The Democratic Party in Virginia enjoys a depth of talent and ability as evidenced by:
McAuliffe Takes Steps To Run for Va. Governor
By Tim Craig
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, November 11, 2008; B01
RICHMOND, Nov. 10 -- Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe, a wealthy businessman and Washington insider, filed paperwork Monday to launch a potential candidacy for Virginia governor.
Ending months of speculation, McAuliffe said he plans to spend the next two months traveling to "every corner of
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“We welcome Mr. McAuliffe to the race. We are confident that Delegate Moran’s 20 year record of fighting for
Delegate Moran helped make
Given Mr. McAuliffe’s previous ambitions to run for Governor of Florida, he needs to explain to the people of
Response from the Deeds Campaign:
"Senator Deeds has always expected that other folks would
enter this race and he's looking forward to an
open and honest debate about how we keep
moving forward to rebuild our economy and capitalize
on the historic progress seen last Tuesday by the
victories in Virginia of Barack Obama and Mark Warner."
The Republican Party must place its entire hopes
upon Bob McDonnell who barely won over
Senator Creigh Deeds
in the race for Virginia Attorney General
in 2005 by some 330 votes statewide.
Many argue that if an actual recount of the
ballots were done in 2005, the outcome
could have been quite different.