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Potomac states fit Obama profile

Blacks, upper-income liberals leaning his way

Barack Obama spoke at a rally in Baltimore. Primaries will be held today in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Barack Obama spoke at a rally in Baltimore. Primaries will be held today in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
By Peter S. Canellos and Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / February 12, 2008

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RICHMOND - When Virginians go to the polls today, Barack Obama is counting on overwhelming support in places such as Church Hill, the historic center of Richmond's black community, with its multicolored row houses. (Full article: 988 words)

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