Why Are All Eyes on the Virginia Governor’s Race?
In 2020, Virginia epitomized the way in which Democrats took the White House and Congress — by turning moderate and swing counties.
But President Biden’s poll numbers have been waning, and in the coming race for governor, Republicans see an opportunity.
Guest: Lisa Lerer, a national political correspondent for The New York Times.
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- Republicans in Virginia are saying what their nominee for governor, Glenn Youngkin, will not: The governor’s race is a proxy for Donald Trump’s grievances.
- Though Virginia is getting bluer, the former governor Terry McAuliffe is straining to motivate Democratic voters for his comeback attempt.
- After months of closed classrooms and lost learning time, Republicans are making schools the focus of their final push.
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