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Obama Aims to Save Mass. Gov. Patrick

Monday, 05 Apr 2010 09:07 AM

President Barack Obama's recent trip to Boston was part of an effort to support Gov. Deval Patrick, according to a Politico.com report.

The governor, who has deep ties to the president and his core team of advisers, faces a tough reelection battle this year. His disapproval ratings are reportedly tempered only by a three-way race.

Patrick, who has been at the White House at least a half-dozen times in the past year, is the only Democrat besides Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Penn., to have Obama headline a personal fundraiser for him -- this far off from November.

Meanwhile, Obama’s former campaign manager, David Plouffe, has been consulting for Patrick’s 2010 contest since last spring.

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