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McAuliffe camp erupts over business PACís choice of Cuccinelli for Virginia governor
The Washington Post ^ | 9-16-13 | Laura Vozzella, Antonio Olivo and Fredrick Kunkle

Posted on 09/16/2013 3:37:38 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

RICHMOND — High-powered Terry McAuliffe supporters made a furious attempt over the weekend to reverse a Washington area business group’s endorsement of Republican Ken Cuccinelli II for governor, with state legislators warning that “doors will be closed” to the group if it sticks by its choice.

The pressure exerted on the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s political arm, Tech PAC, by a U.S. senator, a Republican lieutenant governor at odds with Cuccinelli and several others suggests that McAuliffe’s campaign is worried that a Cuccinelli endorsement could undermine the central premise of the Democrat’s campaign — that he, an entrepreneur who started his first venture at 14, is the pro-business candidate and that Cuccinelli, a social conservative popular with the tea party, is too extreme for the state’s centrist business leaders.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election; governor; threat; va

1 posted on 09/16/2013 3:37:38 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Terry McAuliffe is a pro-business candidate just like Joe Isuzu.


2 posted on 09/16/2013 3:44:01 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Well there they go again with their chicago mob threats. Al Capone would be so proud of obama and his demons.


3 posted on 09/16/2013 3:51:13 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Too extreme TEA Party my raw butt! Coochie is not TEA Party and his extremism is more dim than Conservative. I do hope that he trounces the evil one... mcGLOBALCROSSING.


4 posted on 09/16/2013 3:54:03 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Bill Bolling is working with the Democrats and needs to be drummed out of the party.


5 posted on 09/16/2013 4:24:34 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: afraidfortherepublic
RICHMOND — High-powered Terry McAuliffe supporters made a furious attempt over the weekend to reverse a Washington area business group’s endorsement of Republican Ken Cuccinelli II for governor, with state legislators warning that “doors will be closed” to the group if it sticks by its choice.

Given the abuse of power by the Democrats, this is no idle threat. Watch out for IRS, NSA, EPA and SWAT teams, MSM and their magnifying glass on any little imperfection in human character, not to mention potential donations going away.

The Democrats are not willing to give up the strangle hold they have on us, forcing abortion on demand, same sex marriage, reparations, increased taxes, loss of freedom, death panels, and more...

6 posted on 09/16/2013 4:58:04 AM PDT by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I have not been following this closely but on the Morning Joe they showed Cuccinelli far behind McAuliffe in polls largely due to Northern VA, which is much like Maryland.

Claimed his GOP supporters are running away from him.


7 posted on 09/16/2013 5:13:40 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Note scumbag RINO Bill Bolling's role in this:

Young wrote that he received calls Saturday from Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), Lt. Governor Bill Bolling (R) and Aneesh Chopra, the former U.S. chief technology officer and Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor.

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Also surprising was the first public indication that Bolling, the Republican lieutenant governor who said he would not endorse Cuccinelli after being outmaneuvered by him in the primary fight, is actively pulling for McAuliffe.

Bolling is deliberately undermining the duly nominated Republican candidate for governor and nothing is being done about it?

8 posted on 09/16/2013 6:01:08 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: sickoflibs
I have not been following this closely but on the Morning Joe they showed Cuccinelli far behind McAuliffe in polls largely due to Northern VA, which is much like Maryland.

Yep... he's averaging 7.7% behind McAuliffe. Sorry to say Virginia voters are reflecting the ignorance of national electorate.

9 posted on 09/16/2013 6:02:31 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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