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August 17, 2010 7:38 AM

Obama heads to Seattle for campaigning, fundraising

Today's Election Day visit from President Barack Obama will be a good reminder to procrastinating Washington state voters to mail in their ballots or stop by the polls. Mainly, though, Obama is in Seattle to headline a pair of fundraisers expected to add hundreds of thousands of dollars to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray's already sizable campaign war chest. The presidential appearance underlines the national implications of today's results.

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