Rubio calls Conn. voters to aid Linda McMahon's Senate bid

“Hi, this is Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioWhich GOP pols will actually show up at the convention? Poll: Rubio holds massive lead in primary Rubio: Turkey attack 'directed' by ISIS MORE. I’m calling you to urge you to vote for Linda McMahon on Nov. 6,” the robocall said, according to the local paper. “I’ve been fighting to reduce spending and taxes in Washington, but I need Linda’s help.”

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McMahon, the first lady of the wrestling industry as former CEO of the WWE, is in a tight race against Rep. Chris MurphyChris MurphyReid backs House Puerto Rico bill Meet the man who sparked the Democratic revolt on guns The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Conn.) to replace retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.).

McMahon has touted her business experience, while also pointing out that she’s a proud a grandmother in order to appeal to women.

“We need more job creators in the Senate, and Linda McMahon fits the bill,” Rubio said in the recording. “I know she’ll stand with me when we’re working toward tax cuts and lower spending because she knows that will help our middle class and small businesses. … Our families need Linda McMahon in Washington, and I need you to vote for Linda McMahon on Nov. 6.”

Rubio also accused her opponent of being a "career politician."

“Her opponent is a career politician who has been in Washington voting for higher taxes and more debt,” Rubio said. “His votes have nearly doubled our debt in six years. We can’t afford six more years of that.”

McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money when she lost to Sen. Richard BlumenthalRichard BlumenthalOvernight Tech: Groups grade Clinton tech agenda | Facebook activates safety check in Istanbul | Another holdup for location data bill Senate faces critical vote on Puerto Rico Reid backs House Puerto Rico bill MORE (D-Conn.) in 2010, has spent nearly that much again in 2012. Murphy’s campaign has accused her of trying to buy the election.

Sens. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsThe Trail 2016: Meet and greet and grief Senators press Obama education chief on reforms GOP senator: Trump endorsement could depend on VP MORE (R-Maine) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiSenators seek state revenue sharing for offshore drilling Senate panel approves 0M for international climate fund GOP senator praises Supreme Court's abortion ruling MORE (R-Alaska) have also campaigned for McMahon in Connecticut, while Sens. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenOvernight Defense: US blames ISIS for Turkey attack | Afghan visas in spending bill | Army rolls up its sleeves Senate panel passes bill that would create 4K visas for Afghans GOP senators: Brexit vote a wake-up call MORE (D-N.H.), Barbara MikulskiBarbara MikulskiSenate Appropriations speeds through spending bills Clinton ally stands between Sanders and chairmanship dream If 'bipartisanship' is now a dirty word, how about a rebranding? MORE (D-Md.) and Mary LandrieuMary Landrieu oil is changing the world and Washington Ex-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm Republican announces bid for Vitter’s seat MORE (D-La.) have campaigned for Murphy.

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