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Tom Perriello Jumps Into Virginia Gubernatorial Race

Thu Jan 05 04:11:17 EST 2017 | The Huffington Post
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 lieutenant governor of the state for the 2017 election.  “I’m running for Governor of Virginia because our state must be a firewall against hate, corruption, and an assault on the Virginia values of decency and progress. That is a wall worth building!” Perriello said an email to supporters Thursday morning, which w..

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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..
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..
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