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This Congressman's Story Perfectly Illustrates GOP Obstructionism Toward Obama

Mon May 23 02:13:06 EDT 2016 | The Huffington Post
Tom Perriello embraced Obama's agenda, even in a conservative-leaning Virginia district. But while he did fairly well, he lost his seat in the 2010 tea party wave. Even with President Barack Obama’s triumph on election night in 2008, Tom Perriello needed a recount to squeak out a victory in his House race. He ended up winning by roughly 700 votes in a district the size of New Jersey -- a margin that infuriated Republicans and shocked political observers. A progressive wasn’t supposed to be ..

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