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    Virginia Governor Endorses Romney

    FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 26:  Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) talks with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell after campaigning at the headquarters of the Fairfax County Republican Committee October 26, 2011 in Fairfax, Virginia. Romney campaigned with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and thanked phone bank volunteers for their efforts in an upcoming state election.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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    Bob McDonnell, Virginia's governor, is determined to help Mitt Romney win the South Carolina primary. "I'm a Southern governor endorsing Mitt Romney in the first Southern state primary," he said on CNN. McDonnell hopes his endorsement will influence South Carolina voters to support Romney as well and plans to campaign with the candidate ahead of Saturday's primary.

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