Simmons bows out of race

Republican Senate candidate Rob Simmons is ending his campaign.He said he will stop all fundraising and campaign activities although he will leave his name on

HARTFORD - Republican Senate candidate Rob Simmons is ending his campaign.

He said he will stop all fundraising and campaign activities although he will leave his name on a primary ballot against Linda McMahon.

McMahon won the party endorsement at the state convention over the weekend.

Simmons had initially vowed to wage a primary fight.

Republicans endorse Linda McMahon for Senate seat

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