Virginia’s Gubernatorial Primary

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Polls in the race for the Democratic nomination to replace retiring Governor Tim Kaine opened at 6am this morning and somewhere in northern Virginia Terry McAuliffe was looking at the sky in lament. At exactly 6am in DC — about three miles away from Virginia’s blue-leaning northern suburbs — a violent thunderstorm rattled through. McAuliffe, who is depending on large turnout in the race, just can’t seem to catch a break — two new polls showed the once leader trailing Creigh Deeds by double digits. Here’s a story from me on the race.