Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Blumenthal Wins Senate Seat As Republicans Take Control Of House Of Representatives

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Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal beat Linda McMahon yesterday to capture the retiring Sen. Chris Dodd's seat in the U.S. Senate.

Sen. Dodd, who has been extremely supportive the Mohegan Tribe, will leave the Senate at the beginning of January.

Repubicans won control of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday and picked up more seats in the U.S. Senate, which will inevitably lead to a greater discussion over future legislation.

Democrat Dan Malloy was declared the winner over Republican Tom Foley in the election for governor of Connecticut.

Gov. Deval Patrick won re-election in Massachusetts and Andrew Cuomo will be New York's next governor.