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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.
Absentee voting has started for the Nov. 5 general election in all of Virginia’s 133 localities.
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.”
Democrats nominated Norfolk doctor and state Sen. Ralph Northam for lieutenant governor in a statewide primary that saw two senior Republican delegates ousted by conservative challengers.