Republicans all over the country are running away from George W. Bush, but there's one 2006 candidate who's wrapping himself in the president's embrace: Ben Nelson, the Democratic senator from Nebraska. As the Washington Post's Chris Cillizza reports today, the Democratic Party in Nebraska is up with a TV spot that includes a 2005 video clip in which Bush calls Nelson "a man with whom I can work."
With an eye on 2006, a Democrat embraces Bush
In a new TV spot, Nebraska Democrats highlight the president's praise for Ben Nelson.
June 28, 2006 10:39PM (UTC)
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