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This story first appeared in the June 6 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Why are some of Hollywood's most reliable Democratic donors giving thousands of dollars to a leading conservative Congressman in the coming midterm election? It's just business. U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, a Virginia Republican and chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, ranks fifth among federal candidates receiving entertainment industry money this season, behind usual darlings Alison Lundergan Grimes, Cory Booker, Ed Markey and Al Franken. Goodlatte, 61, caught the industry's attention when he co-sponsored the Stop Online Piracy Act in 2011 and now, with the Judiciary

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