Monthly Archive for September, 2012

: September, 2012

Wait, who’s the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate?

Unaffiliated voters, meet Linda McMahon. Some of you may have heard she’s the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate. Don’t be fooled. You haven’t seen her latest campaign mailer, directed right at you.
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Coming to a theater near you!: Moses!

Not this Moses. This Moses.
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Maybe Linda McMahon needs to avoid questions at Tea Party events…

The Huffington Post tonight is reporting on Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s “little noticed” remarks made at a Tea Party event in Waterford in April about Social Security. According
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PPP poll cuts Murphy tiny bit of slack after brutal month

Sometimes narrative is everything in political campaigns. And for a few weeks now the narrative about the race for U.S. Senate in Connecticut has been that Republican Linda McMahon has made Democrat
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The hip campaign strategy: Penning letters of outrage to TV stations about ads.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy’s campaign did it during the U.S. Senate primary with Susan Bysiewicz. Republican Andrew Roraback’s campaign pulled a similar move in his heated race in the 5th
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What’s more humbling than losing a primary? Asking for help paying your debt.

Retiring state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden, who was unable to salvage his congressional bid in the wake of a federal influence-peddling probe, has been pretty quiet after losing the 5th
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WWE: New Blu-ray of era Linda wants voters to ignore will be PG

World Wrestling Entertainment’s “attitude era” has gotten plenty of unwanted attention since Linda McMahon, whose family owns the Stamford-based wrestling empire, became interested in politics.
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McMahon’s gig at Women’s Expo creates controversy

Here’s a recipe for political controversy: Take the well-attended Women’s Expo this weekend in Hartford, give Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon a much higher profile role than Democratic
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Sign of a well-funded campaign? Brochures aimed at counties.

The latest mailing from Linda McMahon to hit my Fairfield County mailbox. McMahon, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate, is, as was the case during her first run in 2010, mostly self-funding her 2012
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The man behind McMahon’s second campaign

Hartford Courant reporter Daniela Altimari gives Connecticut residents a glimpse at the 31-year-old whose decisions are driving much of Connecticut’s political discourse these days and driving
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