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Rob Simmons

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  • Simmons Readies For More Battles: Congressman Upbeat After Election Defeat

    He sits on a wicker chair in a small, messy studio apartment. The Venetian blinds rattle and the smell of Mexican spices from the restaurant across the street flavors the air. This is Rob Simmons' home for one more day. Simmons still looks like a...
  • Simmons Interview: Taking Care Of Baco Bits

    U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons, R-2nd District, spoke to The Courant's editorial board on Jan. 26. The following are edited excerpts from the talk. On congressional earmarks Should Congress get rid of earmarks (the process by which Congress members' favorite...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • October 5, 2008

    CONNECTICUT'S NEW MAVERICK? 2nd District Congressman Joe Courtney is the only member from the Connecticut delegation to vote against the 700 billion dollar bail-out bill.Now that a revised version is on his plate, we'll talk to him directly from our...
  • 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...
  • 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...