29 Feb '12, 5pm

Hank the cat is running for Senate

PURRFECT CANDIDATE: Hank's political career began when he was a write-in candidate in a recent state election in Virginia. (Photo: hankforsenate.com) The Virginia Senate race is turning into quite the catfight now that Hank the cat has thrown his paw into the race. Hank, a moderate, is a 9-year-old Maine Coon who is running as an independent against former Govs. George Allen (R) and Tim Kaine (D) for the state’s open Senate seat. A Virginia native, Hank has no previous political experience, but he has a wealth of life experience: Born to a single mother and raised on the streets, Hank clawed his way to the top and now lives a comfortable life with his owner, Anthony Roberts. In fact, it’s Hank’s unique background that makes him such a qualified candidate, according to his campaign manager, Matthew O’Leary. “It definitely gives him a great insight into how difficult it is t...

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