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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit By Wrestler’s Widow

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the widow of a World Wrestling Entertainment performer against Linda McMahon, the company’s former chief executive who is running for U.S. Senate in Connecticut.

04/04/2012

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Audit: WWE Owes $7K

A state audit of WWE that was an issue in the 2010 Connecticut Senate race has found the company owes around $7,000 in underpaid unemployment compensation.

05/25/2011

Warned by Justice Department, WWE Cancels Voter Giveaways

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ World Wrestling Entertainment says it has reluctantly agreed to stop plans to give away merchandise to Connecticut voters after receiving a warning from the U.S. Justice Department. In a letter dated […]

11/01/2010

WWE Fans Say Enthusiasm May Not Translate to Support at Polls

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ World Wrestling Entertainment fans who cheer and boo on cue during shows say their fanaticism doesn’t guarantee they’ll send the company’s former CEO to Washington as the state’s U.S. senator. With […]

10/31/2010

Ad by Candidate's Daughter Says TV Didn't Show Her Real Self

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Stephanie McMahon’s previous starring roles have included slapping her mother and calling her profane names. Now, Linda McMahon’s Senate campaign is using the daughter in a loving testimonial that says “our home […]

10/27/2010

C&S with Daniela Altimari 10/26

C&S discuss Susan Bysiewicz’ announcement which would prohibit voters from wearing WWE apparel.

10/27/2010

AP Looks at Pro Wrestling as an Issue in Senate Campaign

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon, a former wrestling executive accused by her Democratic opponent of trying to skirt health and safety regulations by lobbying states […]

10/22/2010

WWE Garb May Be Barred at Polling Places

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s voter registrars are being told they can ask people wearing World Wrestling Entertainment garb to cover that up while voting. Av Harris, a spokesman for the secretary of the state’s […]

10/22/2010

Democratic Chair Asks FEC to Look into McMahon, Wrestling Campaign

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The chairwoman of the Connecticut Democrats is seeking a federal elections investigation into whether Republican Linda McMahon’s Senate campaign illegally coordinated with the professional wrestling company where McMahon was CEO until […]

10/20/2010

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