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Update: Forbes campaigns in Williamsburg ahead of primary Monday

Update: Forbes campaigns in Williamsburg ahead of primary Monday

U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, argued Monday his seniority in Congress and chairmanship of a powerful defense-related subcommittee was a key asset to the region that would be lost if he was not re-elected.

Forbes held a small campaign event at Dorado’s Italian Restaurant in the Williamsburg area with a crowd of about a dozen people, answering questions on defense-related issues and making his case for why he should get their vote in the newly constructed 2nd Congressional District.

Forbes serves as chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee. The subcommittee  oversees Navy and...

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