Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe took lunch with Gov. Bob McDonnell at the Executive Mansion, as the Democrat continues to reach out to Republicans.
Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe phoned Republican lawmakers Wednesday to talk about ways he can work with them once he takes office, saying voters are looking for bipartisanship over showmanship.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe will be Virginia’s next governor, defeating Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli in a narrow race Tuesday.
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.
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 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.
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.