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Rob Simmons

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  • Call Him The Anti-Dodd: Simmons Focuses On His Foe's Woes A Race For The Senate

    Three days after announcing his plan to take on Connecticut's senior senator, Rob Simmons breezed past a bunch of kids sitting in the gym of the Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London. It wasn't a political appearance: Simmons was here to...
  • Democrats Dodd, Dorgan Leaving Senate

    Democrats Dodd, Dorgan Leaving Senate
    WASHINGTON -- With the 2010 election year barely under way, two senators and one governor - all Democrats - ditched plans to run for re-election in the latest signs of trouble for President Barack Obama's party. Taken together, the decisions by Sens....
  • McMahon Aide Subpoenaed In Nevada Ethics Case

    A top political adviser to Linda McMahon, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, has been subpoenaed in the controversy surrounding U.S. Sen. John Ensign of Nevada. Mike Slanker, who served as the chief political adviser to Ensign when Ensign ran...
  • [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,...