The acrimonious campaign for Virginia governor neared its end Tuesday, capping a race driven by negative ads, unrelenting accusations of dodgy behavior and a deep rancor between rivals Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli.
To appreciate their vastly different strategies in the race for Virginia governor, simply look at how the candidates spent Monday, the final full day of campaigning before polls open.
Vice President Joe Biden says the entire nation is looking to the governor’s race in Virginia to see the new face of progress in America.
President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme Tea Party faction that shut down the government, throwing the political weight of the White House behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final days of a bitter race for governor.
The race for Virginia governor on Friday became a contest about which candidate is more bipartisan — at least for the moment.
This time out, Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s campaign strategy came down to three points: dramatically outspend the opponent, take advantage of outside factors and keep his outsized persona to himself.
With a new poll showing a tightening race, Democrat gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe and former President Bill Clinton rallied supporters Wednesday.
Terry McAuliffe and former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday criticized rival Ken Cuccinelli for not backing the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act, returning to a message designed to damage the Republican’s sinking support among women.
The White House is making a final-stretch push to put Democrat Terry McAuliffe into the Virginia governor’s mansion.
Tea Party hero Rand Paul warned scientific advancements could lead to eugenics during a Monday visit at Liberty University, looking to boost the political fortunes of fellow Republican Ken Cuccinelli’s bid for governor.