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President Obama to campaign for Terry McAuliffe
http://www.politico.com ^ | 10/29/13 1:55 PM EDT | By ALEXANDER BURNS

Posted on 10/29/2013 1:08:35 PM PDT by Maelstorm

President Barack Obama will campaign for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe this weekend, giving a late boost to McAuliffe as he seeks to energize core Democratic voters in an off-year governor’s race, Democratic sources told POLITICO.

Obama is set to appear at a Sunday afternoon get-out-the-vote rally in Northern Virginia. It will be the president’s first campaign appearance for McAuliffe, the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

McAuliffe’s campaign has been working to activate many of the same voters who carried Virginia for Obama in 2008 and 2012: young people, independent women and African American, Latino and Asian American voters. Some of those groups – particularly young and nonwhite voters — tend to participate at lower rates in non-presidential elections.

The Democrat currently has held a consistent polling lead over his Republican opponent, state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. A Washington Post survey published Monday found McAuliffe 12 points ahead of the GOP nominee.

Both candidates have turned their attention in recent days to firing up the party faithful ahead of the Nov. 5 vote.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: cuccinelli; mcauliffe; obama
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To: diverteach

That’s McAwful.


21 posted on 10/29/2013 1:29:13 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I agree.

His eyes do NOT match his smile.

To me, he looks like a psychopath.


22 posted on 10/29/2013 1:29:56 PM PDT by WayneS (No problem is so great that it cannot be made worse by having Barack Obama try to solve it.)
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To: diverteach

In reality it should be the kiss of death for MaCauliffe.

Obama loves to campaign and its a short flight for Marine 1.
Obama would campaign for Beelzebob if he was a Democrat, which he probably is.
Northern Va. is filled with Hispanics and Vietnamese.


23 posted on 10/29/2013 1:30:42 PM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: WayneS
The word "beady" comes to mind.
24 posted on 10/29/2013 1:30:48 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: Maelstorm

This can only mean that McAuliffe is way down in the polls and has no choice but to throw a Hail Mary.

The irony is that this will only hurt McAuliffe chances as Obama is one if the least popular presidents in history.


25 posted on 10/29/2013 1:35:21 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Oliviaforever
This can only mean that McAuliffe is way down in the polls and has no choice but to throw a Hail Mary.

McAuliffe is way up in the polls. They are bringing in Obama so that O. can take some credit for the win.

26 posted on 10/29/2013 1:38:22 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: diverteach
I'm sure Obama will play to the usual handpicked crowd of adoring fans and the media will give it wall-to-wall coverage so we all will know how popular he is.

The campaign isn't for McAuliffe; it's for Obama.

27 posted on 10/29/2013 1:40:32 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: diverteach

Just heard Mia Farrow’s kid on MSNBC saying that the public craves the Clintons’ “honesty”.

Yes, I’m sober!


28 posted on 10/29/2013 1:42:31 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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To: Maelstorm

Sleaze and sleazerer.


29 posted on 10/29/2013 1:44:04 PM PDT by eCSMaster ("It is not the color of his skin, ... it is the blackness that fills his soul")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I see it the opposite. The rats are going to win this, so they will let the buffoon campaign. This way the media can tell us how popular he still is, never mind the polls that say otherwise. Hope I am wrong


30 posted on 10/29/2013 2:04:08 PM PDT by italianquaker
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To: diverteach

One can only hope McCauliffe fails by large margins,
which will highlight the Obama death touch.

Endorsed by the former impeached president bill clinton
and his failure of a wife.

Hahahahah.


31 posted on 10/29/2013 2:34:00 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: diverteach

But it probably wont be in Virginia.Can we take back the Lee family home and let them have the rest?


32 posted on 10/29/2013 2:34:43 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: diverteach; zot

When I heard this on the news this morning, I had the thought: “Is McAuliffe actually in worse shape, based upon internal Dem polls, than the MSM polling is saying?”


33 posted on 10/29/2013 3:31:18 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: GreyFriar

I hope this endorsement is a kiss of death for Terry McAwful.


34 posted on 10/29/2013 4:55:07 PM PDT by zot
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To: Maelstorm

I personally some students, including a couple ROTC students where I work, who have been campaigning and going door to door for Cucinelli despite the fact that they personally disagree with and oppose Cucinelli on pretty much every social issue there is. And it is basically because, aside from just how much of a monstrous tool McAuliffe is, he also is slightly less qualified to run a state’s economy than a 9 year old with his first lemonade stand. And anyone whose been conscious during Terry’s campaign can see this.


35 posted on 10/29/2013 5:25:28 PM PDT by freedom462
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To: freedom462

I’ve been door knocking every day the past week. I went out this afternoon and I’ve seen a lot of new enthusiasm for Cuccinelli. Bringing in Obama I think is a wrong move from McAuliffe. The mess with Obamacare is resonating. One lady told me flat out that she had been undecided till she saw the news that Obama was campaigning for McAuliffe. I’m out again tomorrow. I’m going out every day till election day God willing.


36 posted on 10/29/2013 8:43:01 PM PDT by Maelstorm (Obamacare is your healthcare on stupid.)
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To: Oliviaforever

I’m not sure but I do believe McAuliffe fears that the black vote won’t turn out. The problem is bringing Obama into the race puts a big spotlight on McAuliffe and ties him to Obamacare which is falling apart. Tonight I met two voters who were not party GOP who are voting Republican one because Obamacare is causing his premiums to go up and the other because she saw Obama was campaigning for McAuliffe. I’ve talked to a lot of people and that was the first I’d seen such a strong response. I just hope it is enough going into this last phase. I wish Ken had enough money to totally saturate Virginia with ads tying McAuliffe to Obama and Obamacare.


37 posted on 10/29/2013 8:47:22 PM PDT by Maelstorm (Obamacare is your healthcare on stupid.)
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To: eCSMaster

You’ve got that right. McAuliffe may be making a big mistake bringing the President in. Many people don’t realize McAuliffe is an Obama clone.


38 posted on 10/29/2013 8:48:15 PM PDT by Maelstorm (Obamacare is your healthcare on stupid.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I take this as meaning McAwful is on the ropes and they figure if they're going to lose anyway they might as well let President Trayvon have a go at it.

I read it exactly the opposite way.

They've decided McAuliffe can't lose, so they'll let Obama show his face so his sycophants can say he closed the deal for McAuliffe.

39 posted on 10/29/2013 8:48:28 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Maelstorm

If McAuliffe wins, I’m not moving back to Virginia after my stint here in Italy. I’m thinking one of the Ts: Tennessee or Texas!


40 posted on 10/30/2013 3:09:22 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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