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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...

Tyler Kingkade

Who's Afraid To Hire The Unemployed?

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Job advertisements that require applicants to be "currently employed" are easy to find online. Yet attempts to trace the origins of such...

Paul Blumenthal

Congressional Democrats Press Support For Corporate Disclosure Post-Citizens United

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats are stepping up support for transparency in corporate political spending ahead of the 2012 elections. On Wedn...

New Bill Could Make Secret Location Tracking Illegal

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology

Senators Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced on Wednesday legislation that takes aim at location-aware devices and apps a...

Elise Foley

Senate Dems Renew Push For DREAM Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are open to pairing the DREAM Act, a bill that would allow some undocumented young people to gain legal status, with to...

Student Facing Deportation Gets To Stay In Connecticut

AP | By MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 06.26.2011 | College

HARTFORD, Conn. -- A Mexican college student who won allies in Connecticut's governor and two U.S. senators as he fought a deportation order will be a...

But Enough About Kenya -- Where'd Mike Huckabee Grow Up?

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

When Mike was ten, Rock Hudson famously married Gomer. The two men raised young Mike as their son until he went off to apprentice with Floyd the barber, another Mayberry icon.

Education and Women's Health Care: Investments in the Future We Can't Afford to Cut

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

This past weekend Wesleyan University was visited by two of leaders in Washington, Although their topics seemed very different, by the end of the weekend I began to think they were in fact closely intertwined.

GOP Budget Wars on Reproductive Health

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

The GOP's mantra has long been that there is too much government involvement in our lives. So how do they square that with telling a woman who has been raped that maybe her rape just wasn't violent enough to warrant an abortion?

Stand With EMILY's List Against Radical GOP Agenda

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Far from creating jobs, the bills Republicans have brought to the floor of the House are focused on an entirely different agenda: taking away health care and opportunities for women and their families.

Urgent Call to Action: GOP House Pushing Anti-Woman Agenda

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Just two weeks into the new Congress, it appears Republicans in the House are already seeking to end the spirit of cooperation.

Jason Linkins

Linda McMahon vs. Joe Lieberman? Losing Candidate Hints At Future Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's been over a week since Connecticut voters did what everyone expected them to do and made Richard Blumenthal their next Senator. But chances are, ...

How NOT to Answer a Question

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

During the hotly-contested campaign for the U.S. Senate seat for Connecticut, Democratic Attorney General Dick Blumenthal met Republican candidate Lin...

Gun Violence Victims Deserve "Do Something" Congress

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

If there is one thing the new Congress and President Obama ought to agree on, it's that gun violence victims deserve their support, their leadership, and their determination.

Too Few Ballots for Too Many Voters

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

The final results for federal, state and local offices were held up by a major problem in Bridgeport, Connecticut of too few ballots for too many voters.

Connecticut Election Results: Richard Blumenthal Defeats Linda McMahon In 2010 Senate Race

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was elected to the Senate on Tuesday in a bruising cage-fight of a campaign ag...

Richard Blumenthal Defeats Linda McMahon In Connecticut Senate Race

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was elected to the Senate on Tuesday in a bruising cage-fight of a campaign ag...

CT-Gov: 48% Foley (R), 45% Malloy (D) (Quinnipiac 10/25-27)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/25-27/10; 930 likely voters, 3.2% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Quinnipiac release Connecticut 2010 Governor 48% Fol...

CT-Sen: 53% Blumenthal (D), 46% McMahon (R) (Rasmussen 10/31)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/31/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Connecticut 2010 Senate 53% Blumenthal (D), 46% ...

CT-Gov: 49% Foley (R), 47% Malloy (D) (PPP 10/27-29)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/27-29/10; 759 likely voters, 3.6% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Connecticut 2010 Senate 54% Blument...

CT-Gov: 48% Malloy (D), 44% Foley (R) (YouGov 10/25-28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-28/10; 783 likely voters Mode: Internet YouGov release Connecticut 2010 Governor 48% Malloy (D), 44% Foley (R) (chart) 2010 Senate 52%...

Do Blurred Lines Between WWE and Linda McMahon Cause Confusion?

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon www.linda2010.com touts her business acumen as the compelling reason voters should put her in office o...

CT-Sen: 52% Blumenthal (D), 44% McMahon (R) (Merriman River Group 10/24-26)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Merriman River Group for CT Capitol Report 10/24-26/10; 1,846 likely voters, 2.3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (CT Capitol Report r...

CT-Sen: 47% Malloy (D), 44% Foley (R) (Fox/Pulse 10/23)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/23/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Fox News release Connecticut 2010 Senate 5...

CT-Gov: 48% Malloy (D), 43% Foley (R) (Quinnipiac 10/18-24)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/18-24/10; 702 likely voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Quinnipiac release Connecticut 2010 Governor 48% Mal...