Political Capitol

Brian Lockhart covers the Connecticut General Assembly in Hartford

Barack for appointed school board in Bridgeport, Michelle against…

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… according to the mailers I’ve received from proponents/opponents of Bridgeport’s key charter revision question on tomorrow’s ballot.

Here’s an ad featuring a beaming President beside Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch sent out last month by the folks who want residents to vote “yes” for an appointed ed board:

And here’s the mailer circulated over the weekend with a smiling First Lady:

Obviously these aren’t official White House endorsements and the two sides have taken it upon themselves to use the First Couple’s images to court supporters.

So confusing. At least we know that Obama, a Democrat, supports Republican Linda McMahon for U.S. Senate in Connecticut. Wait. What? I thought the President was all in for Democrat Chris Murphy…

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