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  • Linda McMahon Pins Connecticut Senate Nomination

    Linda McMahon Pins Connecticut Senate Nomination
    Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon has won the Connecticut Senate nomination.  On Tuesday, McMahon defeated former U.S. Representative Christopher Shays in the Republican GOP Primary.  This is the second time McMahon has been chosen over a veteran...
  • McMahon and Murphy Launch Senate Campaigns

    McMahon and Murphy Launch Senate Campaigns
    The general election campaign for U.S. Senate was only hours old Wednesday when Republican Linda McMahon launched a robocall to 300,000 senior citizen households accusing Democratic rival Chris Murphy of voting to cut Medicare by $700 billion. Murphy,...
  • Dems Dump Donovan, Republicans Bet On McMahon, and Maybe That's Why Connecticut is a Blue State

    Dems Dump Donovan, Republicans Bet On McMahon, and Maybe That's Why Connecticut is a Blue State
    With hindsight, the results of this week’s Connecticut primaries seem to fit the established patterns of both major parties in this state. Connecticut Primary Lesson No. 1: Democratic voters decided it wasn’t smart to choose a 5th...
  • Our Next U.S. Senator, Brought To You By The Women Of Connecticut

    When I see the latest Linda McMahon ad, the one that reveals her as a thoughtful listener who "feels like your next door neighbor," I'm reminded of a few prominent male Republicans who have told me that women close to them will never vote for her. Her...
  • Voters Pick Untainted Candidates

    Voters Pick Untainted Candidates
    Political party loyalists in Tuesday's primary elections sent a pretty clear message: We don't care if you're filthy rich, little known or spent your life in government — we can still vote for you. But extremists and candidates tainted by scandal?...
  • Candidates Burn Millions For Measly Turnout

    There's something wrong here. Permit me to bore you with some numbers. In 2010, Chris Murphy beat Sam Caligiuri 118,000 to 102,000 in Connecticut's 5th Congressional District. In 2008, a presidential year and therefore a better comparison to 2012, it...
  • Bruised Losers Face Campaigns' Bumpy Finish

    "Politics is tough," Simsbury Republican Lisa Wilson-Foley observed as she conceded the 5th Congressional District party primary to state Sen. Andrew Roraback Tuesday night. A last-minute attack on second-place finisher Mark Greenberg revealed Wilson-...
  • GOP Contenders Decry 'Legitimate Rape' Drivel, But What Could They Do In D.C.?

    The two Connecticut Republicans with excellent shots at election to Congress this year — Linda McMahon and Andrew Roraback — on Monday were quick to denounce the ignorant comments about rape and women by the GOP Senate nominee from Missouri....
  • The Millionaires' Curse: Will the State's GOP Continue Running Rich Losers?

    The Millionaires' Curse: Will the State's GOP Continue Running Rich Losers?
    Republican millionaires have a pretty lousy record running for high office in Connecticut. Linda McMahon's hideously expensive effort ($100 million for self-funded U.S. Senate campaigns in 2010 and 2012) is only the latest and costliest failure. Tom...
  • 11/9/2012-So Long Linda

    11/9/2012-So Long Linda
    This makes at least four high profile Connecticut multi-millionaires in the last 32 years to go down in flames trying to buy a political office; Joel Schiavone, Ned Lamont, Tom Foley and Linda Mcmahon. Can we safely say that we voters can't be bought?...
  • Obama Must Step Up His Political Diplomacy

    On Election Day, I almost blew it. Thinking that I was still registered to vote in Windsor, I went to cast my vote at Poquonock Elementary School. There I was told by a volunteer that I had to go to New Britain City Hall and get an application for a...