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Rural Reps.: Are They Turning to Obama?

Rep. Rick Boucher (D-VA) pressed the endorsement button Jan. 21, for Barack Obama (here, he’s lighting up a new technology center in Wise County with company and state officials).Photo: Gotricities Rep Rick Boucher (D-VA) endorsed Barack Obama on Monday. “I represent a rural district of 27 counties and cities in southwestern Virginia,” Boucher announced. “George […]

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McCain Wins South Carolina’s Most Urban and Rural

The GOP presidential primary (1/19/08): McCain’s counties in blue, Huckabee’s in red. Problems with voting machines in Horry County (Myrtle Beach) delayed those returns. Source: State of South Carolina Arizona Senator John McCain won South Carolina’s Republican primary yesterday, attracting 33% of the statewide vote. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, McCain’s only close competitor in […]

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Clinton Rolls to a Win with Las Vegas

Jeff Pittman, member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Union, showed his support at Saturday’s Democratic caucus in Gardnerville, Nevada. Barack Obama won the most votes in the Douglas County. Photo: Shannon Litz, Douglas Co. Record Courier Sen. Hillary Clinton won the Democratic caucuses in Nevada Saturday, gathering 51% of the […]