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Rob Simmons

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Needs To Say He Won't Run In 2010

    If Sen. Chris Dodd truly cares about President Obama's reform agenda, Connecticut and his party, he will gracefully step back and not run for re-election next year. That might be the only way to save this seat for a Democrat and snatch the red meat out...
  • Dodd, In Connecticut, Criticizes Treasury Officials

    Dodd, In Connecticut, Criticizes Treasury Officials
    After enduring days of withering criticism for his role in the AIG bonus debacle, U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd returned home to Connecticut on Friday in a feisty mood. Dodd expressed frustration that Treasury Department officials "didn't have the...
  • 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...