Obama Keeps His Distance From Sen. Smith

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In response to a new TV ad by Oregon GOP Sen. Gordon Smith aligning himself with Obama, the Illinois Senator’s campaign releases a statement insisting he supports Smith’s Democratic opponent.

“…Oregonians should know that Barack Obama supports Jeff Merkley for Senate. Merkley will help Obama bring about the fundamental change we need in Washington.” Read the statement here.

Watch the ad here.

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