10/23, 9:59 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Obama endorses McAuliffe in Virginia

Former United States President Barack Obama (pictured) endorsed on Saturday Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.

In a speech delivered during the event in Richmond, Obama described the Democrat as "persistent," and praised his "grit and determination." He "walked the walk," Obama concluded, referring to the candidate's previous term as the state's governor.

McAuliffe is running against Republican Glen Youngkin.

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