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A conservative group is putting another $300,000 behind an ad campaign to promote an anti-Terry McAuliffe film, hoping to boost interest in the documentary in the vote-rich Washington suburbs. The 29-minute film, “Fast Terry,” was released this summer by Citizens United in the heat of McAuliffe’s (D) campaign for Virginia governor against Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II (R). Read more at the Washington Post here....
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For an upstart electric-car company with big ambitions, its ties to Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe have been both a blessing and a curse. The company, GreenTech, is now front and center in Virginia’s 2013 race for governor, and its critics are raising questions about political favoritism, national-security risks, and the government’s role in foreign investments—unwelcome attention for the struggling firm. McAuliffe defended his role in the company in a recent op-ed. But troubles began for two GreenTech executives before...
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As federal investigators probe whether top U.S. government officials gave special treatment to Terry McAuliffe’s company GreenTech Automotive, the controversy has shed light on lobbying efforts by McAuliffe and two of his Northern Virginia business partners. One is Anthony D. Rodham, a brother of former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton. The other is GreenTech co-founder and chief executive Xiaolin “Charles” Wang, a lawyer with expertise in trade law and foreign investment who said he has second thoughts about going into business...
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