The Political Trials of Tom Perriello

Tom Perriello
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Upset Win
Perriello came to office in 2008 after defeating a six-term Republican incumbent, Virgil Goode by a mere 727 votes. In this photo he campaigns at an Obama for President rally in Danville, Va., a city at the southern edge of the Fifth District.

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