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Sen. John McCain of Arizona (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sen. John McCain Campaigns With Senate Candidate Linda McMahon

Arizona Sen. John McCain is urging Connecticut veterans to turn out and vote for Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon, saying they can make a difference in a tight election.

10/01/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy in Wallingford - Aug 15, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880) and Linda McMahon (file / credit: Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

Murphy, McMahon Hit Campaign Trail After Wins In Conn. U.S. Senate Primary

It’s now a race to November for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate candidates.

08/15/2012

People vote in Milford, CT (file / credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

What If They Held A Primary And Nobody Showed Up To Vote? Big Fears In Connecticut

You’ve seen the ads on television. On Tuesday, Connecticut voters will go to the polls to select candidates – a Democrat and a Republican — to run for retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman’s seat in November.

08/13/2012

Republicans Chris Shays and Linda McMahon (Credit:  Alex Wong/Newsmakers and Abigail Pheiffer-Pool/Getty Images)

Connecticut U.S. Senate Focus: The Republicans

Two Democrats and two Republicans will compete in next Tuesday’s Connecticut primaries, in the hopes of securing their respective party’s nomination for the chance to fill the Senate seat of Joe Lieberman (D), who is retiring.

08/10/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Susan Bysiewicz (credits: Chris Murphy For Senate, Susan Bysiewicz for Connecticut)

Connecticut U.S. Senate Focus: The Democrats

The primary is next Tuesday in the race for U.S. Senate in Connecticut. Two Democrats and two Republicans are fighting to succeed the retiring Sen. Joseph Lieberman.

08/09/2012

People vote in Milford, CT (file / credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Some 17-Year-Olds In Connecticut Will Get To Vote In Primaries

In Connecticut, if you will be 18-years-old by the general election on November 6, you are eligible to preregister and vote in the primaries.

04/13/2012

Linda McMahon announces her candidacy for U.S. Senate - Southington, CT - Sep 20, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hil)

New Poll Shows Linda McMahon Running Strong

Early numbers from Public Policy Polling show her blasting former U.S. Rep. and fellow Republican Chris Shays by a margin of 60 to 27 percent.

10/04/2011

Linda McMahon announces her candidacy for U.S. Senate - Southington, CT - Sep 21, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Republican Strategist: Linda McMahon Stronger This Time Around

Republican strategist Chris Healy says last year, Linda McMahon faced off against a tough candidate in Democratic state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.

09/21/2011

Linda McMahon campaigns in Vernon, CT - Nov 1, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Linda McMahon Officially Launches New Bid For U.S. Senate From Connecticut

Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon has made it official, announcing her plans to seek for a second time the Republican endorsement for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seat.

09/20/2011

Chris Shays and Linda McMahon (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, Richard Messina-Pool/Getty Images)

Quinnipiac Poll: McMahon Leads Shays In Connecticut U.S. Senate Race

Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon would defeat former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays in a probable Republican primary for U.S. Senate if the election were held today, according to a Quinnipiac poll.

09/16/2011

Linda McMahon (file / credit: Richard Messina-Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Linda McMahon To Announce New Run For Senate Soon

Linda McMahon is like many of her WWE fighters. She gets knocked down, but doesn’t stay down.

09/14/2011

Linda McMahon is seen during a debate with Richard Blumenthal - Hartford, CT - Oct 4, 2010 - Photo: Richard Messina-Pool/Getty Images

Linda McMahon Prepares For New U.S. Senate Run

A U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs in the Nutmeg State and things are starting to heat up.

09/08/2011

Chris Shays (file / credit: AP)

Report: Connecticut’s Chris Shays Moves Closer To U.S. Senate Run

It was a bitter defeat when Republican Rep. Chris Shays lost his Congressional seat in Fairfield County to Democrat Jim Himes during the 2008 Obama sweep.

08/10/2011

Rep. Christopher Shays speaks at a news conference - Washington, DC - Aug 6, 2008 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Chris Shays Reportedly Eyes Joe Lieberman’s Senate Seat

He was a popular Congressman ousted by Democrat Jim Himes, who won the seat in the President Barack Obama sweep in 2008.

07/29/2011

Former Chris Shays Campaign Manager Sentenced

Michael Sohn got 37 months in prison for embezzling more than $250,000 in campaign funds from Shays.

09/22/2010