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Running against Washington

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Scary campaign image of the day, from Republican gubernatorial candidate Linda McMahon in Connecticut. The ad doesn't mention her Democratic rival, Dick Blumenthal, the state's attorney general.

Instead, the piece is all about "Washington and its career politicians."

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Poll: McMahon Gaining on Blumenthal

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Over in Connecticut, Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon is cutting down the lead against Democrat Dick Blumenthal.

According to Quinnipiac, McMahon trails Blumenthal by six points, 51 - 45 percent with 3 percent undecided.

Blumenthal, the state's attorney general, had lead by 9 points in an earlier poll from Rasmussen and as much as 10 points in a Quinnipiac poll from July. McMahon, a former executive with the World Wrestling Entertainment, has been bombarding voters with flyers, attacking Blumenthal's credibility, a lingering issue from his misstatements about having served "in" Vietnam.

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