Monthly Archive for September, 2010

: September, 2010

A few loose ends from the McMahon bankruptcy story

Some information that I was unable, for space reasons, to fit into my exploration of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s 1976 personal bankruptcy, published tonight on-line and in
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Drive Time with Peter Schiff?

Interviewed former Republican U.S. Senate candidate and Tea Party favorite Peter Schiff of Weston Tuesday for a story I’m working on. During the course of the conversation Schiff told me that
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Linda McMahon scores backing of biz group

In the race for U.S. Senate, Democrat Richard Blumenthal has been relying on endorsements to help him raise funds, garner free press and additional campaign support. His opponent, Republican Linda
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Senate candidate John Mertens will participate in debate … sort of

Shut out of Monday’s first, highly-anticipated debate between Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Republican Linda McMahon, third party candidate John Mertens has
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Teflon Linda

Former President “Teflon” Bill Clinton, nicknamed such because despite personal and political baggage he remains a popular figure, was in New Haven Sunday to stump for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate
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Clinton: Remember pre-Obama? GOP: Just focus on Obama

As the nation prepares for the mid-term elections, the Democratic Party’s message can be boiled down to this: We understand the economy is still shaky and people are out of work. We feel your pain.
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Bill Clinton brings the wonk

Former Democratic President William Jefferson Clinton was in New Haven today to rally the party faithful and endorse his friend of 40 years, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, in his bid for U.S.
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Camelot versus the WWE McMahons

Forget the fact that regardless of any prior political experience and even after donating to some Democrats she won her party’s nomination for U.S. Senate and is making Democratic opponent Richard
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Blumenthal critical but unwilling to say McMahon is unfit to serve

Republican Linda McMahon has no problem calling her Democratic opponent for U.S. Senate – Richard Blumenthal – a liar in campaign literature referring to what he called occasional misstatements about
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Mothers for McMahon, Cops for Blumenthal

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s campaign today released an ad featuring “real mothers” giving “real support” to the former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO’s self-funded, first-time
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