Monthly Archive for October, 2010

: October, 2010

GOP Chair welcomes Prez Obama to Bridgeport

State Republican Chairman Chris Healy tonight released a statement entitled “The One’s Visit” about Saturday’s rally at Bridgeport’s Arena at Harbor Yard with Democratic President Barack Obama. Healy

Vince mails Bysiewicz, reporters WWE swag

Several reporters covering the U.S. Senate race this morning received a surprise – a box of World Wrestling Entertainment merchandise compliments of company head Vince McMahon, husband of Republican

Is Vince McMahon helping or hurting Linda’s candidacy?

Vince McMahon has not, at least publicly, played a major role in wife and World Wrestling Entertainment co-founder Linda’s U.S. Senate campaign this year. But suddenly in these final days of her race

Election complaints as last-minute campaign strategy

Over the past week there have been at least three high-profile complaints filed with the Federal Election Commission against the two major party candidates for U.S. Senate. Democratic Chairwoman Nancy

Russell Simmons to MC Obama rally in Bridgeport

According to a Democratic source, mogul Russell Simmons, labeled by music channel VH1 as “the most important businessman in the history of rap music,” will host President Barack Obama’s rally in

What do the feds, Ted Turner, and Susan Bysiewicz have in common?

All have fallen before the mighty power of Vince McMahon … at least, according to Vince McMahon. The chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment tonight shot out an e-mailed response to Secretary of

U.S. Rep. from Puerto Rico stumps for Blumenthal

In early September Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon launched a radio ad directed at Spanish-speaking voters. Today her Democratic opponent, state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal,

McMahon stiffs Schiff, but at least she baked a pie

I’ve written on this blog about former Republican U.S. Senate candidate Peter Schiff inviting Linda McMahon, who beat him in the GOP primary, and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal

Who needs Bill or Barack when you’ve got Cliff?

Sure President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton visited Connecticut recently to stump for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal. But his opponent – Republican Linda McMahon

Dead wrestler’s dad hopes Senator Blumenthal will clean-up wrestling

Mike Benoit, father of late World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Chris Benoit, was in Hartford this morning to make a case why voters should reject the company’s former CEO, Linda McMahon, when