Monthly Archive for May, 2010

: May, 2010

Some Simmons supporters wary of primary

Hours after former U.S. Congressman Rob Simmons announced that he will primary newly-minted GOP U.S. Senate nominee Linda McMahon, several of his supporters expressed concern about the prospect of an
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Rob Simmons will primary Linda McMahon

Former U.S. Congressman Rob Simmons, who lost the GOP nomination tonight to Linda McMahon, said he is not giving up the fight. “I believe there’s a lot of time left in this campaign and I have
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McMahon on her victory: “I venture to say I’m gonna lay the smackdown on him come November.”

Linda McMahon can now add Republican U.S. Senate nominee to her resume. But during tonight’s victory speech at the Republican convention she did not disappoint those looking for the World Wrestling
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Sen. Fasano sums up why McMahon might be GOP’s nominee

State Sen. Len Fasano, R-North Haven, gave the first nominating speech at tonight’s GOP Convention for U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon, whose family runs Stamford-based World Wrestling
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Lt. Guv Fedele backs Simmons over McMahon

The Stamford delegates just cast their votes in the nominating process for U.S. Senate at the Republican Convention in Hartford. Lt. Governor Michael Fedele, who is running for Governor, gave his
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Stamford, Norwalk Mayors guest in McMahon nomination video

Republican Mayors Mike Pavia and Dick Moccia of, respectively, Stamford and Norwalk, made cameos in the video U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon prepared for tonight’s nominating convention in
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Merrick Alpert’s Democratic Convention speech that might have been

Mystic Democrat Merrick Alpert, who has been trying to convince his party he would be a better candidate to replace retiring veteran U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd than Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, will
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“Hey, everybody, Schiff’s got a hospitality suite. We all get … wait … his book!?!?”

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Peter Schiff, a celebrity economist who has been credited with predicting the economic disaster of 2009, sent out a great e-mail during the first hours of today’s GOP
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Mark Greenberg didn’t get the 5th District nod, but is he still covering our parking fees?

Mark Greenberg, a Litchfield Republican who today unsuccessfully sought his party’s nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy for the 5th Congressional District seat, is now planning on
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Rell leaves Brookfield without a delegate

When the Brookfield delegation was called to cast it’s eleven votes to nominate a candidate for the 5th Congressional District, they came up one short. Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell, as promised, is
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