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Campaign visit to Bay State by Obama a tricky prospect

If Coakley loses, president could be seen as weak

Martha Coakley spoke with worker Madelena Camelo during a campaign stop at Joseph Abboud Manufacturing, which makes men’s suits, in New Bedford yesterday. Martha Coakley spoke with worker Madelena Camelo during a campaign stop at Joseph Abboud Manufacturing, which makes men’s suits, in New Bedford yesterday. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / January 15, 2010

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As Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley struggles to turn out the vote next week, the White House and Democratic officials struggle with another question: Should they send President Obama to the state to help her? (Full article: 869 words)

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