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Entries Tagged as 'Linda McMahon'

Shout Out From Himes: I Hate To Flood Your Inbox For Money, But McMahon’s Running Against Me!

March 22nd, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Nothing like the threat of Linda McMahon challenging a Democratic incumbent to raise money. Congressman Jim Himes issued two eblasts to supporters this week urging them to donate to his 2014 reelection race with the specter of two-time Republican U.S. Senate candidate McMahon running against Himes in Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District that covers Bridgeport and […]

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Shays Named To University Of New Haven Position

January 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events

From the University of New Haven: WEST HAVEN, CONN. – Former United States Congressman Christopher Shays has been named a University of New Haven Distinguished Fellow in Public Service. A resident of the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, Shays represented the southwest region of Connecticut from 1987 to 2009 and was considered a moderate Republican […]

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Chris Murphy Receives Oath Of Office, Replaces Lieberman

January 3rd, 2013 · 4 Comments · News and Events

From AP: Chris Murphy has taken the oath of office to become Connecticut’s newest U.S. senator, replacing the retiring Joe Lieberman.

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Candidates Spending Their Own Money Or Candidates Whose Contributors Want To Buy Them?

November 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment

Greg Hladky of www.ct.com wonders if Linda McMahon’s second consecutive double-digit loss in a general election for U.S. Senate is giving 2010 Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley some pause about self funding as he contemplates another run for governor. It raises the question, What would you rather have, candidates spending their own money or candidates […]

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Election By The Numbers

November 9th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events

The certified election results from Tuesday are now available. The charter question to decide the future selection of school board members: no 15,914, yes 13,943. That’s a competitive 53 to 47 percent spread. (Accountants and math mavens please verify.) Yes was for Mayor Bill Finch to appoint school board members. The no majority means voters […]

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Tell Us Your Election Surprises

November 9th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

Anything about election day shock you? Barack’s national win? Chris Murphy’s 12-point win over Linda McMahon to replace Joe Lieberman in the U.S. Senate? Speaking of Joe, what’s his legacy? Were you surprised the charter revision question designed to empower Mayor Bill Finch to appoint school board members was shot down by voters?

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Shays Meows McMahon’s Loss–Murphy Would Have Defeated Him Too–McMahon, Obsitnik Poor City Performance

November 8th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Former Congressman Chris Shays is reminding anyone willing to listen to him that he was right about Linda McMahon’s inability to win a general election. Maybe he should blame himself instead of blowing his trumpet, for managing his own primary that led to his August drubbing by McMahon. Shays couldn’t even win Bridgeport, where he […]

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Murphy Wins Senate Race–Obama In City 32,135; Romney 5168

November 6th, 2012 · 11 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Statewide totals for President and U.S. Senate here. From the Hartford Courant: After Connecticut’s most expensive and bitterest political campaign, voters on Tuesday chose Democrat Chris Murphy as the state’s newest U.S. Senator, once again rejecting multimillionaire former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, the Republican nominee.

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