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wright6.jpgMississippi Democratic congressional candidate Travis Childers, whose Republican opponent tried to lash him to Rev. Jeremiah Wright by way of Barack Obama’s endorsement of Childers–a tenuous connection, to be sure–won his special election last night. It’s the third straight special election House pickup for the Dems, and it came in a district that George W. Bush took by 25-points in 2004.The Wright ad against Childers also invoked Obama’s remarks about small town Americans clinging to guns and religion. So two faith-based lines of attack against Obama and the Democrats are failing in one of the nation’s most culturally conservative districts. When’s the last time that happened?Here’s the Childers/Wright ad:8

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