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Conservative group donates more money to Virginia candidates

A political organization affiliated with the conservative group Citizens United announced Thursday it has showered legislative candidates in Virginia with another $23,500.

In total, The Presidential Coalition has donated $125,000 to House and Senate candidates this election cycle.

“By electing these strong conservative candidates, Virginians will help push through Gov. McDonnell’s important legislative priorities with a Republican controlled Senate, and further the Republican majority in the House of Delegates,’’ said David N. Bossie, president of Citizens United. “Virginia is a key state next year in President Obama’s overall election strategy. With a poor showing by Democrat candidates this year, President Obama’s campaign will be immediately on the defensive in the Old Dominion.”

See the latest donations below:

State Senate

Dick Black (Loudoun) — $3,000    

Miller Baker (Fairfax) — $3,000    

Mickey Chohany (Newport News) — $3,000   

Bill Stanley (Moneta) — $2,500

Tom Garrett (Louisa) — $2,500 

David Nutter (Roanoke) — $1,000    

House of Delegates

Barbara Comstock (Fairfax) — $5,000    

Mike Watson (James City) — $2,500    

Matt Fariss (Appomattox) — $1,000



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