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Tea Party Group Refuses To Back Robert Hurt In VA-05

The local NBC affiliate reported that Hurt is predicting unity among the GOP leading to the November election. He said Republicans should see that supporting him is better than reelecting Perriello, a freshman he's targeting as fiscally irresponsible. "Anybody who does not recognize that and would prefer to support a candidate other than our candidacy is someone who's not interested in moving our country forward, end of story," Hurt told NBC. And the Democrats, as promised, are attempting to exploit the party divisions. The DCCC produced this Web video starring Republicans critical of Hurt: