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Clouds Spread to Democratic Side
of Virginia Governor’s Race

New York Times, by Trip Gabriel

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/3/2013 5:25:15 AM

For months, the governor’s race in Virginia has unfolded beneath a cloud of scandal over the Republican incumbent that spread to his would-be Republican successor, Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II. But now a potential scandal also threatens to distract the campaign of the Democratic candidate, Terry McAuliffe. An electric car company Mr. McAuliffe founded is a target of an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, government documents show. The venture, GreenTech Automotive, was already a flash point because of the failure of enthusiastic promises of jobs made by Mr. McAuliffe, the former Democratic fund-raiser known for his showmanship

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The stench is so bad that even the Times is pinching nostrils.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/3/2013 5:39:17 AM     (No. 9455992)

Two words: Global Crossing.

Look under a rock and you find Terry McAuliffe.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/3/2013 5:43:09 AM     (No. 9455998)

We´re being set up on this or the Slimes wouldn´t be reporting on something that could hurt a dem.It wasn´t that long ago that Jon Corzine was under investigation and walked away a couple months later without a harm whatsoever,despite violating any number of investment rules.He raised funds for Obama while being investigated which itself should be a conflict of interest violation at least.His money bundling could have led to undue influence by Obama to cut him loose.

The point is they may be investigating McAuliffe for public consumption and a couple months from now,they´ll find no wrong doing.At the same time,they´ll keep firing shots at McDonnell,hoping it rubs off on Cooch.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/3/2013 6:03:49 AM     (No. 9456012)

What´s shocking is the fact that McAuliffe is being investigated in the first place.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/3/2013 8:31:37 AM     (No. 9456147)

I´d run for Governor of Virginia myself but or one thing ~ the rules on gifts.

The current rules attract a certain crowd ~ McAuliffe is a good example. He knows they´ll give him gifts and there´s no rule that says he can´t accept them.

For me, that´s not enough. I want the legislature to REQUIRE the Governor to keep the gifts. If we can´t prohibit them at least we can make sure the Governor keeps them.

Frankly, I like gifts ~ they make me happy, and if there´s one thing Virginia needs it´s a happy governor. Enough with these dour, creepazoids like Warner and Kaine and McConnell.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: udanja99, 8/3/2013 9:27:06 AM     (No. 9456255)

Two more words...

Lincoln Bedroom

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ArtieC, 8/3/2013 10:14:40 PM     (No. 9457219)

And as we speak the Washington Post is preparing to ride to Terry´s rescue.

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