Former President Bill Clinton is warning fellow Democrats that conservative ideologues are reliable voters who could threaten his friend Terry McAuliffe’s chances of becoming governor of Virginia.
Ken Cuccinelli’s campaign for governor of Virginia has always been a test of whether a deeply conservative Republican could win in a swing-voting state.
Each looking for momentum after their final formal debate, Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe planned their campaign’s final days before a scheduled turn at the state’s NAACP meeting on Friday evening.
Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli met for their final debate with less than two weeks before elections at Virginia Tech on Thursday night.
The 16-day partial government shutdown is all but certain to figure prominently in Thursday’s final sparring match between candidates in the governor’s race. And that could be a problem for Republican Ken Cuccinelli.
Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday said out-of-state figures such as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg were trying to overpower his supporters, pointing to an advertising landscape that has left him at a 2-to-1 disadvantage.
Former President Bill Clinton will appear at several campaign events for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe next week.
Virginia voters will elect a new governor on Nov. 5, but the Richmond Times-Dispatch has made it clear that the paper will not endorse any of the candidates in the running.
Hillary Rodham Clinton has joined Democrat Terry McAuliffe on the campaign trail, telling Virginia voters the nation is looking for a return to “common sense and common ground.”
Playing out just across the Potomac River from shutdown central, the Virginia governor’s race has turned into a real-time test of Republican and Democratic positions in the congressional budget battle raging in the nation’s capital.