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First Lady to stump for Doolittle

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) ” First Lady Laura Bush will visit Northern California later this week to campaign for two GOP incumbents in hot re-election races, John Doolittle and Richard Pombo.

Her trip comes on the heels of a fundraising swing President Bush made for the two candidates at the beginning of October.

The first lady will appear at a get-out-the-vote rally for Doolittle on Thursday evening in Rocklin. She’ll do a rally for Pombo in Pleasanton Friday morning.

The plans were confirmed Monday by the Doolittle and Pombo campaigns.

Doolittle is facing Democrat Charlie Brown and Pombo’s opponent is Democrat Jerry McNerney. Both races have grown more competitive than expected as the national political environment shifts in Democrats’ favor.


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