Polls: Single digit race in crucial gubernatorial battle
September 24th, 2013
09:01 AM ET
11 months ago

Polls: Single digit race in crucial gubernatorial battle

Washington (CNN) - With six weeks to go until Election Day and one day until a crucial debate showdown, two new polls indicate Democrat Terry McAuliffe on top of Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the much watched battle for Virginia governor.

And according to both surveys, released Monday night from NBC4/NBC News/Marist and Washington Post/Abt SRBI, McAuliffe's advantage seems to be fueled by his lead among female voters.
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Filed under: 2013 • Ken Cuccinelli • Polls • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
Poll: Tight race in crucial governor's election
(L) Democrat Terry McAuliffe (R) Ken Cuccinelli
September 18th, 2013
09:19 AM ET
11 months ago

Poll: Tight race in crucial governor's election

Washington (CNN) - With just over a month and a half to go until Election Day, a new poll indicates a close contest in Virginia's gubernatorial battle.

Democratic businessman Terry McAuliffe and Republican state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are basically all knotted up, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday morning.
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Filed under: Ken Cuccinelli • Polls • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
Hillary Clinton hosting fundraiser for Va. candidate McAuliffe
August 9th, 2013
06:39 PM ET
1 year ago

Hillary Clinton hosting fundraiser for Va. candidate McAuliffe

(CNN) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will host a fundraiser next month for longtime family friend and Democratic candidate for Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe, a source familiar with the event confirmed to CNN Friday.

The event is scheduled to be held at Clinton's home in Washington, said the source, who spoke anonymously since the fundraiser is considered a private event.
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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
New controversy in already sizzling Virginia campaign
(L) Terry McAuliffe (R) Ken Cuccinelli
August 5th, 2013
11:21 AM ET
1 year ago

New controversy in already sizzling Virginia campaign

(CNN) - It looks like the heat's being turned up in a gubernatorial campaign that's already very hot.

The campaign of Virginia Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli said Monday that it's going up with a new TV commercial titled "scandal" that slams Democratic rival Terry McAuliffe over federal investigations of an electric car company that McAuliffe co-founded.
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Filed under: Ken Cuccinelli • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
First on CNN: In new TV ad, slain officer’s family endorses Cuccinelli
Republican Ken Cuccinelli (right) will face Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe (left) in the Virginia governor’s race this November.
May 19th, 2013
10:11 PM ET
1 year ago

First on CNN: In new TV ad, slain officer’s family endorses Cuccinelli

Alexandria, Virginia (CNN) – The widow and daughter of a Virginia police officer killed in the line of duty endorse Ken Cuccinelli for governor in a new television commercial that will start running throughout the commonwealth on Monday, a Cuccinelli campaign adviser tells CNN.

Cuccinelli’s first TV ad since accepting the Republican Party’s gubernatorial nomination Saturday doesn’t talk about his plan to fix the economy or lower taxes, but rather it seeks to paint him as a compassionate individual who will never leave your side.

“I honestly don’t know how I survived it,” Sue Garbarino says about the murder of her husband, Fairfax County Police Officer Michael Garbarino, in May 2006. “I just needed to be there for my girls. Every time I was in the hospital, I would see Ken Cuccinelli. I will never forget that.”

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Filed under: Ken Cuccinelli • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
McAuliffe's wife: Cuccinelli 'will have me to answer to'
Terry McAuliffe, Democratic candidate for Virginia governor
May 17th, 2013
08:14 PM ET
1 year ago

McAuliffe's wife: Cuccinelli 'will have me to answer to'

(CNN) - Dorothy McAuliffe is standing by her man, Terry McAuliffe, after Republican critics have attacked the Virginia gubernatorial candidate for not being the best husband based on some anecdotes in his book.

In his 2007 memoir, "What a Party," the former Democratic National Committee chairman details times when his job kept him busy, like when he left his wife in the car to attend a fundraiser on the way home from the hospital where she had just given birth.
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Filed under: Ken Cuccinelli • Terry McAuliffe
Democrat McAuliffe up in Va. governor's race
May 16th, 2013
08:51 AM ET
1 year ago

Democrat McAuliffe up in Va. governor's race

(CNN) – Six months before Virginia voters choose a new governor, Democrat Terry McAuliffe has a slight advantage over his Republican rival Ken Cuccinelli, a poll released Thursday showed.

McAuliffe, a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and major party fundraiser, had the support of 43% of registered voters in the Quinnipiac University survey, while Virginia Attorney General Cuccinelli was at 38%. That margin was just inside the poll's sampling error.
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Filed under: Ken Cuccinelli • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
Poll shows close race for Virginia governor
May 8th, 2013
10:43 AM ET
1 year ago

Poll shows close race for Virginia governor

(CNN) – With less than six months before Election Day in Virginia's gubernatorial race, a new poll indicates the race is still tight.

Democrat Terry McAuliffe has a slight 43%-41% advantage over Republican Ken Cuccinelli among registered voters, according to a new NBC/Marist poll released Wednesday.
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Filed under: Ken Cuccinelli • Terry McAuliffe
Poll: Virginia voters give thumbs-up to McDonnell
May 6th, 2013
08:46 AM ET
1 year ago

Poll: Virginia voters give thumbs-up to McDonnell

(CNN) – Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell got some good news Monday after a new poll indicated the Republican governor's approval ratings remained high among voters in the commonwealth.

The numbers were released a week after the Washington Post reported the FBI was probing ties between the Republican governor and a top campaign donor who paid for catering at McDonnell's daughter's wedding.
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Filed under: Bob McDonnell • Ken Cuccinelli • Polls • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
Virginia governor hopefuls hitting airwaves with bio ads
May 1st, 2013
10:37 AM ET
1 year ago

Virginia governor hopefuls hitting airwaves with bio ads

(CNN) – Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli are both introducing themselves to Virginia voters in biographical television spots six months before the commonwealth chooses its next governor.

McAuliffe's 30-second ad, which begins airing Thursday, features the Democratic operative recounting a business he began as a teenager.
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