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Cantor to resign early, asks for special election

Cantor to resign early, asks for special election

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) --Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced he would resign early and called for a special election to allow his successor to be seated immediately.
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Virginia governor: People at campground had almost no warning of tornado

Virginia governor: People at campground had almost no warning of tornado

CHERITON, Va., July 25 (UPI) --The tornado that killed a New Jersey couple at a campground on Virginia's Eastern Shore touched down with almost no warning, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said.
Frances Burns
Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan to reunite on new movie 'Ithaca'

Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan to reunite on new movie 'Ithaca'

LOS ANGELES, June 23 (UPI) --Tom Hanks will produce "Sleepless in Seattle" co-star Meg Ryan's directorial debut "Ithaca."
Annie Martin
Gov. McAuliffe asks state regulators to review Virginia restrictions on abortion clinics

Gov. McAuliffe asks state regulators to review Virginia restrictions on abortion clinics

RICHMOND, Va., May 12 (UPI) --Gov. Terry McAuliffe asked for a review of regulations that require Virginia abortion clinics to have same building standards as outpatient surgical centers.
Frances Burns
At least 18 dead in winter storm across U.S. South, Northeast

At least 18 dead in winter storm across U.S. South, Northeast

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A storm blamed for at least 18 deaths in the United States, most of them in the South, dumped a foot of snow in the Northeast, officials said Thursday.

Virginia shelves electric chair bill

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The Virginia state Senate has opted to shelve a bill that would have reinstated the electric chair as the state's primary means for executing death row inmates.
Terry McAuliffe inaugurated as governor of Virginia

Terry McAuliffe inaugurated as governor of Virginia

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Terry McAuliffe urged Republicans to work with him Saturday as he was inaugurated as Virginia governor in the midst of a downpour.

Standing strong for America in 2014

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. economy is gaining strength but the Obamacare train wreck, festering problems in far away China and uncertain leadership at the Federal Reserve could derail the recovery.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Report: U.S. is close to indicting Va. Gov. McDonnell, wife

Report: U.S. is close to indicting Va. Gov. McDonnell, wife

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Prosecutors have told Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell he and his wife will be charged in a scandal involving gifts from a supporter, the Washington Post reported.

Republican Obenshain concedes Va. AG race

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- GOP nominee Mark Obenshain conceded defeat Wednesday in Virginia's attorney general's race, handing Democrats their first sweep of statewide offices since 1969.

Virginia same-sex married couples must file separate state tax returns

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Virginia will not conform to IRS rules for same-sex married couples, requiring them to file their state income tax returns as single individuals.

Va. state senator stabbed, son shot and killed

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds was stabbed and his 24-year-old son was shot and killed in an assault at Deeds' home near Charlottesville, Va., police said.

Democrats see Virginia vote as sign of Tea Party fading

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A leader of the Democratic Party said last week's election in Virginia showed that U.S. voters were focused on the economy rather than Tea Party politics.
Christie coasts to win; McAuliffe squeaks by

Christie coasts to win; McAuliffe squeaks by

ASBURY PARK, N.J., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Republican Gov. Chris Christie easily won re-election in New Jersey and Democrat Terry McAuliffe narrowly defeated Virginia's conservative attorney general.
Terry McAuliffe wins close race for Virginia governor

Terry McAuliffe wins close race for Virginia governor

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe won a narrow victory Tuesday over state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for governor of Virginia.
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Clinton campaign chairman Terry McAuliffe thanks their supporters at a campaign event at the National Building Museum in Washington on June 7, 2008. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, formally suspended her campaign for president and endorsed Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-IL. (UPI Photo/Patrick D. McDermott)
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Terence Richard "Terry" McAuliffe (born February 9, 1957) is a longtime fundraiser and political operative for the Democratic Party. He served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee (February 2001-February 2005). He also served as chairman of the 2008 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. He is currently a Democratic candidate for the 2009 gubernatorial election in Virginia.

McAuliffe grew up in Syracuse, New York and graduated from Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School in 1975. His father was treasurer of the local Democratic organization. He started his first business, McAuliffe Driveway Maintenance, at the age of 14. In 1979, he received a bachelors degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. After graduation, McAuliffe took a job in the 1980 presidential reelection campaign of Jimmy Carter, and at the age of 22 became the national finance director. It was during this campaign that McAuliffe wrestled an eight-foot, 260-pound alligator for a $15,000 contribution. After the campaign, McAuliffe enrolled in law school at Georgetown University. He received a Juris Doctor degree in 1984. McAuliffe then served as Chairman of the Federal City National Bank by the age of 30.

He has five children with wife Dorothy: Dori, Jack, Mary, Sally, and Peter.

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