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  Former Vermont Gov. Hoff endorses Pollina
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Last EditedCOSDem  Mar 26, 2008 04:43pm
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News DateTuesday, March 18, 2008 10:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionFormer Vermont Gov. Philip Hoff. a Democrat, endorsed Progressive Anthony Pollina for governor Monday, giving the campaign a key boost as it continues reaching out to Democrats for support.

Hoff did not return a call for comment Monday, but in a letter published that same day in the Burlington Free Press, he called Pollina's candidacy "an opportunity" for unity between Democrats and Progressives in Vermont.

"It is my understanding that he seeks the support of the Democratic Party," Hoff wrote in the short letter. "Given this situation it seems to me that we Democrats should set aside partisan politics and support Pollina."

The endorsement comes at a time when Pollina, in his third run for high state office, is courting Democrats, who still do not have an announced candidate for governor for next November's election. Just last week, a group of 150 Democrats announced an effort to write-in Pollina's name on the Sept. 9 Democratic primary
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