EYE ON 2009

Jacobs, Jeremy P.
June 2009
Hill;6/12/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 69, p15
The article reports on the gubernatorial election in Virginia which is viewed by observers as the first referendum on the policies of U.S. President Barack Obama.


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