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January 17th, 2012
Wenona Benally Received Support From 2,000 Donors Last Quarter

Arizona congressional candidate Wenona Benally Baldenegro raised funds from more than 2,000 individual donors last quarter, according to a statement from her campaign.  This announcement is especially pertinent because she has said she wanted to run a grassroots campaign and avoid taking corporate money for her campaign.

“I am running a grassroots campaign that is not accepting donations from corporations and big-money interests.  I am only accepting money from regular folks, i.e. those of us who make up the 99% of our country.  I’m doing this because I want to be held accountable to the people, not to corporations and the very wealthy,” she said in a statement.

Benally Baldenegro would be the first Navajo woman to serve in Congress  if elected to congressional district 1, encompassing Flagstaff, as well as 11 Indian tribes.

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