Linda McMahon, Vince’s wife and the CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, is exploring a run for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut now held by Christopher Dodd. The Washington Post‘s “The Fix” political blogger Chris Cillizza, reported the news, and WWE confirmed it. The company said that if Linda runs, Vince will serve as both chairman and CEO.
My book on the Benoit murder-suicide, Chris & Nancy, which is about to be published, concludes with Linda McMahon’s appointment to the Connecticut Board of Education. But now the McMahons are hunting bigger game.