Connecticut Sen: Republican Linda McMahon Holds Small Lead

By: Tuesday August 28, 2012 10:11 am

Republican Linda McMahon actually holds a small lead in the Connecticut Senate race. According to a new Qunnipiac poll she holds a three point lead over Democrat Chris Murphy in the race to replace Joe Lieberman. From Qunnipiac: 4. If the election for United States Senator were being held today and the candidates were Chris [...]

FDL’s Big Midterm Election Liveblog (Part Two)

By: Tuesday November 2, 2010 7:59 pm

Welcome to part two of FDL  midterm election night liveblog (link to part one). For the most recent list of FDL top 108 House races to watch tonight go here You can also find my list of the twelve House races in early closing states that should give you a sense of how the night [...]

CT Sen: Smackdown! Blumenthal with Huge Lead over McMahon as Election Nears

By: Thursday October 14, 2010 12:19 pm

There was a brief period of time when a few pollsters showed the Connecticut Senate race as close and Linda McMahon possibly gaining steam. It lead to some speculation that Richard Blumenthal could potentially lose the race. One of those polls that showed the race almost tied was from Quinnipiac from September that had Blumenthal [...]

Ads of the Week

By: Sunday October 3, 2010 1:39 pm

So when I think of it, I’ll post some campaign ads that caught my eye throughout the week. Here goes: • Conservative Democrat Bobby Bright proudly announces that he votes 80% of the time with John Boehner. If you’ve given to the DCCC in the past two years, your money is going to someone like [...]

Will McMahon’s Minimum Wage Gaffe Be a Supermarket Scanner Moment?

By: Thursday September 30, 2010 5:18 pm

The DSCC has secured an ad buy in Connecticut, where they thought they wouldn’t have to pay attention to the race between Attorney General Richard Blumenthal (D) and WWE executive Linda McMahon (R). This $250,000 ad buy – with more likely to come – starves other candidates of potential resources. West Virginia, where the DSCC [...]

CT Sen: McMahon Only Three Behind Blumenthal

By: Tuesday September 28, 2010 10:40 am

Popular Democratic Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was seen by most as a shoe-in to win the open Connecticut Senate seat, but a recent poll indicates he has a real race on his hands. Republican Linda McMahon is now within striking distance according to the latest Quinnipiac poll. Quinnipiac (21-26) Richard Blumenthal 49 Linda McMahon 46 [...]

CT Sen: Blumenthal Boasts a Double-Digit Lead

By: Thursday June 3, 2010 3:52 pm

It appears Connecticut’s Democratic Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is in very good shape in his race for the United States Senate. Rasmussen is the latest pollster showing Blumenthal with a double-digit lead over likely Republican opponent Linda McMahon. Blumenthal 56% McMahon 33% Some other candidate 4% Not sure 7% The results are similar to a [...]

CT Sen: Blumenthal Holds Huge Lead, McMahon’s Ex-Rival Says She Has No Chance

By: Thursday May 27, 2010 2:01 pm

The past few weeks have not been good for Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, after the “New York Times” story about how he misstated his Vietnam-era military service. Yet it appears the news has done little or no damage to his prospects of winning the United States Senate seat being vacated by Chris Dodd. According [...]

CT Sen: Simmons Cedes to Big-Bucks McMahon

By: Tuesday May 25, 2010 12:50 pm

Former Rep. Rob Simmons will no longer actively campaign for the Republican Senate nomination in Connecticut. By ending his campaign, Simmons all but assures that Linda McMahon will win the Republican primary (she already won the party’s official nod at its convention last week). McMahon is the former CEO of the World Wrestling Federation and [...]

Blumenthal’s Own Pollster Says Scandal-Touched Dem Still in Good Shape

By: Monday May 24, 2010 1:15 pm

Dem. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is weathering last week’s revelations that he fudged some accounts of his Vietnam-era military service, his campaign’s internal poll shows. One other poll finds a different result.

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