The following is an excerpt from an article in the WashingtonPost.com:
HARTFORD, Conn. — Criticism aimed at Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal wasn’t enough to keep him from securing the Democratic nomination for Christopher Dodd’s U.S. Senate seat but was sufficient to help political unknown and ex-wrestling executive Linda McMahon get the GOP nod.
Blumenthal and McMahon won their party nominations at conventions Friday for the post that the Democratic senator has held since 1981. Dodd is retiring.
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