Porn Star Stormy Daniels Is One Step Closer to Taking on Conservative Blowhard David Vitter

As Max Blumenthal reported back in February, porn star Stormy Daniels of has been considering a run against Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter in 2010. Despite Vitter's tendency to herald conservative "values," the Senator drew some unwanted national attention in 2007 when his phone number was found in the records of a notorious D.C. madam. Daniels, urged on by fans, went on a listening tour earlier this month and spoke with MSNBC about her plans:


Well, yesterday brought us one step closer to one heck of an interesting primary in Louisiana. Stormy Daniels sent out the following press release, announcing the formation of an official exploratory committee:   

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