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Herring: Obenshain too ‘extreme’

Democratic candidate for attorney general Mark Herring outlined his campaign platform at the Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association Forum on Wednesday.

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McAuliffe counters Cuccinelli push on tax, budget costs

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s campaign today released a new report, “Cuccinelli’s $8 Billion Tax Plan,” describing how Ken Cuccinelli’s budget gimmicks and support for eliminating the corporate income tax could cost the Commonwealth at least $8 billion over four years and deplete necessary funding streams from localities for education, transportation, and other critical investments that will keep Virginia competitive in the 21st century.


Poll: ‘Too conservative’ Cuccinelli trails McAuliffe by eight

Nearly half of Virginia voters label Ken Cuccinelli “too conservative,” one possible reason the Republican is trailing big in the Virginia governor’s race.

Cuccinelli, McAuliffe campaigns spar over economics, taxes

The Ken Cuccinelli for governor campaign released a new ad today claiming that Terry McAuliffe’s support for the bipartisan transportation plan passed by the General Assembly earlier this year will help force a tax increase.

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Herring ad hits Obenshain, Cuccinelli on women’s issues

The Mark Herring for Attorney General campaign responded to Republican opponent Mark Obenshain’s negative attack ads by releasing their latest television ad titled “Wrong Turn.”

McAuliffe ad hits Cuccinelli on education plan

Terry McAuliffe’s campaign released a new TV ad, “Schools,” highlighting Ken Cuccinelli’s plan to divert funds away from public schools to private schools.

Two new polls have McAuliffe with bigger lead in governor’s race

A Roanoke College poll out today has Democrat Terry McAuliffe leading Republican Ken Cuccinelli by six points, and a new Christopher Newport University poll has McAuliffe up by nine points.

McAuliffe releases ad highlighting support for small business

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s campaign released a new television ad, “Hampton” Tuesday featuring Meade Amory, the owner of Amory’s Seafood Market in Hampton, highlighting how McAuliffe is the candidate who will work with members of both parties to “create jobs and grow Virginia’s economy.”

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Poll: Shutdown boosts McAuliffe in governor’s race

A new Politico poll has Democrat Terry McAuliffe ahead of Republican Ken Cuccinelli by nine points in the Virginia governor’s race, and suggests that the growing lead is the result of voter backlash against the GOP for the ongoing federal government shutdown.

McAuliffe releases plan to support Virginia’s rural economy

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe on Saturday released his plan to support Virginia’s rural communities, which close to one quarter of Virginians call home.

New McAuliffe ad links Cuccinelli, Ted Cruz

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s campaign released a new radio ad on Friday focused on how Ken Cuccinelli is campaigning with the architect of the government shutdown, Ted Cruz.

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Two new polls have McAuliffe up in governor’s race

Two new polls out Friday have Democrat Terry McAuliffe leading Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Libertarian Robert Sarvis in the Virginia governor’s race.


Virginia Democrats file suit to stop voter purge

The Democratic Party of Virginia has filed a complaint in federal court asking a judge to stop a plan by the Virginia State Board of Elections, in coordination with Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, to purge 57,000 voters from the Virginia rolls.

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Cuccinelli launches new radio ad, ‘Shutdown’

The Ken Cuccinelli campaign today launched a new radio advertisement that will air across Northern Virginia on WTOP putting the focus on the federal government shutdown.


New McAuliffe TV ad: Cuccinelli’s efforts to ban birth control

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s campaign for governor released a new ad today, “The Pill,” that focuses on legislation that Republican Ken Cuccinelli sponsored that would have banned common forms of birth control, including the pill.

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The shutdown and the Virginia governor’s race

The two major-party candidates for governor of Virginia – Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli – took to the PRwaves early Tuesday to blame each other’s political allies for the federal government shutdown.


McAuliffe ad accuses Cuccinelli, GOP of playing games with budget

Ken Cuccinelli’s Tea Party allies in Congress are about to shut down the government to drive their extreme ideological agenda, putting Virginia’s economy and our servicemen and women’s ability to protect our nation at risk.

New TV ad focuses on Cuccinelli’s fight against ObamaCare

The Cuccinelli for Governor campaign on Thursday released a television ad outlining the differences between Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe and their positions on ObamaCare.

3QuickThoughts: Why Cuccinelli is losing

AugustaFreePress.com editor Chris Graham offers 3QuickThoughts on why Ken Cuccinelli is losing the Virginia governor’s race.

