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Hillary hearts Raul

In two separate e-mail appeals this week, Hillary Clinton urged her supporters to back candidates in tough races across the country, including Raul Martinez.

Headlined "Last Chance to Make a Difference," the e-mails asked Clinton supporters to help "the Democrats who need your help right now," including Raul Martinez, whom she said "has a great chance at picking up a Democratic seat from a conservative Republican incumbent. The latest polling has this race in dead heat and Raul needs our help to push back against Republican attacks."

She's also emailing on behalf of Pennsylvania Rep. John Murtha whose recent remarks about his fellow Pennsylvanians sparked a Saturday Night Live skit -- and put his seat into play.