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Former Democratic rep to run for Va. governor: report

Wed Jan 04 16:01:10 EST 2017 | The Hill
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, who served in the House from 2009 to 2011 and is a friend of President Obama, could potentially end up challenging Lt. Gov. Ralph S. Northam, the party's favored candidate, in the Democratic primary. According to the Times, outgoing Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) hoped to clear the field for Northam so he would have a..

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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 ..
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