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Candidates visit Wilder's political science class

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Students in a VCU political science class had the undivided attention of the two major party candidates vying to be Virginia’s next governor for a couple of hours yesterday.

Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAulliffe spoke separately to students in former Gov. L Douglas Wilder’s “Challenges in Public Policy” class.  Each shared his ideas for higher education and economic development and discussed other campaign priorities. The candidates also took questions from students before addressing reporters outside.


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L. Douglas Wilder, the nation’s first elected African-American governor, listens as one of the candidates addresses the class.
Republican Ken Cuccinelli went first, outlining his campaign priorities.
Democrat Terry McAulliffe explains his priorities to the class.