Gov. Rendell lends his name to a candidate in the hotly contested Virginia gubernatorial primary. The question is, does it matter?

Rendell will cut an endorsement video for Terry McAuliffe, former Democratic National Committee chairman, longtime fundraiser and Clinton confidant. McAuliffe managed Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

Rendell told MSNBC recently that McAuliffe is a "born leader and born executive."

But do Virginia voters care what the Pennsylvania governor thinks about a candidate?

The Washington Post's Chris Cilliza analyzes the "endorsement hiearachy" and puts Rendell in a new category called the "out of state" endorsement, which he says is at least a step above the "pariah" endorsement.

Will Rendell's nod be the game changer in a three-way Democratic primary? Read more in today's edition of The Fix.

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