By any means necessary: McMahon embraces Obama

Our colleague at WNPR, Jeff Cohen, flagged this one: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon is running an ad appealing directly to Obama voters.

To make it easier for such folks, McMahon is inviting them to cast a vote for her on the independent line, just in case going GOP is too painful. Both she and Democrat Chris Murphy, who was cross-endorsed by the Working Families Party, appear on two ballot lines.