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  • 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,...
  • Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming

    Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming
    For many Connecticut theatergoers, the best show around during a presidential election is not on local stages -- which may account for some disappointing box office figures when expectations were higher for some shows. "Whenever there's a national...
  • Claim Check: Pre-Election Roundup of Ads in Connecticut's Senate Race

    During the budget battles in Washington in the spring of 2011, a liberal group produced an ad featuring an elderly woman in a wheelchair being pushed through a park by a man in a suit and tie, while America the Beautiful plays in the background and...
  • 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...
  • Crime & Punishment: WWE Wrestler Allegedly Fired For Supporting Linda McMahon's Senate Campaign

    Crime & Punishment: WWE Wrestler Allegedly Fired For Supporting Linda McMahon's Senate Campaign
    There are no Chick fil-A locations in Connecticut, so Mitch Beck, an executive recruiter who is hosting a state Republican Party shindig at his home in Monroe, planned to have someone drive out to the one in Paramus, N.J., and pick up 100 sandwiches for...
  • McMahon's Media Manager Mess: Not A Good Sign For Her Campaign

    Erin Isaac, Tim Murtaugh, Todd Abrajano. Those are the names of the three people Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon has gone through in trying to find the right person to manage her campaign press operation. And it's all happened in less than...