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Top Virginia Democratic Donor: Not a Penny More Now That Sickles is Caucus Chair

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Over the years, Newport News attorney – and super Democrat – Len Bennett has given VERY generously to Virginia Democrats — $262,904 to be exact.

Now, in the aftermath of Democrats’ crushing defeat (third year in a row!) in the elections a couple weeks ago, Bennett’s clearly not pleased (note: he gave me permission to write about this on Blue Virginia):

Congrads to Mark Sickles (R) who is owned by the PayDay Lenders, Banks and Car Dealers.

And – FYI – I will not be supporting the House Dems, so do not call me Dels unless your conversation starts with: “I strongly opposed Sickles for Caucus Chair”

Of course, we could say the same thing about Dick Saslaw, in terms of being owned by the car dealers, payday lenders, etc. Ugh.

By the way, I hear that after Sickles defeated Onzlee Ware for caucus chair this past weekend, several members of the black caucus, including Ware and (of course) the egregious (corrupt, bigot) Lionel Spruill walked out and never came back. One big happy family, eh?