Va. Gov. McDonnell Endorses George Allen for Senate

Friday, 11 Nov 2011 11:27 AM

By Greg McDonald

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has endorsed George Allen for the Republican nomination in the U.S. Senate race, a move that could force some GOP candidates to end their campaigns long before the party’s primary next June.
 
“He’s focused his campaign on solving problems with big ideas that will help private-sector businesses create jobs, unleash our abundant energy resources and get America working again,” McDonnell said of the former governor and senator. “George will work to rein in Washington's destructive spending and crushing regulations because too often they stand in the way of growth and progress.”

Allen is the obvious Republican front-runner in the race to reclaim the seat he lost in 2006 to Democrat Jim Webb.
 
But McDonnell’s early endorsement is still bad news for the six other Republican candidates who were hoping to knock off Allen and face former governor — and likely Democratic nominee, Tim Kaine — in the general election.  
 

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