Pro-wrestling executive Linda McMahon greets former Rep. Christopher Shays before a campaign debate in April. Both are seeking the Republican nomination to succeed retiring Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut independent. The primary vote is in August. (Associated Press)

Pro-wrestling executive Linda McMahon greets former Rep. Christopher Shays before a campaign debate in April. Both are seeking the Republican nomination to succeed retiring Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut independent. The primary vote is in August. (Associated Press)