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Ken Cuccinelli (left) and Terry McAuliffe (right). (Photo credits: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images and Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

In Final Day, Va. Governor Hopefuls Meet Voters

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.


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Huckabee Campaigns for Cuccinelli in Va. Gov Race

Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli says having former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee with him on the campaign trail is a big boost.


Terry McAuliffe (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Says He Knew Nothing of NVTC Pressuring

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.


Ken Cuccinelli (left) and Terry McAuliffe (right). (Photo credits: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images and Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Events Likely to Shape Virginia Gubernatorial Race

In just 57 days and a wake-up, Virginia voters head to the polls to decide who will govern them for the next four years.


Voters tend to favor politicians with deeper voices, a new study suggests. (FILE PHOTO. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

If 3rd Party Can’t Score In This Sad Season, When?

If a third-party candidate can’t score points in Virginia’s scandal-scarred gubernatorial election this fall, is there any hope for breaking the two-party stranglehold on Virginia politics?


Left: Ken Cuccinelli (R) Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Right: Terry McAuliffe (D) Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

McAuliffe, Cuccinelli Tangle in 1st Va. Gov. Debate

Virginia’s normally sedate midsummer debate started out edgy, got downright nasty and saw the facts twisted at times as Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe clashed one-on-one for the first time in this year’s only competitive governor’s race.


Screen capture of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. (Credit:

1st GOP Va. Governor Supports McAuliffe in ’13

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.


Ken Cuccinelli. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Dems Focus on Jackson in Hitting Va. GOP Ticket

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.