McAuliffe Eyes Run for Va. Statehouse

Longtime Dem operative will take 2 months to explore
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 10, 2008 4:01 PM CST
Terry McAuliffe, campaign chairman for Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, arrives at Clinton's home Wednesday, May 14, 2008 in Washington.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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(Newser) – Former DNC chairman Terry McAuliffe, most recently in the headlines as chair of Hillary Clinton's foiled presidential campaign, is considering running for governor of Virginia, Politico reports. "I plan on spending the next two months having a conversation with Virginians," McAuliffe, who has also publicly weighed running for governor of Florida, said on his website.