Obama Added to Netroots' Candidates List

Liberal bloggers, already a constituency that Barack ObamaBarack ObamaPoll: Obama nets positive reviews for third month 10 human rights goals for the president's 'fourth quarter' White House on Obama drinking Flint water: 'The man was just thirsty' MORE has done well with, added the Illinois Senator to the list of candidates they're officially raising money for.

Readers of Daily Kos, Swing State Project and Open Left voted this week to put Obama on the Blue Majority list, which has raised more than $359,000 for Democratic Senate and House candidates in 2008.

The list is more noteworthy for its candidates' records in close contests. It includes: Donna Edwards, who upended Rep. Al Wynn (D-Md.) in a primary; Bill FosterBill FosterLawmakers celebrate Jackie Robinson Day Overnight Energy: Fight breaks out over Interior budget Overnight Finance: Senate wants House to go first on debt MORE, who defeated Republican Jim Oberweis to become the congressman in former Speaker Dennis Hastert's (R-Ill.) old district; and Al FrankenAl FrankenTSA under investigation for racial profiling Judiciary Dems seek hearing on voting rights Senate passes resolution honoring Prince MORE, whose early success in fundraising and polls in the Democratic primary race for Senate in Minnesota helped ward off a more experienced candidate.

In 2006, Markos Moulitsas and other liberal bloggers behind Blue Majority supported the successful Democratic campaigns of Sen. Jon TesterJon TesterElizabeth Warren stumps, raises funds for Duckworth Senators subpoena EPA officials over mine waste spill The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (Mont.), Sen. Jim Webb (Va.) and Rep. Patrick Murphy (Pa.).

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