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Rob Simmons

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  • 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,...
  • Dodd hit by his own legislative torpedo

     
    by Frank James When Sen. Chris Dodd a few weeks back added his amendment to cap Wall Street pay to the economic stimulus legislation known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, it looked in part like a move meant......
  • 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......
  • [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........
  • The curious case of Rob Simmons

     
    Our partners at the Hartford Courant write today about the fascinating developments in the Connecticut Senate primary -- a race that seemed all but over when former Rep. Rob Simmons suspended his campaign months ago. Well this week Simmons used......
  • After hedging on Senate race, Simmons back in

     
    Turns out the ad was just a teaser. After suspending his campaign and then dipping his toe back in the water, former Rep. Rob Simmons is diving back fully into the Connecticut Senate race. Our partners at The Courant report:......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...