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West Virginia Dems Abandon Obama

9:37 AM, Jun 19, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Alex Pappas reports that West Virginia Democrats continue to distance themselves from President Barack Obama: 

In a move showing how politically toxic President Barack Obama has become in parts of the country, three prominent West Virginia Democrats announced Monday they will not attend the Democratic National Convention in September.

Those opting out of appearing at the gathering of Democrats from across the country to officially re-nominate Obama for president include Sen. Joe Manchin, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Rep. Nick Rahall.

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