Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal Loses Ground, Leads Linda McMahon By Just Three Points

A seat that was solid Democrat is now in play...

Democratic 'misspeaker' Blumenthal 48, Linda McMahon 45%

Following a New York Times report that he exaggerated his military record, Democratic Senate hopeful Richard Blumenthal has lost ground in match-ups against all his potential Republican challengers in Connecticut.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Connecticut finds Blumenthal with just a three-point advantage over Linda McMahon, 48% to 45%. Two weeks ago, he led the former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment by 13 percentage points. The New York Times story broke late Monday; the survey was taken Tuesday evening.

When matched against former GOP Congressman Rob Simmons, Blumenthal leads by 11 - 50% to 39%. Two weeks ago, the longtime state attorney general held a 23-point lead over Simmons.
Linda McMahon, capitalizing on the momentum, is Advertising on Google...

This appeared at the top of this blog this morning for the first time: Linda 2010