Sep 20, 2011, 9:04pm EDT
July 24, 2013
Linda McMahon's cash helps the GOP forgive her
Daniela Altimari of the Hartford Courant has reported that Linda McMahon is still active politically in her home state, donating generously to the Republican Party and even advising local GOP chairman Jerry Labriola Jr.
February 25, 2013
Linda McMahon returns as a political blogger
In a surprising move, the Huffington Post has decided to feature Linda McMahon as a political blogger. This came with an exclusive interview, where she likened WWE to a Batman movie when asked about their recent immigration themed storylines.
November 21, 2012
Linda McMahon hands out bounced checks and condoms
Linda McMahon is still getting bad publicity in her home state of Connecticut, due to complaints of bounced checks to her New Haven canvassers. The ringleader claims he received condoms in his pay packet for speaking out about the late payments.
November 13, 2012
Jerry Jarrett chimes in on Jerry Lawler's return
Jerry Jarrett, Jerry "The King" Lawler's wrestling business partner in Memphis for two decades, interestingly has been one of the few insiders to publicly criticise the CM Punk and Paul Heyman fake heart attack angle that WWE scripted for his return.
November 9, 2012
Linda McMahon already attempting babyface turn
Taking a page from the old pro wrestling playbook, Linda did a softball interview with 'Bloomberg Businessweek' earlier today, to start the long hard road in turning herself from hated heel to beloved philanthropic babyface.
November 8, 2012
Will Linda McMahon take the go away heat hint?
Everyone wants Linda McMahon to pack her political ball up and go home, the Connecticut Democrats, her Republican colleagues, the voters, the local media, and even her husband Vince. But Linda doesn't seem to have given up on the dream, just yet.
November 5, 2012
Linda McMahon vs. Chris Murphy election day blog
Last-minute accusations of dirty tricks, Chris Murphy closes with a powerful speech, while Linda McMahon focuses on grass roots efforts to get her voters out in droves tomorrow. We will update this post as more news comes in on election day itself.
November 4, 2012
Game over for Linda McMahon, as fatigue sets in?
A ringing endorsement of Chris Murphy by Barack Obama, while Linda McMahon annoys the general public with new ads that have nothing new to say, should be the final nails in her second $50 million political coffin.
October 28, 2012
Linda McMahon attacks Chris Murphy on female pay
The latest attack by Linda McMahon against her opponent Chris Murphy is that he's anti-woman because he pays the men on his political staff 50% more than women. Yes, this coming from the wrestling CEO that has an even bigger female pay discrepancy!
October 26, 2012
WWE distancing Linda McMahon from Trump donation
Donald Trump has offered $5 million to Barack Obama to release his college records and passport applications in a grandstand challenge, which funnily enough is the same amount Vince McMahon personally gave to Trump for his past WWE appearances.
October 25, 2012
Republicans upset at Linda McMahon advertisement
Linda McMahon has risked alienating her conservative supporters by airing an advertisement encouraging Barack Obama voters to cross the aisle and vote for an independent thinker. Republicans Rob Simmons and Christopher Shays were both disappointed.
October 25, 2012
WWE sold 93% of their Connecticut film tax credits
Linda McMahon ran WWE -- took advantage of "corporate welfare", according to their favourite local newspaper "The Journal Inquirer".
October 22, 2012
Connecticut media endorse Linda McMahon's opponent
Linda McMahon took a hammering over the weekend as every newspaper that offered a candidate an endorsement, gave her the thumbs down, despite her opponent's obvious flaws. However, the worst burial came from the Republican leaning "Journal Inquirer".
October 18, 2012
WWE spooked that tax issues will cost Linda dearly
The Democrats have attacked WWE for cheating Connecticut taxpayers while taking $22 million in tax credits. WWE soon responded with a press release trumpeting how they pay their taxes, defending themselves from the allegations of any impropriety.
October 17, 2012
Updated - Was WWE caught dodging Connecticut tax?
The answer to this question seems to be yes, as an audit by WWE's home state led to a $4.4 million settlement by the company recently for withheld taxes. This could prove to be the difference maker in Linda McMahon's tight election race.
October 16, 2012
Debate 3: shame on you Linda McMahon supporters!
Linda McMahon earned a draw in her third debate, thanks to a partisan crowd that threw Chris Murphy off his game. As a wrestling fan though, I was ashamed that Linda's supporters booed Murphy for mentioning her terrible record of occupational death.
October 11, 2012
Linda McMahon booed and snickered in second debate
Linda McMahon's personal attacks backfire, as her response to the factual assertion that it took her 36 years to pay off her bankruptcy debts led to boos and laughters from the pro-Murphy crowd she was debating in front of.
October 11, 2012
Linda McMahon vs. Chris Murphy round 2 tonight
Tonight at 7 p.m ET will be the second debate of four between Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy in their Connecticut U.S. Senate race. I will be watching and live tweeting from the Cageside Seats official twitter account.
October 9, 2012
Connecticut media drops the ball on Punk's assault
That Vince, he's a crazy old bastard, how does Linda put up with him, LOL, I wish I was a fly on their dinner table - what goes for insightful political coverage about WWE in the Connecticut media. CM Punk assaulting an innocent bystander, who cares?
October 7, 2012
How did Linda McMahon fare in her first debate?
Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy clashed in a feisty debate today, with Murphy accusing Linda of plagiarising her jobs plan, a claim she was disgusted by. Later on, Linda came unstuck on the controversial subject of same-sex marriage.
September 28, 2012
AFL-CIO union attacks Linda McMahon on WWE record
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AFL-CIO) has a sent a mailer to all its 38,000 members in Connecticut attacking Linda McMahon's treatment of her wrestlers during her days as WWE CEO. Just what she needs!
September 26, 2012
Linda McMahon's mixed treatment of women in WWE
Linda McMahon has fired back at Chris Murphy's attack of being anti-women by touting the health benefits that she gave her own female employees as the CEO of WWE. But her female wrestlers never received these benefits. She even fired a pregnant Diva.
September 21, 2012
Linda McMahon reeling from campaign controversies
Linda McMahon has been reeling from a series of campaign controversies. More publicity of past misogynistic WWE angles, a backfired attempt to distance herself from Mitt Romney and the revelation that half her 1976 bankruptcy debts went unpaid.
September 18, 2012
WWE removing any controversial online material
Dave Meltzer broke the news that WWE had been on a tear recently removing a huge number of videos from the Internet due to them being of copyrighted material. It soon turned out though that this was a favour to Linda McMahon's senate campaign.
September 14, 2012
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. sticks the boots to Linda
Now that he's lost his cushy position as a WWE board member, Lowell P. Weicker Jr. announced that he was backing Linda McMahon's Democrat rival Chris Murphy in the 2012 Connecticut election. Of course, this decision had nothing to do with WWE.