WWE released the following this morning

WWEŽ's Linda McMahon Resigns to Run for U.S. Senate

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. today announced that Linda McMahon has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer after announcing her candidacy for the United States Senate, representing the state of Connecticut. Vince McMahon assumes the duties of Chief Executive Officer in addition to his current position as WWEŽ Chairman. McMahon will be supported by the seasoned executive management team already in place and led by Chief Operating Officer and board member, Donna Goldsmith.

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Linda McMahon has also launched her campaign website, which includes information on why she's running and which issues are important to her. Visit Linda2010.com to learn more and support her campaign.

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