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Candidates for Va. Governor Clash in Prime-Time Debate

Republican Ken Cuccinelli pushed his knowledge of Virginia’s government in a debate that, at times, left his Democratic opponent in the governor’s race, Terry McAuliffe, without answers or changing the subject.


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

Pair of Polls Show McAuliffe With Edge in Va. Governor’s Race

Two new polls show Democrat Terry McAuliffe with an edge over Republican Ken Cuccinelli, thanks largely to a gap in women’s support strongly favoring McAuliffe.


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

Cuccinelli Donates Value of Gifts to Charity

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli has given a Richmond charity $18,000, the same value of gifts he accepted from a troubled nutritional supplements maker and its CEO.


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Bitter Va. Governor Race Heads to Arlington Energy Forum

Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe are set to discuss Virginia’s energy future at the latest forum in the bitterly contested race for governor.


Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (left) and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuccinelli Tosses McDonnell Under Bus in New Ad

Republican Ken Cuccinelli is airing a new ad that seeks to untangle his gubernatorial campaign from a scandal that has mired Gov. Bob McDonnell in criminal investigations.


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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.


Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McAuliffe ‘Starts’ Campaign 6 Months After Entry

Democrat Terry McAuliffe is continuing statewide tour with his party’s luminaries in an official launch of a Virginia governor’s race he entered almost six months ago.


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

Political Ad Season Already Starting with Va. Gov. Race

The first of what’s guaranteed to be many television ads aired into November by candidates in Virginia’s close and bitter governor’s race is set for a Monday debut.


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Bolling to Forgo Independent Bid for Va. Governor

Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling ruled out an independent bid for Virginia governor Tuesday, clearing the way for a one-on-one major-party showdown between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli.


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Va. Senate Approves 2-Term Governor Amendment

A proposed amendment that would end Virginia’s unique constitutional prohibition on allowing governors to seek re-election to a second term has passed the state Senate.