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Gordy vs. Colgan

Thu, 2011-10-27 20:00 -- Mike
By the time incumbent Democratic Senator Chuck Colgan went on the air with his trademark "Rocky" ad - yes, stairs and all - Republican challenger Tom Gordy was already giving him the fight of his career.
Observers of Virginia politics have probably seen Colgan's two prior "Rocky"-themed ads from 2003 and 2007, and credit where due, it's a memorable ad. But to watch them side-by-side is to realize that the accomplishments of which Colgan boasts in 2011 are the exact same ones he featured eight (and four) years ago.


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