Creigh Deeds is the First Test of Obama's Political Coattails, and They're Not Looking Long

by Benjamin Domenech on 8:15 am October 19, 2009

Newsweek calls Virginia’s gubernatorial race “the first big electoral test of Barack Obama’s presidency.” Unfortunately, Obama seems to be taking this one pass-fail. “Already, unnamed White House aides have leaked that it’s Deeds’s race to win, perhaps distancing themselves from the blowback if he loses.”

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