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GOP Rep. Peter Roskam tying himself to Barack Obama coat-tails.

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HARRISONBURG, VA.--I've heard that all the Illinois Republican House candidates in competitive districts are nervous because Democrat Barack Obama is pulling big leads throughout Illinois, even in GOP turf. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) created "Obama Voters for Roskam" in order to lure ticket spliters. He is in a race with Democrat Jill Morgenthaler in the west suburban 6th District.

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