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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

Two women look at a home that had a tree fall on it during Tropical Storm Irene on August 30, 2011 in Southport, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama Declares Major Disaster In Five Conn. Counties; Many Residents Still In The Dark

The federal funding will be available to state and local governments and some nonprofits for emergency work and repair in five Connecticut counties. They include Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London.

09/03/2011

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

A close up of an adult female deer tick, dog tick, and a lone star tick are shown on the palm of a hand. (Photo By Getty Images)

U.S. Sen. Blumenthal Proposing Lyme Disease Legislation

The middle of summer is when incidences of Lyme disease are at their height, says Senator Richard Blumenthal. 

07/18/2011

Rudy Giuliani (credit: CBS 2)

Local Officials Express Admiration, Caution Following Osama bin Laden’s Death

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Americans have kept their promise after Sept. 11 to capture or kill Osama bin Laden.

05/02/2011

Mariano Cardoso (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Governor Joins Fight To Keep Student From Being Deported To Mexico

Governor Dannel Malloy has joined the grass-roots campaign to stop federal officials from deporting 23-year-old Mariano Cardoso.

04/25/2011

A Purple Heart is seen on the uniform of Army Spc. William Haywood of the Delta Company of 1st Brigade of 10th Mountain Division at Walter Reed Army Medical Center - Washington, DC - Jul 25, 2008 - Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Praises New Purple Heart Criteria

Under the new rules of the Army, soldiers suffering traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, during roadside bombings are now eligible to be awarded the Purple Heart.

03/22/2011

Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney Tells Senate Of Years Of Elderly Abuse

There was gut-wrenching testimony Wednesday from long-time actor Mickey Rooney — the victim of what he said was terrible elder abuse.

03/02/2011

Rep. Chris Murphy is seen in his official headshot - File / Photo: Office of Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy Wants Joe Lieberman’s Senate Seat

Lieberman said Wednesday that he won’t seek a fifth term.

01/20/2011

Richard Blumenthal celebrates his victory over Linda McMahon in the U.S. Senate race - Hartford, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images

CT’s Richard Blumenthal Looks Ahead to U.S. Senate

Now with a firm grip on the job he has long aspired to, Richard Blumenthal heads to the U.S. Senate when the new Congress begins its session in January.

12/23/2010

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