Kerry’s possible geographic edge is why Sens. John Edwards and Joe Lieberman, Vermont Gov. Howie Dean and Rep. Dick Gephardt have been spending more than mere token time in the Granite State. To knock Kerry down a peg or two in the polls a year from now could mean the difference for their own presidential bids.
That said, Kerry has more than geography going for him. According to a Kerry adviser, their man has been putting heavy duty pressure on former New Hampshire Gov. Jeanne Shaheen to back his campaign. Despite losing her U.S. Senate bid against John Sununu, she remains a popular in-state political figure. And while no one is saying there would ever be a quid pro quo for her support, she is expected to accept a nice lecturing gig at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government .p> VIRGINIA TERRITORY br> Virginia Gov. Mark Warner is credited with winning his seat by reaching out to traditionally conservative rural voters and luring them over to the Democratic Party. The rural outreach is the brainchild of hot shot Democratic political consultant Dave Saunders , who is based in Roanoke. Saunders designed a campaign for Warner that had him playing up to the so-called NASCAR voter. And it certainly appeared to work for Warner, who became Virginia’s first Democratic governor since
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