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Contender for Virginia governor vows to bring 'blunt force trauma' to rigged system - Roanoke Times: Politics

Tue Jan 10 07:14:39 EST 2017 | The Roanoke Times
RICHMOND — The owner of a craft distillery formally announced his candidacy for Virginia governor Monday, promising to bring "blunt force trauma" to a rigged political system. Denver Riggleman, owner of Silverback Distillery in Nelson County, registered his campaign with the state Board of Elections in December, but said at the time that he had not made a final decision about whether to run. On Monday — with a news released headlined "Denver Decides" — he made it official, joining..

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RICHMOND — The owner of a craft distillery formally announced his candidacy for Virginia governor Monday, promising to bring "blunt force trauma" to a rigged political system...
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