Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli
Democrat Terry McAuliffe hauled in $6.2 million for his Virginia gubernatorial bid in September in a show of fundraising prowess that further widened a huge monetary advantage over Republican Ken Cuccinelli, who reported $3.4 million for the month.
A former assistant attorney general claims in a lawsuit that she was improperly fired after being accused of posting derogatory comments about Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on a newspaper’s website.
Democrats sought on Monday to frame Virginia’s bellwether races for governor and other statewide offices as a referendum on a conservative GOP ticket with particular attention to past comments by GOP lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson likening Planned Parenthood to the Ku Klux Klan.
If you’re feeling that those who govern Virginia or aspire to govern in coming months are less than forthcoming, you’re not alone. Candidates in both parties and the governor they hope to succeed have had accountability about their finances and business dealings forced upon them the past five months by journalists.