Former Rep. Rob Simmons dropped his bid to run for retiring Sen. Chris Dodd's seat in Connecticut after losing out to Linda McMahon at the state Republican convention, but McMahon is apparently worried he's still running. Hotline OnCall's Reid Wilson reports:
Ex-Rep. Rob Simmons (R) may have suspended his CT SEN bid, but ex-WWE CEO Linda McMahon (R) still sees evidence that Simmons is pursuing the state's GOP nomination."It's hard to imagine why he's left his name on the ballot," McMahon said of Simmons, in an interview with The Hotline yesterday. "I think he's hoping that I will fail, and that there are some -- that there would be some opportunity for him to reenergize his campaign and get back in. I think the public may be starting to grow a little restless relative to that stand at this point."