Democrats Running Against Obama

Greg Sargent notes that several Blue Dog Democrats are already starting to distinguish themselves from the leader of their party, and several of them are already running ads.

Such as Jason Altmire of Pennsylvania, who is touting his vote against the health care reform bill:

Or, this ad from Virginia Congressman Glenn Nye:

I suspect you’ll see more of this from Democrats in marginal districts

FILED UNDER: Barack Obama, Campaign 2010, Politicians, Quick Takes, US Politics
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  1. dude says:

    Who wouldn’t run against the biggest cluster or our generation.

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