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Rob Simmons

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  • Poll Shows Courtney Leading Sullivan

    U.S. Rep. Joseph Courtney, a Democrat who won the nation's closest congressional race two years ago, has better than 2-1 lead in his first re-election campaign, according to a poll released today. The Center for Survey Research and Analysis at the...
  • Simmons' Job Among Those Considered For Elimination

    One of the state's high-profile employees, former U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons, could see his job as the state's business advocate disappear today. Legislators, who are meeting today in special session to close an estimated budget gap of more than $300 million,...
  • General Assembly approves town assistance plan

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - State legislators took a $300 million bite out of the state's budget deficit Monday night by passing a mid-year mitigation plan, but it won't be enough to mop up all of Connecticut's growing pool of red ink. Legislative leaders...
  • March 22, 2009

    The Real Story---SENATOR DODD, AIG, AND SIMMONS WILL RUN! (Segments 1 & 2) Senator Christopher Dodd says don't blame him for those AIG bonuses, blame the Obama Administration.Why Connecticut's Senior Senator is once again in the hot seat. Plus, Former...
  • Caligiuri announces Dodd challenge

      State Sen. Sam Caligiuri is the latest Republican to announce his intention to challenge Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd next year.         Caligiuri announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination Tuesday while standing on his front lawn...
  • 2nd Congressional District Candidates Meet For Debate

    2nd Congressional District Candidates Meet For Debate
    Unable to afford a major advertising campaign, Republican Sean Sullivan tried to maximize the free exposure of a public broadcasting debate in Enfield Tuesday night by scuffing up the record of freshman U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney, D-2nd District....
  • Joe Courtney Re-Elected To Congress By Wide Margin

    Incumbent Democrat Joseph P. Courtney broke the photo-finish hex in the state's 2nd Congressional District Tuesday, sweeping through eastern Connecticut in overwhelming fashion and crushing Republican challenger Sean Sullivan. With 86 of 149 precincts...
  • Apathy? Not.

    Apathy? Not.
    Yale University junior Zach Marks was sitting in a college dining hall shaking his head at his friend. The two students had started out discussing how each of their preferred candidates could beat whomever the Republicans nominated. But within minutes,...
  • WWE's Linda McMahon seeks GOP nod for Senator Chris Dodd's seat

    WWE's Linda McMahon seeks GOP nod for Senator Chris Dodd's seat
    Linda E. McMahon is a mother, philanthropist, member of the State Board of Education, and CEO — as well as occasional performer — of the multimillion-dollar World Wrestling Entertainment empire. Now she's also a candidate for U.S. Senate....
  • WWE's Linda McMahon Jumps Into Connecticut Senate Race

    WWE's Linda McMahon Jumps Into Connecticut Senate Race
    The bid for senator in Connecticut is shaping up to be a heated battle as the CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment has jumped into the ring. Linda McMahon resigned as the head honcho of the wrestling company Wednesday in order to seek the Republican...
  • Blumenthal Calls Vietnam Serviced Comments Misplaced Words

    Blumenthal Calls Vietnam Serviced Comments Misplaced Words
    Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday conceded he had "misspoken" in claiming repeatedly that he served in Vietnam, dismissing the furor as a matter of "a few misplaced words." At a news conference backed by veterans, the popular...