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Dennis Miller endorses Herman Cain, plans to headline a fundraiser

Chris Moody, Yahoo News
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On the heels of presidential candidate Herman Cain's win in the Florida straw poll last weekend, the radio host Dennis Miller announced Monday that he's endorsing Cain for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

Miller, who mentioned his support for the Cain campaign on his national radio show, will headline a fundraiser for Cain in Los Angeles and has donated to the campaign, a Cain spokeswoman confirmed.

"I'd like to thank [Miller] for his support," Cain said in a statement on his campaign Twitter feed. "I look forward to working with him as we continue our journey to the White House!"

Miller has been supportive of Cain for months--his website directed readers to the Georgia businessman's campaign site in July--but had not formally endorsed him until today.

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