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Lucia Graves

GOP Hopeful's Keystone XL Script Cribbed From TransCanada | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After calling out an opponent for plagiarism, Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon pulled key parts of her own Keystone XL op-ed, w...

Jason Linkins

The Year In Campaign Ads: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly... And Even Worse (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Well, the end of the 2010 campaign season is nigh. And we have so many memories to cherish. Also: so many strange images, that will haunt our dreams...

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 R...

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...

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...

Jason Linkins

Rob Simmons Announces That His Suspended Campaign Will Produce (Suspended) Campaign Ads | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The susurrations that Rob Simmons might return to the Connecticut Senate race after losing out at the state convention continue to grow louder. Simmo...

Jason Linkins

Rob Simmons's CT Senate Race Return? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, we noted the emergence of "Mothers Against McMahon," which repeated criticism of prospective Connecticut GOP Senate contender Linda McMaho...

Jason Linkins

Linda McMahon, CT Senate Candidate, Slammed By Mothers Group Over WWE Past (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in May, former Congressman Rob Simmons (R-Conn.) suspended his campaign against WWE CEO Linda McMahon, both of whom were vying for the GOP nomina...

Linda McMahon: Connecticut Senate Candidate Confronted By Racy Wrestling Past (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Connecticut Republican Linda McMahon is hitting some speed bumps in her campaign for a U.S. Senate seat. The problem? Her past as the CEO of World Wre...

GOP Comeback Stories: Republican Has-Beens Find Hope In New Political Environment

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans once saddled with the burden of President George W. Bush's unpopularity are now experiencing a boon from another strugg...

'Heel Superstar'* McMahon Should Have Been Disqualified For 'Low Blow'

Suzanne Langlois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzanne Langlois

It appears that in politics, as well as in World Wide Wrestling ... no bad deed goes unrewarded.

Sam Stein

McMahon Misstep May Help Blumenthal Out Of Vietnam-Related Hole | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal's long-awaited effort to win a Senate seat took a major hit when it was reported on Monday night that ...

Check Blumenthal's Citizenship!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Nothing is more despicable than dishonoring the brave men and women who proudly serve our military and who've died in battle by pretending to be one of them while having used every lever of privilege possible to have avoided serving.

Connecticut Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Connecticut Senate race below. Email if you know someone who s...

Connecticut's AG Smacks Republican Senate Hopefuls in the Latest Q-Poll

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Admit it, how fun is it to come up with wrestling euphemisms especially when put into context of what has happened in politics in CT after Senator Chr...

Rob Simmons, GOP Senate Candidate: "I've Added A Tea Bag" To Constitution (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Rep. Rob Simmons (R-Conn.), who is challenging Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd in 2010, has a moderate voting record. But at a recent town hall, he ...

Jason Linkins

GOP Candidate Tries To Spin Dodd Departure | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, have you heard? Senator Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) is retiring, an event that's being sold as part and parcel of the larger "OH NOES DEMOCRATS!" story. ...

GOP Senate Candidate Rob Simmons Says Unemployed Workers Should Seek Government Health Insurance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Simmons appears to be advocating a government-provided backstop health care option for unemployed people. Will Simmons face censure now that he appear...

Why Senator Christopher Dodd Will Win Re-Election

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

It's seemingly unanimous among observers of the 2010 Senate races that the most vulnerable incumbent Democratic Senator next year is Senator Dodd. Here are six reasons why Dodd will win re-election.

Dodd Trails Challenger In Latest Poll

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd facing a tough re-election bid in 2010 if his challenger is former Republican U.S. R...

2006 Connecticut CD-02 General Election:
Simmons (R-i) vs Courtney (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CT-02: Simmons vs Courtney