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Former President Barack Obama hits campaign trail in Virginia to rally Democrats in bellwether race

  • October 23, 2021

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As Democrats worry about a close contest in the Virginia governor’s race, candidate Terry McAuliffe is turning to a popular ex-president, other political leaders and massive outreach programs to encourage turnout from a key constituency: Black voters.

On Saturday, former President Barack Obama will headline a rally at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. The visit of the country’s first Black president could help energize Black voters, who helped deliver victory for McAuliffe in his early bid for governor in 2013.

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