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MANASSAS, Va., Feb. 4 /Christian Newswire/ -- Richard A. Viguerie, issued the following statement regarding the race for the Republican presidential nomination:
"Today, I'm calling for conservatives to consider opening up the Republican Presidential race by bringing in a new candidate--someone who can unite economic, social, and nation-security conservatives and lead us to victory in November.
"Please read what I have to say in a brief article at Conservatives Betrayed.
"If you agree with me, please let others know about this message.
"And let me know what YOU think by e-mailing me at RAV@ConservativesBetrayed.com"
NOTE TO EDITORS: Richard A. Viguerie pioneered ideological and political direct mail and has been called "the funding father of the conservative movement" for his role in helping build dozens of conservative organizations. He is the author of Conservatives Betrayed--How George W. Bush and Other Big-Government Republicans Hijacked the Conservative Cause (Bonus Books, 2006).