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D.C. Democrats reach across Potomac to help Connolly

The D.C. Democratic State Committee, which has largely been on the sidelines in the battle for control of Congress, sent out an "urgent" appeal late Sunday night seeking volunteers who can travel to Virginia to help U.S. Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va), our colleague Tim Craig reports over on D.C. Wire.

Connolly is locked in a close race with Republican Keith Fimian in a district that includes much of Fairfax County and part of Prince William County. Until recently, few observers thought Connolly, a freshman who represents a District easily carried by President Obama in 2008, was in danger of losing his seat.

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By Washington Post Editors  | November 1, 2010; 10:34 AM ET
Categories:  !Elections, 2010 Virginia Congressional Races  
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