Libertarian Sarvis debuts TV spot during #VAGov debate tonight

Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis will debut his first TV spot during the #VAGov debate tonight televised by WRC/NBC4.

Cuccinelli receives NFIB endorsement

Ken Cuccinelli today overwhelmingly won the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), America’s top association for small business advocacy.


Polls: Widening lead for McAuliffe in governor’s race?

A pair of polls out on Monday have Democrat Terry McAuliffe with a growing lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the Virginia governor’s race.

McAuliffe releases plan to invest in Virginia’s urban centers

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe released his plan to strengthen Virginia’s cities, “Investing in Virginia’s Urban Centers,” on Monday.

Cuccinelli campaign releases upcoming 30-minute TV spot

The Cuccinelli for Governor campaign released on Thursday a 30-minute speech that will air on television over the coming weeks.

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Poll: McAuliffe with slim lead, with Sarvis as wild card

Democrat Terry McAuliffe has a slim 44 percent-41 percent lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in a tight Virginia governor’s race, according to a new poll released today by Quinnipiac University.

Republican Virginia Beach mayor endorses McAuliffe for governor

Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms, the Republican mayor of Virginia’s largest city, endorsed Terry McAuliffe for governor today. This is the first time Sessoms has endorsed a Democrat for governor in his more than 20 years in public service in Virginia Beach.

McAuliffe winning money campaign against Cuccinelli

Terry McAuliffe’s campaign announced on Monday that he raised more than $7.3 million during the months of July and August from more than 7,400 donors.

Cuccinelli receives NVTC TechPAC endorsement

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli released the following statement after securing the endorsement of the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s (NVTC) TechPAC.


McAuliffe web ads feature Cuccinelli tax calculator

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s campaign has begun a new series of web ads featuring a new property tax calculator tool, which examines how property taxes in localities across Virginia could increase as a result of Ken Cuccinelli’s tax plan.

Cuccinelli campaign attacks McAuliffe on coal policy in TV ad

The Cuccinelli for Governor campaign released a television ad claiming that Terry McAuliffe dreams of never building another coal plant – and highlights Ken Cuccinelli’s history of fighting for the Commonwealth’s coal industry.

Report: Cuccinelli questioned in Star Scientific case

In an interview with NBC12 in Richmond, Ken Cuccinelli for the first time admitted that federal investigators have questioned him about his connection to Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams.

Cuccinelli writes check to resolve Star Scientific controversy

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli has written a check for $18,000 to a Richmond-based charity to “resolve any questions surrounding the matter concerning Star Scientific.”

Interesting turn: Dave ‘Mudcat’ Saunders backs Ken Cuccinelli

A report in the Richmond Times-Dispatch today has veteran Democratic strategist Dave “Mudcat” Saunders backing Republican Ken Cuccinelli for governor.

McAuliffe launches plan to protect Virginia’s seniors

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe received the endorsement from the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSSM) today during a roundtable with Max Richtman, the president of NCPSSM and seniors in McLean.

Democrats: Cuccinelli’s conflict of interest costs Virginians

Today is the deadline for pre-trial motions in former Governor’s Mansion chef Todd Schneider’s criminal trial. Republican gubernatorial nominee and sitting Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli recused himself and his office from this case as questions mounted about his ethics scandal with Star Scientific and CEO Jonnie Williams, who paid Schneider for $15,000 in catering for Gov. Bob McDonnell’s daughter’s wedding.

New McAuliffe ad highlights plan to invest in workforce development

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s campaign released a new TV ad today, “As Governor,” highlighting McAuliffe’s plan to invest in Virginia’s community colleges and strengthen workforce development programs to prepare Virginians for the jobs of the future.

Cuccinelli hosts women’s coalition meet and greet In Northern Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli today held a meet and greet with over 90 members of his women’s coalition in Northern Virginia.


Democrats howling over ‘misleading’ Cuccinelli TV ad

Mother Jones reported that participants in Ken Cuccinelli’s latest attack ad were misled and tricked into participating.

Cuccinelli unveils higher education policy at VCU

Ken Cuccinelli today unveiled his Plan for Higher Education at Gov. Douglas Wilder’s public policy class at Virginia Commonwealth University. The plan works within the existing system to reinvest in our colleges and offers Virginians access to a quality and affordable higher education.

McAuliffe supports commercialization of research to encourage job creation

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe supports commercializing Virginia’s research to help more researchers bring their technologies to market and encourage the growth of more innovative businesses in the Commonwealth.