Category Archives: 2010

Hurt to Challenge Perriello

State Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Pittsylvania) has filed paperwork to launch a bid to unseat freshman Rep. Tom Perriello (D-5th). Hurt made the announcement in a statement released Wednesday. He said the decision comes after months of meetings with constituents and party … Continue reading

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Former V.P. Gore Helps Perriello

Former Vice President turned environmental activist Al Gore is lending his name to Rep. Tom Perriello’s (D-5th) re-election bid. Gore penned an e-mail to Perriello supporters, asking them to raise at least $5,000 before the current funraising period ends Sept. 30. … Continue reading

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Cantor Challenger Doesn’t Live in District

Richmond businessman Charlie Diradour (D) is challenging Rep. Eric Cantor (R) for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District. One problem. Diradour doesn’t live in the district. He lives in the 3rd CD, Rep. Bobby Scott’s (D) district. Diradour can still run against Cantor … Continue reading

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Diradour to Run Against Cantor

Richmond businessman Charlie Diradour will challenge Rep. Eric Cantor (R-7th) next year. Diradour, a Democrat, made the announcement Tuesday with a strongly-worded video targeting Cantor.  In the message, Diradour says that “ideology for ideology’s sake is not what the founders of … Continue reading

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