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

By: Thursday September 30, 2010 5:55 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 just dropped some money, also fits into this category.

But Democrats may have just caught a break in Connecticut. McMahon, appearing at a news conference that she abruptly shut down, made comments about the minimum wage that are a gift for her opponents to paint her as out of touch.

 

CO, CT, GA, MN Primaries Today: Competitive Contests for Direction of Both Parties

By: Tuesday August 10, 2010 12:30 pm

Tonight is one of the biggest nights remaining on the primary calendar, with primaries in Colorado, Connecticut, and Minnesota. There also is a primary runoff in Georgia. All four states feature important contests at the top spots on their ballots.

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

By: Monday May 24, 2010 1:00 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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