Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

Vince throws down the gauntlet, asks First Lady to swing by

That savvy Vince McMahon. With his company, Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment, getting beaten up in the press in these final two weeks before Connecticut voters choose whether to send his
Categories: General

What really happened when Linda and Dick met at WWE HQ?

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Richard Blumenthal has been stepping up his criticism of how Republican opponent Linda McMahon ran the family company, Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment,
Categories: General

Outsider McMahon turns to insider Rell to beat insider Blumenthal

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon is running as a political outsider and portraying Democratic opponent Richard Blumenthal, a former state legislator and current state attorney general of
Categories: General

McMahon hoping Countrywide will take out Blumenthal

Damaged politically in part because of a scandal involving mortgage lender Countrywide Financial, longtime Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Dodd announced his retirement early this year. On the same cold
Categories: General

GOP leader/former WWE ring girl backing McMahon

As Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon struggles to win over female voters, state Democrats are sharpening their criticism of her company’s – Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment –
Categories: General

Even after ‘Nam, NYTimes endorses Blumenthal

The newspaper that in May handed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon a stick with which to try and beat Democrat Richard Blumenthal, along with an entire herd of dead horses, when the
Categories: General

Want to live in and renovate an historic state property?

While tracking down Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell this morning for a political story, I learned about an innovative state program aimed at preserving historic properties through public/private
Categories: General

Savvy McMahon tries to use WWE audit AGAINST Blumenthal

You’ve got to give Republican U.S. Senate nominee Linda McMahon and her campaign staff credit for taking an issue that should be a strike against her and attempting to twist it to hurt her opponent in
Categories: General

Peter Schiff will be on the radio in Fairfield County

Before heading off on vacation I posted here that former Republican U.S. Senate candidate and celebrity economist Peter Schiff of Weston had a radio show in the works. Schiff gave me the details and
Categories: General

Linda, maybe you and I need some time apart…

Judging from this photo, taken by The Day of New London at a recent campaign stop in New Haven, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon and I could use a break from each other. (I’m the guy in
Categories: General