Democrat Terry McAuliffe
Virginia’s governor-elect is set to make another Cabinet appointment.
Republican National Committee chair Reince Priebus stated that the GOP will win the 2014 midterm elections because they will “tattoo” the “toxic” state of Obamacare to Democrats’ foreheads.
In the closing days of an acrimonious race for governor, Republican Ken Cuccinelli said Sunday he would not surrender his health care fight and portrayed rival Terry McAuliffe, set to campaign with President Barack Obama, as a Washington insider.
The White House is making a final-stretch push to put Democrat Terry McAuliffe into the Virginia governor’s mansion.
Terry McAuliffe’s campaign says former President Bill Clinton will join the Democratic gubernatorial candidate on a three-day campaign tour around the state.
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.
Absentee voting has started for the Nov. 5 general election in all of Virginia’s 133 localities.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe says he knew nothing about allies to his Democratic gubernatorial campaign pressuring members of an influential northern Virginia high-tech business group last weekend not to endorse his Republican rival, Ken Cuccinelli.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe said Thursday that his Republican gubernatorial rival’s positions on family law and other social issues will hurt Virginia’s economy, but Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said McAuliffe is the one pursuing “job-killing policies.”
The first Republican to break the stranglehold Democrats held on Virginia’s executive mansion since Reconstruction is supporting the Democratic nominee in this fall’s race for governor.