| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Linda McMahon is promoting her U.S. Senate candidacy on the "personalized" radio website Pandora — possibly targeting Connecticut listeners who are both likely Republican primary voters and enjoy wrestling theme songs.
Over on Capitol Report...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 1:22 PM
You know we’ve reached a new stage of uber-weirdness when Connecticut’s former election law watchdog becomes a front-man for a new SuperPAC formed to raise millions of dollars for a candidate who allegedly hates SuperPACs.
The former state...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 6:50 AM
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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:02 PM
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 –...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:21 PM
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?...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:32 PM
One Connecticut Republican who may have come out of last week’s elections as a significant loser wasn’t even running for anything. He has his eye on 2014 and he can’t be too happy when he reads the entrails of this election’s GOP...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:45 AM
In the 11th hour of her Senate campaign, Republican Linda McMahon tried to align herself with President Barack Obama in Connecticut's overwhelmingly Democratic cities. Flyers distributed in Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven featured pictures of both...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:00 AM
When you look at the final numbers, pollsters like Quinnipiac University's Douglas Schwartz came out of this election looking pretty good.
Predictions about Obama's victory were nearly on the money. Republican candidate Linda McMahon's U.S. Senate...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Post-election, Republican analysts are attempting to determine "what went wrong" by interpreting voting patterns based on skin color, gender and income, very accessible statistics. Yet, news coverage reveals an electorate expressing a profound moral...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:20 AM
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.