Tom Perriello's file:

Democrat from Virginia

Tom Perriello, a Democrat, was elected in 2008 to represent Virginia's 5th Congressional District. He lost his 2010 re-election bid to Robert Hurt. Before his election, Perriello was involved in international justice and sustainable peace. Perriello was born and raised in Ivy. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1996 and a law degree in 2001, both from Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

Recent statements involving Tom Perriello

 "Senator Robert Hurt voted for a bill that’s raised your electric rates seven times."

"Congressman Perriello voted in lock step with Nancy Pelosi 90 percent of the time."

"Mr. Hurt would re-open that darn (Medicare) doughnut hole."

Says Robert Hurt "supports the tax loopholes that send American jobs overseas."

Says Tom Perriello voted "to give tax breaks to foreign companies creating jobs in China."

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