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Posted at 5:33 PM ET, 01/24/2011

George Allen's campaign team

By Anita Kumar
Anita Kumar

Former senator George Allen, who officially announced he was entering the race for U.S. Senate next year, has started to assemble a campaign.

Here are some of the people who have joined the team so far:

Terry Hauser, director of the Virginia liaison office for Allen when he was governor, is policy director.

Betsy Beamer, secretary of the commonwealth for Allen when he was governor, is an adviser.

Katie Wright, deputy communications director at the Republican National Committee, is a spokeswoman.

Boyd Marcus, the lead consultant in Allen's successful races in 1991 for Congress and 1993 for governor, is a consultant.

Dan Allen, communications director at the National Republican Senatorial Committee during the 2004 cycle when Allen was chairman, is an adviser. Dan Allen's firm, Scott Howell & Co., is the media consultant.

John McLaughlin, is the pollster.

Abbey Farris of Richmond-based Benedetti and Farris, is the fundraiser.

By Anita Kumar  | January 24, 2011; 5:33 PM ET
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, U.S. Senate  
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Comments

And lest we forget...

GORDON LEE BAUM, leader of a white supremacist sect, the Council of Conservative Citizens, is Allen's spiritual adviser

http://www.thenation.com/issue/september-11-2006

Posted by: Ripley123 | January 24, 2011 6:54 PM | Report abuse

The Macca Man is attempting a comeback. In VA it just might happen. I hope not but it could happen

Posted by: yenta1 | January 24, 2011 6:57 PM | Report abuse

Synopsis from The Nation 9/11/06 article about George Allen and the white separatist Council of Conservative Citizens:

"Virginia Senator George Allen claimed it was a 'mistake' when he called an employee of his Democratic foe a racist name.

"But the leader of America's top racist group explains Allen's long and cozy history with white supremacists."

http://www.thenation.com/article/beyond-macaca-photograph-haunts-george-allen

Posted by: Ripley123 | January 24, 2011 7:02 PM | Report abuse

How come I don't see, S.R. Sidarth on his team.

Posted by: dhartogs | January 24, 2011 9:15 PM | Report abuse

Thanks for the warning George. Right kindly of you.

Posted by: UnknownHenson | January 25, 2011 7:27 AM | Report abuse

You left out Moe, Curly and Larry.

Posted by: MarilynManson | January 25, 2011 10:28 AM | Report abuse

I promise to macaba whenever and wherever macaba is necessary. Macaba the budget, macaba the liberals, and attempt to macaba the national debt

Posted by: pejochum | January 25, 2011 10:36 AM | Report abuse

Webb vs. Allen

War Hero vs. Chicken Hawk

Tough choice.

Posted by: mikefromArlington | January 25, 2011 11:11 AM | Report abuse

They'll need to hire a tailor to maintain the robes and pointy hats.

Posted by: blackforestcherry | January 25, 2011 1:58 PM | Report abuse

It's Abby Farris...

Posted by: politicova | January 25, 2011 1:59 PM | Report abuse

It's Abby Farris...

Posted by: politicova | January 25, 2011 2:00 PM | Report abuse

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