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  • [UPDATED] WWE's Linda McMahon resigns to run for Senate against Dodd

     
    Updated: Economist Peter Schiff is also weighing a run as a Republican for Dodd's seat. Maybe The Rock and Triple H will serve as campaign managers. Linda McMahon, the chief executive officer of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., announced today she........
  • Schiff May Launch Run For Senate On Tv Today

    Peter Schiff, the broker, author and financial pundit from Weston who has already taken in more than $1 million in campaign contributions and hired a staff, is expected to announce on national television this morning that he is running for the U.S. Senate...
  • 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 McMahon Seeks GOP Nod For Dodd Seat, Promises Good Fight

    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. McMahon, who...
  • 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...
  • Dodd To Have Prostate Surgery, Still Running For Re-election

    When U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer after his annual physical in June, he kept the news largely private. It was a busy few weeks - Dodd was working on a bill to overhaul the health care system, shepherding...
  • Timeline: Christopher J. Dodd

    May 27, 1944: Born in Willimantic, the fifth of six children, to Sen. Thomas J. and Grace Murphy Dodd. 1966-68: Serves in Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic. 1968: Graduates Providence College. 1969-1975: Serves in the Army Reserve. 1970: Marries...
  • 1st Democrat Facing Dodd Senate Race

    While many in the state and national Democratic Party have lined up behind U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd, he is nevertheless about to get his first official Democratic challenger. Merrick Alpert, a Hartford-born former Air Force officer and entrepreneur,...
  • Is 'Moderate Republican' Oxymoronic?

    In a startlingly honest e-mail to supporters this week, Rob Simmons described U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter's jump to the Democrats as "devastating news" that "deeply injures our ability to be an effective minority." It's that and more. Benedict Specter's...
  • Credit card abuse crackdown: Next move

     
    by James Oliphant The Obama administration is moving to rewrite the rules of the game for credit card lenders, vowing to crack down on high interest rates and predatory practices it says contributed to the economic crisis. The drive, which......
  • 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...