Sen. Joe Lieberman
Also Thursday, it was announced that newly retired Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman will serve as an adviser to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund’s transition team.
President Barack Obama was to return to Washington on Thursday after cutting short his Christmas vacation in Hawaii. The Senate will be in session. But so far the House of Representatives has no plans to meet.
The issue of gun control was again a hot topic on the Sunday morning news programs, more than a week after one of the worst mass school shootings in U.S. history.
Lawmakers said meaningful action in the wake of last week’s elementary school shooting must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with individuals suffering from serious mental illness.
While Mayor Bloomberg said it is right for President Obama to console the grieving in Newtown, on the assault weapons ban he says it’s time for the president to stand up and lead.
The Stamford rally was Christie’s first of three campaign appearances with McMahon, who is in a battle with Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy for the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Joe Lieberman.
The hour-long debate, which aired on the public affairs program “Face The State,” featured some sparring over the top issue in the race, the economy.
Well, it’s on to November in Connecticut, with Republican Linda McMahon hoping the second time’s the charm in her quest to win a U.S. Senate seat.
According to the new Quinnipiac University poll, former WWE executive Linda McMahon has a commanding 59 to 33 lead over former Rep. Chris Shays in the fight for the Republican nomination to replace the retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman.
Rep. Peter King said that a meeting with the woman, identified by her lawyer as Dania Londono Suarez, is “simply not necessary.”
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.
A new poll shows former wrestling executive Linda McMahon still leading in Connecticut’s Republican Senate primary, but former Rep. Chris Shays has gained some ground and fares better against potential Democratic challengers in a general election.
Shays, who spent two decades in the U.S. House, comes into the race facing a very tough fellow Republican contender.
A lot of people in Connecticut and other states work out of their home offices for companies located across state lines, in New York, for example.
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.