| Nov 4, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Republican Rick Scott dug $73 million out ofÂ his deep pocketsÂ andÂ narrowly took the governor's race in Florida. But other self-funded candidates didn't do so well this year. In California, billionaire Republican Meg WhitmanÂ plowed $160...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 3:24 AM
Appointed Sen. Michael Bennet won the Democratic nomination to a full term in Colorado Tuesday night, overcoming a fierce primary challenge at home and an outbreak of anti-establishment fever nationwide. In Connecticut, Linda McMahon easily captured the...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Linda McMahon, the extremely wealthy former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, is now officially running for U.S. Senate again and this time around McMahon is promising to make a big effort to win over the women of Connecticut.
Last time (which was...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 2:10 PM
In a big boost to U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon and a blow to former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, six former state Republican chairmen on Thursday all endorsed McMahon.
The independently wealthy McMahon doesn't need any money from the chairs, but she...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Most eyes were fixed last week on the results of a new Public Policy Poll showing Democrat Chris Murphy beating Republicans Chris Shays and Linda McMahon in the 2012 contest for Joe Lieberman 's U.S. Senate seat.
While that horse race is just getting...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Lieberman was so determined to hang onto his seat in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut that he ran as an independent. Now he's leaving without a fight.
The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, who...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:06 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About
• President Obama, just back from a whirlwind European tour, flies to Joplin, Mo., to survey whirlwind storm damage.
• Serbian warlord Ratko Mladic captured after 16 years in hiding.
• Gaza border crossing...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 11:23 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named in 1640 after the town in England.
ORIGINS: The area was settled by people from Watertown, Mass., in 1640, as part of New Haven Colony. The Dutch claimed it in 1642, and the settlement remained part of New Netherland Colony...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 1:57 PM
World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon has extended an invitation to First Lady Michelle Obama, who is visiting Connecticut Monday.
"Given President Obama's previous appearance on 'Monday Night Raw', and WWE's dedication to giving back to the...
| 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....
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:42 PM
Republican Tom Foley conceded the gubernatorial election Monday to Democrat Dannel Malloy, saying that various problems with voting in Bridgeport were not enough to overturn the outcome of the race.
The official results show that Foley lost by more...