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Delegate Robert G. Marshall, Prince William Republican and sponsor of the failed personhood amendment, is running for the seat as well. Republican George Allen, has come out in favor of the measure and said he supports federal personhood legislation.
Mr. Kaine also said that business owners are tired of partisan games and distractions — which is precisely what Republicans are charging Senate Democrats with in blocking passage of the state budget.
“The most important issue that the General Assembly will deal with this year is the adoption of the state budget, and everything else we do will pale, quite frankly, in comparison to the adoption of the state budget,” said Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, a Republican. “I would suggest that what they’ve done … is horrible policy. It’s probably worse politics, because this is not what the people of Virginia [want].”
And Mr. Holsworth said it would be difficult for Democrats to sustain the unity they have demonstrated thus far in the fight.
“They have to worry about potentially squandering some of the [momentum] that they’ve gained over the past week,” he said.
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