Rob Simmons Is Kinda Sorta Almost Running Again
Boy, it’s “strange commercial” day for Republicans in Connecticut. I’ve expressed admiration for Rob Simmons in the past, and will probably come out of this primary still thinking highly of him, but there are a couple of oddities …
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 …
Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: Rob Simmons Surges
In Connecticut, Republican Rob Simmons stopped actively campaigning for the Senate seat, and essentially conceded the race to Linda McMahon.
And then he really surged in momentum:
He’s picked up 6 points in a new poll. Ann Coulter is openly …
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 …
Rob Simmons, Reportedly Calling It a Campaign
Breaking: “A Republican source says Rob Simmons told his staff Monday he will end his campaign for U.S. Senate at a press conference Tuesday morning in New London.”
Just got the e-mail from the Simmons camp:
MEDIA ADVISORY: SIMMONS …
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.
Hey, That Dormant Campaign Just Moved!
For a dormant campaign, Rob Simmons’s effort is strangely active, with a television ad.
Rob Simmons, who halted his campaign for the Republican Senate nomination after losing the party endorsement to former WWE CEO Linda McMahon, will begin airing …
Is Rob Simmons Coming Back or Just Teasing?
There’s a fine line between keeping your options open and being a big tease, and/or indecisive, and once (and future?) Senate candidate Rob Simmons is getting right up to that line:
The former CIA operative and member of …
Arguments For, and Against, Linda McMahon
As I’ve made clear below, I’m not enamored with WWE or the idea of Linda McMahon as the Republican standard-bearer in Connecticut. But for fairness’s sake, here are some takes on her campaign from readers in Connecticut, …
Rob Simmons: I Can’t Keep Up With Linda McMahon’s Spending
A strange development: Rob Simmons isn’t quite leaving the Connecticut Senate race . . . but he’s not going to campaign, either.
Speaking for myself and my family, however, we understand the mathematical reality of competing against an opponent with unlimited …
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, …
Will Richard Blumenthal Leave the Senate Race?
The career of Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal appears to be on the verge of a spectacular immolation:
“We have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam,” Mr. Blumenthal said to the group gathered …