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  • Linda McMahon has a comfortable lead in the race for a U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut over former Rep. Christopher Shays. (Associated Press)

    Tea partyers flex muscle in three states with Tuesday primaries

    Anti-establishment Republicans are gunning for the GOP nod in primaries for Senate seats in Connecticut, Florida and Wisconsin on Tuesday, in what is the last major test for tea partyers and their allies before November.


  • Linda McMahon is running again as an outsider for the U.S. Senate after losing her first race two years ago. She spent nearly $50 million of her own fortune in 2010 in a losing bid for U.S. Senate against Democrat Richard Blumenthal. (Associated Press)

    Another Senate bid for McMahon

    Soon after Linda McMahon suffered a three-count smackdown, she was back on her feet buying postelection TV ads to thank supporters and looking to get right back in the ring.


  • 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)

    McMahon wrestles establishment for GOP Senate nomination prize

    Establishment Republicans in Washington are rallying around former Rep. Christopher Shays in his bid to become the party's Senate nominee in Connecticut this fall, arguing that he is the party's best chance to seize the seat of retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman.


  • Around the Nation

    Bush to undergo colonoscopy today


  • Around the Nation

    Bush to undergo colonoscopy today


  • House Republicans pressure president

    Several House Republicans yesterday called on President Bush to reconvene the bipartisan Iraq Study Group to assess the war effort, the latest in a series of party moves to challenge the White House without aligning with antiwar Democrats.


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