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Democrat Chris Murphy has defeated Linda McMahon, winning the race for Senator in the State of Connecticut. FOX Business News projects that Democrat Chris Murphy has defeated Linda McMahon in their Senate race in Connecticut. NBC, ABC, CBS and CNN have all confirmed she’s lost as well.
The loss marks the second straight loss for Linda McMahon, who has now spent over $80 million dollars on a pair of failed bids to become Senator. Some say she’s spent well over $100 million dollars. Linda alongside Vince, Stephanie and Triple H will concede and give a speech later tonight. Vince McMahon is obviously not going to be a happy camper tonight!
Before everyone starts in with the “PG era is over!” comments (and you know they will!), it should be noted that Linda McMahon’s senate campaign has very little to do with the current PG rating. It is well known that the main reason behind the “PG” rating has to do with sponsors and advertisers. Also, you can still put on a great product with a “PG” ...
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We noted before that Vince McMahon was high on the team of Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow.
Vince is especially a fan of Sandow’s work and it’s said he is open to pushing Sandow even if it means breaking him away from Rhodes.
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"Ms. McMahon may or may not get to influence job creation as a senator. But she has already made an impact on the Connecticut...
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He tweeted Tuesday...
Linda McMahon, former president and CEO of WWE, failed in her bid for a Senate seat in Connecticut, losing to Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy on Tuesday. This follows her 2010 loss to Richard Blumenthal in the race for the state's other seat in the Senate.
The total cost of losing two elections has ranged from $90 to $97 million, according to estimates. McMahon spent $50 million...
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