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Unions Can't Stop Giving To Democratic Operative

Unfortunately for Sen John Sununu (R-NH), Democratic operative Craig Varoga seems to have a never-ending pot of union money to run attack ads against the incumbent.

Varoga oversees a complex network of 527 organizations including Patriot Majority, which has extended its ad buy tying Sununu to President Bush and "Big Oil." Varoga already picked up millions in union money this year.

Now he reports this September bounty:

AFSCME also gave $800,000 this month to Varoga's Patriot Majority Midwest, which is running ads in House races.

With so many Senate and House seats in play, Varoga himself may turn out to be a critical factor if Democrats make significant gains.