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Brian Lockhart covers the Connecticut General Assembly in Hartford

Ay, caramba! McMahon ads in Spanish?!?! Is there no escape?!?!

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Wealthy, self-funded Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s campaign tonight released yet another new advertisement, this one in Spanish. McMahon has been all over television, radio and in mailboxes this summer, so it is fitting that she is beginning the post-Labor Day campaign season by moving on to Spanish-language advertisements. And to my Spanish friends, […] [Read More]
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Republicans for Blumenthal, Democrats for McMahon

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Last week Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Dick Blumenthal’s campaign announced a new initiative to recruit Republican supporters in his bid to succeed retiring Democratic Senator Chris Dodd. The campaign kicked it off by issuing “an open letter” to voters signed by six self-proclaimed Republicans who wanted it known they are “putting aside partisanship to support […] [Read More]
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Schiff and McMahon hold post-primary meeting

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Peter Schiff, the celebrity economist from Weston who challenged fellow Republican Linda McMahon for their party’s U.S. Senate nomination and lost, said by phone today that they got together at his home last week for a post-primary talk. “She asked to meet with me and I met with her,” Schiff said. Connecticut’s primaries were held […] [Read More]
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