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  • McMahon's Pit-Bull Campaign Manager, Media Mismanagement and the WWE Attitude

    Linda McMahon’s self-financed Republican campaign for one of Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seats has already made a name for itself for trying to run by dodging this state’s media as often as possible. Now, the former CEO of World Wrestling...
  • Is $80 Million the Market Price for a Connecticut U.S. Senate Seat?

    Former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon has now chucked more than $27 million of her own fortune into her latest Republican campaign for the U.S. Senate. It seems certain she'll spend at least another $3 million before Election Day. So,...
  • In U.S. Senate Race, McMahon And Murphy Sticking To Prepared Scripts

    On the campaign trail today, prepared statements have replaced free-wheeling press conferences, attack ads dominate and reporters are kept at a distance. These highly scripted campaigns have more in common with reality TV than with politics of the past,...
  • Controversies dim GOP hopes to take over Senate

    Controversies dim GOP hopes to take over Senate
    Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished. Whether Richard Mourdock of Indiana can move...
  • Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control

    Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber. "It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
  • Linda McMahon Defeated In Conn., Menendez Holds Seat In NJ

    Linda McMahon Defeated In Conn., Menendez Holds Seat In NJ
    In the costliest race in Connecticut history, Democratic candidate Chris Murphy defeated Republican Linda McMahon.  It was McMahon’s second loss in a row, and came at a high price. McMahon spent more than $42 million of her personal fortune –...
  • Democrats Hold onto Narrow Majority in U.S. Senate

    Democrats Hold onto Narrow Majority in U.S. Senate
    WASHINGTON -- Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat or two,...
  • One Millionaire to Another: Glad U.S. Senate Seats Can't Be Bought

    One of the more amusing responses to Republican Linda McMahon's defeat in Connecticut's U.S. Senate race came from our other U.S. Senator, Democrat Dick Blumenthal. He was commenting on the fact that ex-World Wrestling Entertainment CEO McMahon spent...
  • Romney on 47% Comments: I Was 'Completely Wrong'

    Romney on 47% Comments: I Was 'Completely Wrong'
    Mitt Romney said he was "completely wrong" when he argued that nearly half of Americans were "victims" and dependent on government. The admission came Thursday as the GOP presidential candidate sought to clarify his controversial "47%" comments....
  • Crime & Punishment: Linda McMahon Offers to Repay 35-Year Old Debts

    Crime & Punishment: Linda McMahon Offers to Repay 35-Year Old Debts
    Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon has assailed her opponent, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, about his failure to pay rent and mortgage a few years ago, even challenging the Democrat to release documents about his foreclosure scare. Reporters then asked...
  • UConn Poll Questions: Where Were All the Unaffiliateds Hiding Out?

    A closer look at last week's University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant Poll on our state's heated U.S. Senate race raises some interesting questions about who was actually answering the poll questions. Like, where the hell were all the independent...