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Report: Perriello making surprise run for Virginia governor - SFGate

Wed Jan 04 16:57:59 EST 2017 | SFgate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello is reportedly making a surprise bid for the Virginia governor's office. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/2hSI6Rt) reports that sources familiar with the conversation say Perriello called Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday to let him know he was entering the race. The Times reports that Perriello is expected to announce his intention Thursday. Northam is the only candidate on the Democrat side and had been assumed to be his party's nominee. T..

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Perriello is set to announce his plan to seek the Democratic nomination Thursday, according to the operatives, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized ..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello is reportedly making a surprise bid for the Virginia governor's office. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/2hSI6Rt) reports that..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello is reportedly making a surprise bid for the Virginia governor's office. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/2hSI6Rt) reports that..
Tom Perriello announced that he is running for governor of Virginia Thursday, giving Democrats a competitive primary between a progressive former congressman and the current l..
Former Virginia Rep. Tom Perriello (D) will run for governor of the state in what could be one of the highest-profile elections of 2017, the New York Times reports.  Perriello..
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Making his surprise entry into the governor's race official, Democrat Tom Perriello said Thursday that he wants his party to have a healthy debate about the ..
Perriello was an unusual member of Congress in that his politics were significantly to the left of those in his rural district, but rather than tack to the center, he laid out wher..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello is set to make a surprise entrance into the Virginia governor's race, according to two Democratic operatives with direct knowled..
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said this week that he will veto a late-term abortion bill if it reaches his desk, claiming the measure would hurt businesses in the state. The Associ..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello is set to make a surprise entrance into the Virginia governor's race, according to two Democratic operatives with direct knowled..
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RICHMOND — It was already going to be awkward: Two state senators, once friends, will return to the Capitol this month as rivals for the GOP nomination for lieutenant governor..
Less than 24 hours before the House convenes and votes on its rules for the 115th Congress, Republicans adopted an amendment Monday night, 119 to 74, from Judiciary Chairman Bob Go..
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In an abrupt move made without the backing of their leaders, Republicans in the House of Representatives plan to dramatically scale back an independent congressional ethics of..
Pete Marovich—Bloomberg /Getty Images House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, left, listens during a news conference with U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, ..
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- House Republicans on Monday voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent body created in 2008 to investigate allegations of misconduc..
Thousands of women are planning to attend the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, and they’ll be able to do more than march. According to BuzzFeed News, EMILY’s List — the l..
Levar Stoney placed his hand on his late grandmother’s worn Bible and was sworn in Saturday as Richmond’s 80th mayor. At 35, he’s the youngest person elected to the office. The eve..
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order today that prohibits discrimination among state agencies and contractors based on gender identity and --- orientation..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to offer free tuition at New York public colleges to eligible residents. The Democrat unveiled his plan Tuesday morning at LaGuar..
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Cuomo spokesman Richard Azzopardi said the program, which would give the state seven years to take over complete funding of indigent legal services, was just too expensive. States ..
In this 2015 photo, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, vot..
Facing a public outcry and a warning from their president-elect, House Republicans reversed course on Tuesday and scrapped a proposal (for now) to gut the Office of Congressional E..