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McCrory to campaign for Ken Cuccinelli

Posted October 23, 2013

— North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory will campaign for fellow Republican and Virginia gubernatorial hopeful Ken Cuccinelli on Thursday.

The get out the vote rally, advertised by the Cuccinelli campaign, will take place in Roanoke, Va., at noon.

Cuccinelli, Virginia's attorney general, is running against Democrat Terry McAuliffe, a longtime friend and political aide to former President Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Polls have shown McAuliffe with a steady lead over Cuccinelli since this summer.

During his 2012 campaign, McCrory benefited from visits by sitting Republican governors such as Chris Christie of New Jersey and Nikki Haley of South Carolina.

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  • liskm Oct 30, 6:44 p.m.

    Saw today since Pat's visit/promo to Va. to display support to Kookinelli and race to the bottom strategy support, that McAuliffe's lead rose, LOL!

  • banker27520 Oct 25, 3:16 p.m.

    "Yep... higher taxes (read: a smaller paycheck), more rules to comply with, more regulations to drive up costs, more fees and more government interference in the day to day lives on the people of Virginia."

    And there's where you would be wrong, more gov't interference? That's coming already from McDonnell and the GOP and higher taxes, not at all likely, unless for the wealthy. So need to recheck your thoughts on common sense, again, it's the Dems with that, certainly not the GOP.

  • A cold hard dose of Franz Oct 25, 2:28 p.m.

    "They'll get a lot more from him than they have from Gov "Ultrasound" McDonnell and his lacky Cuccinelli. Actually will have someone with some common sense." - banker27520

    Yep... higher taxes (read: a smaller paycheck), more rules to comply with, more regulations to drive up costs, more fees and more government interference in the day to day lives on the people of Virginia.

    Common sense, indeed...

  • A cold hard dose of Franz Oct 25, 2:18 p.m.

    "Cuccinelli is an extremist." - ccsmith1902

    Nonsense.

    Most of you seem to have forgotten McAuliffe when he was working for Clinton. The man was an absolute pathological liar. It was surreal and embarrassing. Not that this would bother Democrats in the slightest...

  • dwntwnboy2 Oct 25, 2:15 p.m.

    "Glad he is like Renee Ellmers and will be in office only one term"- sadly, thanks to the creative districts created by the republicans, she's already on her second term.

  • goldenosprey Oct 25, 12:39 p.m.

    "Doesn't the Governor have something to do, say like governing." crkeehn

    SHHHHHHHhhhhhhhh!

  • ccsmith1902 Oct 25, 11:47 a.m.

    Cuccinelli is an extremist.

  • ccsmith1902 Oct 25, 11:45 a.m.

    The process would have been more efficient if more Republican-controlled state governments had agreed to establish their own online insurance exchanges, as originally called for in the Affordable Care Act. He blamed GOP governors and legislators for not acting responsibly on behalf of their uninsured.
    Nothing new here with McCrory not acting responsibly on behalf of NC citizens.

  • ccsmith1902 Oct 25, 11:43 a.m.

    OMG. He might as well be supporting Sarah Palin.

  • rlsmith5 Oct 25, 9:50 a.m.

    Is Art Pope making him do this? Why doesn't he stay in N.C. and do something for our state other than hold press conferences with no meaning or results that he has helped accomplish. Glad he is like Renee Ellmers and will be in office only one term.

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