| Dec 11, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Obama Democrats flock to help keep Dodd a senator for a sixth time....
| Mar 18, 2010
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon grew wealthy presiding over a wrestling empire once known for its lingerie-clad divas, sexually charged trash talk, cartoony violence between men with impossibly large muscles and, occasionally, kicks to...
| May 18, 2010
| 9:03 AM
Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday conceded he had "misspoken" in claiming repeatedly that he served in Vietnam, dismissing the furor as a matter of "a few misplaced words."
At a news conference backed by veterans, the popular...
| May 19, 2010
Richard Blumenthal calls them "misplaced words."
The attorney general and presumptive Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate has said on a few occasions that he served "in" Vietnam; he actually spent the war years stateside and now says he meant to say he...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 8:39 AM
A simple goodwill message to the troops by President Obama has become tangled in questions over World Wrestling Entertainment and the shadow it has cast over the Senate campaign of its former CEO, Greenwich Republican Linda McMahon.
| Jan 5, 2010
| 9:52 PM
Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd, a five-term Democrat whose political stock began falling after the financial meltdown and his failed 2008 presidential bid, has decided not to seek re-election in November, Democratic officials told The Associated...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 11:56 AM
WASHINGTON -- With the 2010 election year barely under way, two senators and one governor - all Democrats - ditched plans to run for re-election in the latest signs of trouble for President Barack Obama's party.
Taken together, the decisions by Sens....
| Dec 20, 2009
Before she was the multimillionaire CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, dressing in Chanel suits, mingling with media moguls and dreaming of becoming a U.S. senator, Linda McMahon was broke.
It was 1976. McMahon and her husband, Vincent K. McMahon, had...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 4:09 PM
The Republican field running for U.S. Senate features two candidates who acknowledge a history of non-participation in the electoral process.
Does it matter?
Linda McMahon seems to think so. Writing on her blog the other day, McMahon says she's sorry...
| Nov 2, 2010
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats.
The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 8:34 PM
It was the most expensive political contest in the state's history, and one of the nastiest and most colorful. But in the end, Tuesday's election for the U.S. Senate was as easy a win for Democrat Richard Blumenthal as had been predicted at the start....