updated December 11, 2007
FRIENDS OF FRED
(announced Nov. 13, 2007;
as a national co-chair Oct. 8, 2007) Elected to the U.S. Senate
Nov. 2000; defeated in bid for a second term in Nov. 2006.
of the NRSC in the 108th Congress. Partner, McGuire Woods
in 1998. Elected Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia in Nov.
1993, served one term,1994-98, term limited. U.S. Representative,
1991-93, elected in a special election. Served in the Virginia
of Delegates, 1983-91. Republican nominee for the Virginia House
of Delegates, 1979. Worked in private law practice,
B.A. in History (1974) and J.D. (1977) from the University of Virginia.
||former U.S. Sen. George Allen
(announced Nov. 13,
Elected as the 44th Attorney General of Virginia on Nov. 8, 2005.
McDonnell represented the 84th District for 14 years in the Virginia
of Delegates, first elected in 1991; also partner at the law firm of
Poole & Mahoney, P.C for 14 years. Prosecutor in the Virginia
Beach Commonwealth's Attorney's office. McDonnell served 21 years
in the U.S. Army before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel.
degree in management from Notre Dame, M.S. in business administration
Boston University, and Master's degree and Law degree from Regent
||Attorney General Bob
10th CD Republican Committee
and endorsed by
Virginia Republican National
Morton Blackwell (announced Dec. 11, 2007)
Founder and President of
the Leadership Institute, an educational foundation which trains young
conservatives for leadership in the political sphere. Blackwell
Barry Goldwater's youngest elected delegate to the 1964 Republican
Convention in San Francisco, was a national convention alternate
for Ronald Reagan in 1968 and 1976, and a Ronald Reagan delegate at the
1980 national convention.
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