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McAuliffe's backslapping political brand put to test in 2021

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Terry McAuliffe is a blur of handshakes, hugs, backslaps and smiles as he glides through the friendly crowd at Gethsemane Baptist Church seeking help from above.
For the former Virginia governor running again for his old job, it's not necessarily God's grace he's after at this moment. He's seeking assistance from another higher power a few hours north in Washington, where McAuliffe's longtime friends in Congress are struggling to pass an infrastructure package that could help millions of Virginia residents - and his own campaign.
McAuliffe's desperation to turn that...
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