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“In his re-election campaign, he’s shown that he would employ exactly the same policies that hurt our businesses, our children, and our communities,” she said. “It is clear that Latinos in Virginia cannot trust George Allen to find common ground to solve our fiscal or immigration challenges because he derailed progress at every turn the last time he was in Washington. We simply can’t afford another repeat performance from George Allen.”

Regardless, Mr. Davis said the increasingly diverse Northern Virginia region is up for grabs for both men at this point.

Allen always did pretty well with African-Americans for a Republican,” he said. “There will certainly be ethnics up here who are voting for Romney and may end up going for Kaine. So who knows?”