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Bringing her campaign to the morning bacchanalia outside the Yale-Harvard Game, U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon declared her trust in President Obama on Afghanistan—but not on health care reform.

McMahon, one of five Republicans running to unseat Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd in Connecticut in 2010, Brought her campaign to New Haven Saturday. She circulated among the revelers at tailgate parties outside the Yale Bowl before the opening kick-off of the annual late-November Ivy League football showdown. McMahon, along with two other candidates, led Dodd in the most recent Quinnipiac University poll on the race.

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