October 26, 2006
The race for Virginia's Fifth Congressional District is heating up, as Governor Kaine announced his endorsement of Al Weed on Thursday.
The weed campaign held a fundraiser at the C&O Gallery on Water Street.
The event featured a speech from Kaine.
Weed said he was feeling especially with the governor's support.
More than 150 people attended the fundraiser.
A weed campaign spokesperson said they expected to raise $25,000.
Recent polls show the gap between Weed and incumbent Virgil Goode tightening, although Weed still lags by double digits.
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