Former WWE executive Linda McMahon, who's running as a Republican for Chris Dodd's Senate seat, has been forced multiple times to explain why she's given thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates and groups --- including White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, a hated figure on the right.
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A video surfaced this week of McMahon explaining the donations to Emanuel and his PAC, which total $7,800, at a recent meeting with the Republican Town Committee in Enfield, Conn.
As she explained, Ari Emanuel, Rahm's brother and a famous Hollywood agent, represented World Wrestling Entertainment and often asked McMahon for donations to different causes. Ari Emanuel also gave money to the WWE at times.