regional and city public policy for nearly two decades.
August 8, 2006 - Lieberman is defeated in Connecticut's Democratic Senate primary by Ned Lamont. Lieberman then announces he will run in the election as an Independent.
Stewart McKinney of Fairfield and then later served on the Greenwich Board of Selectmen in the late 1980s with a young, little-known Democrat named Ned Lamont. "Among the new hires,'' Time states, "Hicks is particularly valued for her fearlessness in ...
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Watchup had raised $4.3 million from its investors, which also included a number of news veterans, such as Ned Lamont, founder of Campus Televideo; former Wall Street Journal executives; and NextNews Ventures ...
"He's got some friends on the Democratic side still, so I think it was savvy to have him introduce Betsy," says Ned Lamont, who defeated Lieberman in Connecticut's Senate Democratic primary in 2006 before losing to him in the general election.
Yet many of the same pundits and propagandists who've crusaded for "free speech" this year also sneered at Ned Lamont's campaign of 2006 against Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman, a champion of the Iraq War; they also lambasted the political ...
Greenwichite Ned Lamont ran an insurgent campaign for U.S. Senate in 2006, defeating U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman in a Democratic primary before losing to him in the general election.
Yet many of the same pundits and propagandists who've crusaded for "free speech" this year also sneered at Ned Lamont's campaign of 2006 against Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman, a champion of the Iraq War; they also lambasted the political ...
For the past eight years of the Barack Obama presidency, the moderate Democrat, perhaps best represented by the much reviled former Connecticut U.S.
For the past eight years of the Barack Obama presidency, the moderate Democrat, perhaps best represented by the much reviled former Connecticut U.S.
NEW BRITAIN - Candidates running for the Connecticut General Assembly will be on hand Thursday at Central Connecticut State University for the 2016 Candidate Forum.
Shays was the token Republican at the $1,000-minimum per person reception, where he said he was happy to be in attendance when introduced by the event's co-host, Democrat Ned Lamont. Shays frequently interjected during Plouffe's remarks, from saying ...
There are institutional factors; who doubts that the president's first couple of years would have been closer to what he was talking about in the campaign had Joe Lieberman been whipped by Ned Lamont and/or the Baucus family had sent young Max to ...
... the Working Families Party didn't always have a contentious relationship: Malloy received the party's full-throated support in 2010, when he backed a law mandating paid sick leave while his Democratic primary opponent, businessman Ned Lamont, did not.
... the Working Families Party didn't always have a contentious relationship: Malloy received the party's full-throated support in 2010, when he backed a law mandating paid sick leave while his Democratic primary opponent, businessman Ned Lamont, did not.
The couple met during the summer of 2006 while working on the primary campaign for Ned Lamont, a Democrat, who ran for United States Senate in Connecticut.


 

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