Obama push for Deeds continues

Copyright 2009
Thursday, October 29, 2009; 2:40 PM

By Rosalind Helderman Ever receive a letter from the president of the United States? About 330,000 Virginians are about to get one, as the Democratic Party of Virginia puts a letter in the snail mail from President Obama to voters identified as part of the "surge" who came out to the polls to elect Obama last year and are now seen as critical to closing the gap between Democrat Creigh Deeds and Republican Bob McDonnell. The letterhead includes a nifty presidential symbol with the words, "A special message from President Barack Obama." In the letter, Obama writes: "To make real changes in this country, it will take more than just my presidency - it requires your continued vigilance in the cause of progress. To move this country forward, I need the support and partnership of good governors who are ready to help lay the foundations of change. And this November

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