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Va., N.J. governor races among U.S. contests

Va., N.J. governor races among U.S. contests

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Virginia and New Jersey governors races are among Tuesday's coast-to-coast elections that also include a Colorado proposition to tax recreational marijuana.
Obama stumps for McAuliffe in Virginia

Obama stumps for McAuliffe in Virginia

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- President Obama campaigned for Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe Sunday in Arlington.
Politics 2013: Two states, two candidates, two philosophies

Politics 2013: Two states, two candidates, two philosophies

Come Tuesday, two men representing the more moderate and more conservative elements of the Republican Party stand for election as their state's gubernatorial races.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Democrats' racy posters targeted Virginia GOP gubernatorial nominee

Democrats' racy posters targeted Virginia GOP gubernatorial nominee

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The Democratic Party of Virginia said it will take down racy posters on the Republican nominee for governor's efforts to repeal the state's anti-sodomy law.
Hillary Clinton campaigns for Terry McAuliffe in Virginia

Hillary Clinton campaigns for Terry McAuliffe in Virginia

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton campaigned in Virginia for Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic nominee for governor and a major Clinton fundraiser.

GOP: Start-up of healthcare law a 'national embarrassment'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says the start-up of the Affordable Care Act is a national embarrassment.
Hillary Clinton to stump for Terry McAuliffe

Hillary Clinton to stump for Terry McAuliffe

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel with Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe this weekend, his campaign said.

Cuccinelli to donate $18,000 to offset Williams' gifts

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Republican Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli said he's donating $18,000 to charity to offset gifts from a wealthy donor who's under investigation.
Obama's pick for No. 2 at Homeland Security probed

Obama's pick for No. 2 at Homeland Security probed

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- President Obama's pick to be Homeland Security's No. 2 chief is being probed for allegedly helping foreign investors get U.S. visas, congressional aides said.

Va. Board of Health approves abortion restrictions

RICHMOND, Va., April 13 (UPI) -- The Virginia Board of Health Friday voted to require abortion clinics to meet hospital-style building codes that could shut many of them down, operators say.

Va. AG wants state to keep sodomy law

RICHMOND, Va., April 3 (UPI) -- Virginia's anti-sodomy law should be allowed to stand because it protects minors, state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says.
Polls: Va. governor's race tight

Polls: Va. governor's race tight

RALEIGH, Va., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Two polls Wednesday give former Democratic Party head Terry McAuliffe a slight lead over Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in the race for Virginia governor.
Obama lauds Kennedy Center honorees

Obama lauds Kennedy Center honorees

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama joked Sunday that the seven 2012 Kennedy Center honorees are "extraordinary people who have no business being on the same stage together."
Bill Clinton stumps with Obama

Bill Clinton stumps with Obama

MCLEAN, Va., April 30 (UPI) -- Electing Mitt Romney would bring retro U.S. Republican policies "on steroids," Bill Clinton said with Barack Obama in their first joint campaign fundraiser.
McAuliffe trailing Deeds in Va. gov. race

McAuliffe trailing Deeds in Va. gov. race

RICHMOND, Va., June 5 (UPI) -- With the Virginia Democratic gubernatorial primary four days away, Terry McAuliffe has a big cash lead but trails in the latest poll, campaign officials say.
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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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