The PAC is reminder that Themis Klarides is staying active and keeping options open for 2022.
Linda McMahon is raising millions with her pro-Trump super PAC, but little from CT
Records show McMahon raised $83 million by Aug. 31 for America First. She says she’s raised more since then.
CT lawmakers raised more than $1 million each in campaign cash, outpacing challengers
As the pandemic poses new challenges in raising money, political candidates need campaign cash more than ever.
McMahon resigns from Trump administration
While Linda McMahon will quit the Trump administration, she is expected to help raise funds for the president’s reelection.
Lamont joins other govs in D.C., plans to skip Trump dinner
At the National Governor’s Association gathering, Lamont joins other Democrats in opposition to the current limit on the deductibility of state and local taxes.
Linda McMahon in Washington, re-imagining the SBA
WASHINGTON – Linda McMahon, the highest-ranking member of the Trump administration from Connecticut, has had a trial-by-fire first year as head of the Small Business Administration. In this Sunday Conversation, she spoke with The Connecticut Mirror about her year as part of the Trump cabinet.
An unlikely postscript to two expensive, bitter campaigns
The black SUV glided to a stop Friday outside a factory off I-91 in Hartford’s industrial North Meadows. Out popped Linda McMahon. Waiting was a smiling Richard Blumenthal, a man she branded a liar in a $50 million campaign for U.S. Senate in 2010. “Nice to see you!” McMahon said. “Where is Sen. Murphy?” That would be Chris Murphy, the man McMahon opposed two years later, also at a cost of $50 million. He was coming.
Murphy campaign says it’s raised $3 million this year
WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Murphy on Tuesday said his election campaign has raised $3 million in the first three months of this year, mostly from small donations. Murphy said he has received 66,039 donations averaging $42 per contribution this year, and ended the first quarter of the year with nearly $3.5 million in cash-on-hand.
Senate gives McMahon valentine with vote to make her new SBA chief
WASHINGTON – Despite a lack of government experience, World Wrestling Entertainment co-founder Linda McMahon was easily confirmed by the Senate Tuesday to head the Small Business Administration. More than half of Senate Democrats joined Republicans in the 81-19 vote for McMahon’s confirmation.
To avoid conflicts, McMahon to dump some assets, positions
WASHINGTON — To avoid conflicts of interests, Linda McMahon said she would begin divesting herself of certain assets and positions – including her post as vice chair of the board of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield – if she is confirmed as head of the Small Business Administration.
Key panel gives McMahon bipartisan support as SBA chief
WASHINGTON — Linda McMahon’s nomination to head the Small Business administration was quickly approved by members of a key committee, even as Democrats pulled out all the stops Tuesday to delay confirmation on several controversial Trump administration nominees.
Unlike other Trump picks, McMahon sails through confirmation hearing
WASHINGTON — Introduced by two Connecticut senators who crushed her political hopes in Connecticut, Linda McMahon on Tuesday sailed through a confirmation hearing, placing her a step closer to becoming the next head of the Small Business Administration.
Linda McMahon is Trump pick for Small Business Administration
Linda McMahon, the WWE co-founder and two-time Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut, was named Wednesday as President-elect Donald J. Trump’s choice as the administrator of the Small Business Administration.
Linda McMahon: ‘Stay tuned’ on Trump job offer
WASHINGTON – The World Wrestling Federation co-founder and two-time Senate candidate said she discussed the Small Business Administration, among other things, with President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday.
Romano, other CT Republicans open to Trump administration jobs
WASHINGTON — After the Trump transition team selects candidates for top jobs, it will turn its attention to thousands of other positions it must fill – including the entire West Wing staff – and Connecticut GOP Party Chairman J.R. Romano and other state Republicans say they would not mind being in the mix.