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2010: Year of Political Mean Girls?

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

In the final days leading up to midterm elections, some of the most prominent candidates on the national stage are women. Between Meg Whitman firing her immigrant housekeeper, Carly Fiorina getting caught mocking her opponent's hair, Sharron Angle attacking Harry Reid, and Linda McMahon trumpeting her success in the brutal world of professional wrestling, conservative women politicians have earned a reputation as being mean girls with cutthroat personalities who play by their own rules. 

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It's A Free Country ®

Blumenthal, McMahon Spar in First Connecticut Senate Debate

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

WNYC

The candidates for U.S. Senate in Conneticut are butting heads over the economy and character. In a debate last night in Hartford, Repubican Linda McMahon portrayed herself as an entrepreneur who has created more than 600 jobs. Meanwhile, Democratic candidate Richard Blumenthal promoted his career in public service working as the state's Attorney General. Colin McEnroe, host of "The Colin McEnroe Show" on WNPR and a columnist for The Hartford Courant, watched the debate.

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Neck and Neck in Connecticut Senate Race

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Angry voters have pushed Republican Linda McMahon to within a "statistically insignificant" three percentage points of Democrat Richard Blumenthal in their tightening race for U.S. Senate, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

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Voter Guide: Connecticut U.S. Senate Race

Monday, September 27, 2010

Richard Blumenthal (D) vs. Linda McMahon (R)

The race for U.S. Senator in Connecticut is a contest between Democrat Richard Blumenthal, who has served as the state's Attorney General since 1991, and Republican Linda McMahon, political newcomer and former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment.

Richard Blumenthal (D)

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Blumenthal and McMahon Face Ambivalent Connecticut Voters

Monday, September 27, 2010

Former President Bill Clinton headed to New Haven, Connecticut over the weekend to campaign for Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, Clinton's classmate at Yale Law School. Clinton's trying to lend some firepower to candidates around the country, and Blumenthal is locked in a close race for US Senate with Republican Linda McMahon, the former CEO of  World Wrestling Entertainment.

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WNYC News

Connecticut Primary Analysis: Governor Races Closed Late

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

WNYC

Connecticut is one of three states that held party primaries on Tuesday. Without incumbents for either the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Chris Dodd or the governor's chair currently held by Republican Jodi Rell, several races were hotly contested -- even if the hot weather and dog-days of summer kept most voters away from the polls.

Jon Lender, political reporter and columnist for the Hartford Courant, spoke with WNYC's Soterios Johnson about the results.

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Azi Paybarah

Hitting Blumenthal

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

WNYC

The day before today’s CT GOP Senate primary, Linda McMahon mailed this piece to voters hitting Democratic nominee Dick Blumenthal, the state’s AG, for his inaccurate statements about serving in Vietnam. The testimonials inside the mailer are particularly...dour.

Just in case you thought that issue had gone away.

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Azi Paybarah

The Scene in Connecticut

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

WNYC

Over in Connecticut, a reader says GOP Senate candidate Linda McMahon - who has a primary today - sent out a mailer last night hitting the challenger she'd like to face in November, Democrat Richard Blumenthal.  "So, she must be feeling confident," this reader says.

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