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Perriello launches bid for governor, says he'll fight for 'firewall' against Trump - Roanoke Times: Politics

Fri Jan 06 10:14:41 EST 2017 | The Roanoke Times
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 top of the statewide ticket and promised to build a progressive "firewall" against the politics of president-elect Donald Trump. Perriello, a 42-year-old former congressman who most recently served as a State Department envoy in Africa, rolled out his campaign Thursday morning, starting with a website launch and video ..

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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..
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..
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 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 set to make a surprise entrance into the Virginia governor's race, according to two Democratic operatives with direct knowled..
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..
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 ..
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello's run for governor:(all times local): 9:45 a.m. Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello is making a surprise bid for govern..
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(CNN) - Tom Perriello, a former Virginia congressman and an ex-diplomat in the Obama administration, is set to shake up the Democratic primary in the highly anticipated 2017 Virgin..
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