Linda’s other fortune

Linda McMahon and the word “fortune” go hand-in-hand. But fortune teller? The rival campaign of Christopher Shays took a swipe Wednesday at McMahon flack Erin Isaac for comments she made to Hearst
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Feds looking at another 5th District campaign, ex-Guv. Rowland

Just a few weeks after House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign was rocked by a federal probe, Hartford Courant columnist Kevin Rennie today reported a federal criminal grand jury is
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Murphy on Donovan: Primary voters will decide

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy today kicked off his Senate campaign’s jobs tour with visits to Manchester and Stamford. I caught up with Murphy at the latter stop – Total Image Beauty and Barber. Most of the
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Lumaj exits Senate race stage right, will endorse Linda

The Albanian-American community will have to wait for one of its own to get elected to the U.S. Senate. Peter Lumaj won’t be on the Republican primary ballot Aug. 14. In an interview with Hearst
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Clooney or Connecticut?

Connecticut’s top Democrat won’t hold it against former Sen. Chris Dodd if he has developed a man crush on a certain Hollywood leading man: George Clooney. Dodd, who retired from the Senate at the end
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Roll-your-own bill a complex issue

Some Democrats are saying when the legislature meets in special session tomorrow members must pass legislation aimed at taxing the roll-your-own tobacco industry because of the related scandal
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Fired Donovan campaign manager taps Donovan donor for attorney

Political observers speculated Joshua Nassi, Chris Donovan’s ex-congressional campaign manager/confidante, was an unidentified co-conspirator referenced in the federal affidavit released last week
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Time to rebrand?

If only Christopher Shays had Don Draper on speed dial. The former congressman, who has marketed himself as the most electable Republican running for Senate, will undoubtedly have to tweak his
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