04/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

McAuliffe, Vocal Clinton Backer, Invokes Obama In New Ad

Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman now seeking the Virginia governorship, is running a new advertisement on black radio stations in the commonwealth tying himself to President Obama.

The 60-second spot, which began airing Tuesday in central and southeast Virginia on urban and gospel radio stations, says that McAuliffe fought to protect voting rights for African-Americans during his tenure at the DNC.

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