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Ted Kennedy Jr. To Run For Connecticut State Senate Seat

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut. Two people briefed on the decision sa...

Connecticut Senate Approves Bill To Raise Minimum Wage To $10.10

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn., March 26 (Reuters) - Connecticut's senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the minimum ...

Another Kennedy Considers Politics

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Ted Kennedy Jr., son of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.), is considering a run for a Connecticut Senate seat. The Associated Press reports: T...

Obama Helps Out Dem Candidate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama appeared in his first -- and likely last in this election cycle -- ad for a U.S. Senate candidate, showing support for Rep. Chr...

McMahon: I Don't Offer Specifics Because 'I'd Get Demagogued'

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Republican candidate Linda McMahon says she hasn't offered specifics throughout Connecticut's Senate race for changing Social Secur...

Ryan Grim

Linda McMahon Campaign Leaks HuffPost Reporter's Emails To Bolster Its Ethical Bona Fides

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Did former pro-wrestling magnate Linda McMahon essentially plagiarize large portions of her jobs plan from national GOP lawmakers and or...

McMahon On The Verge Of An Unexpected Smackdown

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

(Adds reaction from candidates) By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The Connecticut U.S. Senate race is essentia...

Company Scrubs 'Dated And Edgier Footage' From Candidate's Past

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

World Wresting Entertainment, a Connecticut-based company formerly led by Connecticut GOP Senate candidate Linda McMahon, announced plans this week to...

McMahon Leads Murphy In Connecticut Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

For the first time, Republican candidate Linda McMahon has opened up a lead over her opponent Rep. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) in the Connecticut Senate ra...

NARAL Breaks With EMILY's List In Senate Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

The U.S. Senate race in Connecticut has caused a split between two prominent pro-choice groups, which are now backing different Democratic candidates ...

After Smackdown, Ex-Wrestling CEO Reenters Political Ring

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — Soon after Linda McMahon suffered a three-count smackdown, she was back on her feet buying postelection TV ads to thank suppor...

Asian-American Senate Candidate Plays Jeremy Lin Card

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. -- As a U.S. Senate candidate from Connecticut, William Tong doesn't have major, state-wide name recognition like his two main rivals ...

Ex-Wrestling Executive Linda McMahon Launches Senate Campaign

AP | By SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon has made it official, announcing her plans to seek for a secon...

Susan Bysiewicz Challenging Joe Lieberman From The Left

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Susan Bysiewicz, who earlier this month ended her 12-year tenure as Connecticut's secretary of state, is expected to announce Tuesday plans to challen...

Linda McMahon Hints Again At Challenging Joe Lieberman

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Failed Connecticut GOP Senate candidate Linda McMahon hinted Thursday that she might be back on the ticket in 2012, this time seeking to take down ind...

Ad Slams Linda McMahon On WWE's Steroid Abuse Past

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is seeking to put a chokehold on Connecticut's Linda McMahon with a new ad targeted directly at the WWE's...

CT-Sen: 51% Blumenthal (D), 46% McMahon (R) (Rasmussen 10/14)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/7/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Connecticut 2010 Senate 51% Blumenthal (D), 46% ...

CT-Sen: 53% Blumenthal (D), 38% McMahon (R) (Blumenthal 10/3-4)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (D) for Richard Blumenthal 10/3-4/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (GQR release) Co...

CT-Sen: 54% Blumenthal (D), 41% McMahon (R) (CNN/TIME 10/1-5)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN / TIME / Opinion Research Corporation 10/1-5/10; 773 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (CNN release) National ...

CT-Sen: 54% Blumenthal (D), 43% McMahon (R) (Rasmussen 10/5)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/5/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Connecticut 2010 Senate 54% Blumenthal (D), 43% M...

Blumenthal, McMahon Trade Jabs In Connecticut

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — The two major-party candidates for the state's open U.S. Senate seat took aim at each other's recent TV ads in their first fac...

Linda McMahon Bodyslams Blumenthal With Ad About Vietnam War Comments (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Linda McMahon is out with a brutal new attack ad highlighting controversial comments made by her opponent Richard Blumenthal about his Vietnam War-era...

Arthur Delaney

Millionaire Candidate: Consider Cutting Minimum Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

'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...