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Linda Mcmahon

MYSTERY: Questions Surround Millionaire Senate Candidate Linda McMahon's Bankruptcy Filing

Connecticut Post | Brian Lockhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Linda and Vince McMahon's personal bankruptcy, a key element in the rags-to-riches tale propelling her surging candidacy for the U.S. Senate, is a mys...

'Foley Is Good: And The Real World Is Faker Than Wrestling'

Jason Pinter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jason Pinter

"One part hardcore badass and one part lovable dork had proven to be a successful formula." --from Foley is Good: And the Real World is Faker than Wre...

Wrestlemania: Linda McMahon's Senate Campaign

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Some people want to build a wall between the United States and Mexico. I've got a better idea -- let's build a giant steel cage around Mexico.

Arthur Delaney

Millionaire Candidate: Consider Cutting Minimum Wage | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Linda McMahon, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, suggested Thursday that the U.S. ought to take a second look at the federal mi...

Linda McMahon's Body Count

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Welcome to the race for Senator of Connecticut, where McMahon is self-funding her campaign on the bodies of the dead wrestlers who have built the billion-dollar empire that is World Wrestling Entertainment.

CT-Sen: 52% Blumenthal (D), 40% McMahon (R) (Blumenthal 9/20-23)

Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Swanson

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (D) for Richard Blumenthal 9/20-23/10; 606 likely voters Mode: Live telephone interviews (CQ post) Connecticut 2010 Senate...

Mark Blumenthal

Connecticut Senate Race: Polls Show McMahon Gaining on Blumenthal | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We have seen some hopeful polls for Democrats in recent days, but the last 24 hours brings results that will cheer Republicans and restore Democratic ...

Sam Stein

Linda McMahon Camp Disputes Report She Called For Dismantling Education Department | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Connecticut Republican Linda McMahon's campaign is pushing back against a Thursday report that she would consider voting to eliminate the Department o...

Jason Linkins

WaPo Widget Tracks Self-Funders | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another thing that the rich people are doing? Funding their own, often quixotic runs for office! We've been happily following our favorite self-funde...

'Mothers Opposing McMahon' Ad Targets Linda McMahon's Professional Wrestling Past

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Mothers Opposing McMahon," a group funded by the Connecticut Democratic Party, is out with a new ad seeking to ensure that one of Republican Senate c...

WWE Deaths Fuel McMahon Criticism, Doubts

The New Haven Register | Ed Stannard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The recent deaths of two former performers for World Wrestling Entertainment have intensified the spotlight on Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda ...

Businesswomen Jumpstart 2010 Elections

Amy Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Wilkinson

Some have declared 2010 "The Year of the Woman" in politics. More apt, we should dub this year "The Year of the Businesswoman". Take a close look at...

Sam Stein

Linda McMahon Says Entitlement Reform 'Not A Campaign Issue' While Attacking Opponent On Entitlement Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There have been a host of Republican candidates for Senate -- chief among them Sharron Angle and Rand Paul -- who have taken heat this election cycle ...

Jason Linkins

Midterm Madness, Part Three: August And Everything After | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Once upon a time, political wags used to talk about the "silly season" as a portion of the campaign calendar where everyone sort of loses their mind f...

Climate Change Emerges As Hot Button Issue As GOP Candidates Question Global Warming

Politico | Darren Samuelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fueled by anti-Obama rhetoric and news articles purportedly showing scientists manipulating their own data, Republicans running for the House, Senate ...

A New Kind of Toughness?

Marie Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marie Wilson

Balancing toughness and empathy has always been a slippery slope for women leaders to navigate. Will a trend of women in power pushing these boundaries result in the policies that will benefit us all?

David vs. Goliath Double Header in Connecticut

Nick Nyhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Nyhart

Federal races would look more like Connecticut state elections if the Fair Elections Now Act was enacted. Non-millionaire candidates would have more than a fighting chance when running against bottomless pockets.

Linda McMahon, Connecticut Senate Candidate, Expects More Attacks Over Wrestling Past

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Linda McMahon took her Connecticut Republican Senate primary title belt to the morning shows Wednesday to talk about her victory, her plans to win in ...

Linda McMahon Wins GOP Primary For Connecticut Senate Seat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon has fended off a late challenge from former Congressman Rob Simmons to win the Repub...

Linda McMahon Defeats Rob Simmons In GOP Senate Primary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon has fended off a late challenge from former Congressman Rob Simmons to win the Republican endorsement ...

Connecticut Primary Election: Linda McMahon, Dan Malloy, Tom Foley Leading

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Former Stamford Mayor Dannel P. Malloy is leading Ned Lamont in the Democratic nomination for governor in Connecticut, according to poll number...

Linda McMahon Talks WWE Past, Possible Sarah Palin Endorsement (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Frontrunning Connecticut GOP Senate candidate Linda McMahon defended her controversial WWE past and addressed the possibility of becoming one of Sarah...

The Best Political Ads Of The Week: Kicked In The Crotch Edition

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Every week, the Huffington Post sifts through the best and worst political ads of the week -- so you don't have to. And this week we've found some gre...

Jason Linkins

WATCH: Florida Senate Candidate Is Just The Most Ridiculous Of 2010's Yacht-Owning Politicos | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During this time of widespread financial misery, one would hope that the election season would yield a crop of politicians capable of relating to the ...

Jason Linkins

Rob Simmons Running For Connecticut Senate, Ending Stealth Campaign | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the weeks since the Connecticut GOP threw its official support behind former WWE CEO Linda McMahon at the state convention, her opponent, former Co...