Tag - Linda McMahon Senate 2012

Linda McMahon loses second Senate election

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For the past four years, former WWE CEO Linda McMahon dedicated her life campaigning trying to become a U.S. Senator. Last night, her second shot at the Senate seat was lost as Democrat Chris Murphy defeated McMahon in the election. Flanked by her son Shane, daughter Stephanie, son-in-law Triple H, and husband Vince, Linda conceded the race just...

Linda McMahon gets family support on election day

Linda McMahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and his son-in-law Triple H made their way back to the United States today to join Linda McMahon on election day. The two were at the RAW tapings – and Vince even appeared on camera – but will not be at the Smackdown tapings tonight. Linda campaigned till the last day, meeting supporters and workers...

Linda McMahon spends over $28 million for second Senate bid

Linda McMahon

The Associated Press has a story about Linda McMahon’s campaign spending, listing her total for this race to more than $28 million according to the latest finance records obtained on Friday. The $27 million – in addition to the $50 million she spent in her failed bid in 2010 – brings her total to over $78 million, a staggering...

WWE defends itself against Linda McMahon’s Senate opponent

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The Associated Press is carrying an article today about the WWE trying to distance itself from the Attitude Era videos floating around everywhere on the web and protecting Linda McMahon in her Senate election in the process. “It’s being presented as today’s WWE,” said Brian Flinn, a WWE spokesman, “and it does not...

Democrats upload new video against Linda, WWE takes it down

Linda McMahon

Last week, a team of from the WWE legal department started flagging down videos on YouTube which had to be removed, mostly the Attitude Era edgier videos which were being used against Linda McMahon’s Senate campaign by the Democrats. “In response to news that the WWE is scrubbing the internet of sexually explicit material from Linda...

WWE removing old, edgier videos from video sharing websites

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A team of WWE employees are busy looking at video sharing websites and flagging all videos from the Attitude Era that are being used in attacks mostly against Linda McMahon. Tons of videos were removed from the popular YouTube website already with a WWE rep saying that they are damaging “the corporate reputation” of the company. These...

Linda McMahon takes lead in poll for Seante seat

Linda McMahon

According to a Quinnipiac University poll released today, former WWE CEO Linda McMahon is ahead of her rival, Christopher Murphy, to snatch the Senate seat this November, leading 49% to 46%. McMahon leads 54% to 42% among men voters although she’s looking the women battle 50% to 46%. She also leads 55% to 40% among possible independent...

Primary Day number two for Linda McMahon in Connecticut

Linda McMahon

It’s a big day for Linda McMahon today as today is Primary Day with Connecticut voting for their next U.S. Senator. Polls will open till 8PM tonight and McMahon is expected to win the Primary after she received backing from the Republican party to be their choice for the November election. “It’s time to restore America’s...

Linda McMahon releases 2010 tax returns

Linda McMahon

After getting some flack from her opponents who want the same Senate seat, Linda McMahon finally released the 2010 tax returns to the Associated Press. Linda and her husband Vince earned a total of $30.6 million in 2010, paying $4.7 million in federal taxes. The 2011 returns have not been released yet although her campaign team said that they will...