Governor of Virginia
Anonymous text messages point Republican voters to his video attacking the apparent front-runner.
The former Virginia governor could be standing in the way of the country’s first Black woman governor. He’s counting on Black voters to help him do it.
The nod of approval from Porter, a financial policy expert, is a coup for Carroll Foy, who is carving out the progressive lane in the Democratic primary.
Law enforcement arrested 13 people last week who allegedly plotted to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
His spokesman says the filing was a technicality and insists that McAuliffe hasn't yet decided whether he will launch a campaign.
"I know that this is not a moment to retreat to the past but to step boldly into our future," McClellan says in her campaign announcement.
“It’s time we elevate this,” Ralph Northam (D) said. “Not just a celebration by and for some Virginians but one acknowledged and celebrated by all of us.”
If elected, she would be the first female governor of Virginia, and the first Black female governor of any state.
He doesn't rule out a presidential run beyond 2020, though. “I’m still a young man. You’ll see what happens."
The Virginia governor has ignored calls for his resignation after news outlets resurfaced a photo depicting blackface from his 1984 medical school yearbook.