Is Ex-Governor McAuliffe Running for President?
Veteran Political Strategists Tackle High-Stakes 2020 Campaign in New Podcast

March 2, 2019 by TWN Staff

Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe addresses the speculation and more on the latest installment of The Electables podcast. Hosted by Democratic strategists Adrienne Elrod and Doug Thornell, The Electables aims to bring its listeners the backstory and insider perspective on the high-stakes 2020 campaign for the presidency. In addition to presidential politics, McAuliffe talks about his new book “Beyond Charlottesville: Taking A Stand Against White Nationalism,” and even his thoughts on Amazon’s recent decision to pull out of New York. In addition, Elrod and Thornell will offer their latest “Power Five” ranking, their weekly take on who’s up and who’s down when it comes to seeking the Democratic nomination.

The Electables is available for listening or download on iTunes. Recent guests have included former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper; HillTV Live host and longtime Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons; DNC Communications Director Xochitl Hinojosa; former Hillary Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon, and CNN’s Rebecca Buck.

Follow the podcast on twitter at @TheElectables.

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