Democratic Senator Tells GM Car Owners to Stop Driving Immediately
A reader sends this in and quips, “Blumenthal to Michigan: Drop Dead!”
Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal is among those calling for GM to make a stronger statement and tell owners to stop driving their cars immediately. Blumenthal believes …
The DSCC Is Spending Nearly $2 Million in Connecticut?
Wow. A Republican close to the NRSC sends along this word:
The DSCC has for months now insisted that the Connecticut Senate contest is firmly within the Democratic column. And for a time the polling validated that rhetoric. The problem …
BOOM: Quinnipiac Shows McMahon Cutting Blumenthal’s Lead to Three
If you’re pulling for a Republican Senate majority, you have to love the McMahon campaign’s momentum. It’s like watching the tortoise and the hare.
Propelled by Connecticut likely voters who say they are “angry” with government, …
Wasn’t ‘This Moment’ Supposed to Be Better, Mr. President?
In his appearance for Connecticut Senate candidate Dick Blumenthal last night, President Obama said, during his critique of Republican Linda McMahon, “At this moment, we are facing challenges we haven’t seen since the Great Depression.”
Indeed we are, Mr. …
Linda McMahon Attacks ‘The Perfect Job-Killing Storm’
Out: Pickup trucks in campaign ads.
In: Lunch boxes in campaign ads.
It’s simple, but I can easily see this ad working for the GOP’s Linda McMahon:
Quinnipiac should have a new Connecticut Senate poll out tomorrow; McMahon …
At This Rate, Richard Blumenthal Will Have Flashbacks to McMahon Ads
I look at Richard Blumenthal’s 10-percentage-point lead in the Quinnipiac poll of Connecticut’s Senate race and his 7-percentage-point lead in Rasmussen today and think, “Linda McMahon is either going to shock the world and win on Election Night …
Good News: Blumenthal’s Lead Is Cut in Half! And Now, the Bad News . . .
Hmmm. In Connecticut, Rasmussen finds the Democratic state attorney general who kept saying he served in Vietnam is only up by 13 percentage points over Linda McMahon, professional-wrestling mogul. A month ago, Rasmussen had Democrat Dick Blumenthal ahead of McMahon by 26 …
(Sigh) Blumenthal vs. McMahon. Let the Mud Fly!
The NRSC slams Dick Blumenthal by showing him taking his place among a murderers’ row of disgraced Democratic politicians:
Of course, I expect the DSCC will start running ads about all the glorious family entertainment Linda McMahon helped produce in …
Five Occasions, Eight Articles, and Counting . . .
Give it up, Blumenthal:
“I wore the uniform in Vietnam and many came back to all kinds of disrespect. Whatever we think of war, we owe the men and women of the armed forces our unconditional support.”
The occasion was …
I Believe Richard Blumenthal
I’m suddenly reminded of the late Michael Kelly.
In that vein, I believe.
I believe Richard Blumenthal. I believe him when he says it was accidental slip of the tongue to say “I served in Vietnam” before a group …
Linda McMahon’s Softer Side
Linda McMahon’s campaign isn’t just attack ads. She goes for a deep emotional connection in this one-minute ad.
Democrat Richard Blumenthal is hanging on to his lead because of a strong lead among women. If McMahon can chip …
I Wonder What John Kerry and Jim Webb Think of All This
One of my readers watches this Linda McMahon ad and declares, “pile-driver.”
I’m waiting for the metaphorical folding-chair-over-the-head, myself.
The 2003 footage is new.
She Almost Has Richard Blumenthal Pinned
One of my regulars observes, “I’m not sure I’d ever want to face an opponent with unlimited cash who’s only down by five percentage points with 36 days to go.”
Rasmussen informs us:
Democrat Richard Blumenthal now holds …
Quinnipiac: GOP’s McMahon Within 6 of Blumenthal in Connecticut
Quinnipiac: “Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the Democrat, leads Republican former wrestling executive Linda McMahon 51 – 45 percent among likely voters in the U.S. Senate race, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Another 3 percent are undecided and 11 percent of …
‘Veterans for McMahon’ Goes After Blumenthal For Vietnam Statements
Linda McMahon, GOP candidate for Senate in Connecticut, is hitting Democrat rival Richard Blumenthal for repeatedly insinuating he served in Vietnam, often through fairly blatantly untrue phrasing like, “When I returned from Vietnam.”
The group is Veterans for McMahon, and …
Linda McMahon Inching Her Way Back to a Competitive Race?
Republican former wrestling executive Linda McMahon trails Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the Democrat, 50 – 40 percent in the U.S. Senate race, according to a Quinnipiac University poll of registered voters released today. That’s down from a 54 – 37 …
The Simmering Frustration of Simmons
From this morning’s Jolt:
He Was Rob-bed
Rob Simmons — the guy I would have preferred to see be the next senator from Connecticut — tells NRO that Linda McMahon can’t win. Apparently Simmons had second thoughts about …
What Makes Richard Blumenthal So Special to Connecticut Democrats?
I’ve been wondering where the heck all the other Democrats in Connecticut have been on the issue of Richard Blumenthal. Exceptionally few have suggested that he withdraw from that state’s Senate race, much less step down as state …
Despite Scandal, Richard Blumenthal Is in — Er, Is “During” First Place
Maybe I’m an idealist, but I still can’t believe Richard Blumenthal leads anybody:
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Connecticut finds Blumenthal with just a three-point advantage over Linda McMahon, 48% to 45%. Two weeks ago, …
Another Shoe to Drop With Blumenthal?
With Richard Blumenthal attempting to argue that repeatedly “misstating” that he served in Vietnam is not a big deal, and every Democrat in the state apparently agreeing with him, the Connecticut Senate race is now a lot more interesting.