Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe unveiled a new ad showing support for his campaign from outside the Democratic party, while Attorney General and Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli released an ad focusing on the ongoing investigations of the electric car company co-founded by McAuliffe. McAuliffe’s ad highlights his position as the more moderate candidate, willing to forge bipartisanship relations while casting his opponent as an inflexible conservative. Cuccinelli’s ad attempts to call out McAuliffe’s business dealings and growing scandal surrounding GreenTech. The Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General is conducting an independent probe as to whether a top immigration official granted GreenTech favorable treatment or not.
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