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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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Linda McMahon

Sep 28, 2012 — Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, in her second attempt at becoming Connecticut's first female senator, is close in the polls. If McMahon defeats Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy, she'd also become the state's first GOP senator in decades.
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Aug 13, 2012 — Former World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda McMahon is making her second run for a U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut. Once again she is campaigning with primarily her own millions. And her opponents again say she can't separate herself from the controversial side of professional wrestling.
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Oct 27, 2010 — A federal judge has ruled that wrestling fans can wear their WWE garb to the Connecticut polls. The decision was in response to a lawsuit by Vince McMahon, WWE founder, and was meant to support his wife, Linda, who's running for the U.S. Senate.
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Oct 4, 2010 — Linda McMahon questioned Richard Blumenthal's honesty, using his misstated Vietnam War record against him. In a new TV ad, she lets a question linger with her audience: if he would lie about Vietnam, what else would he lie about?
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Sep 28, 2010 — Republican Linda McMahon remains in a much closer than expected Connecticut race for U.S. Senate, trailing Democrat Richard Blumenthal by just three percentage points in the latest Quinnipiac University poll.
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May 25, 2010 — Richard Blumenthal may still have a hard time making people forget about the flap over his military service. But he is still the Democratic nominee for the Senate in Connecticut. Rob Simmons, a Republican who was also running, is now out.
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May 18, 2010 — Connecticut state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, a candidate for a Senate seat, strikes back at a New York Times story suggesting he lied about serving in Vietnam.
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