McAuliffe Defeat Stings Clinton and Warner

Clinton campaigned for his former fundraiser.

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By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Longtime Bill Clinton buddy Terry McAuliffe's bruising defeat in the Virginia gubernatorial primary wasn't just a sign that Bubba, who campaigned hard for his fundraiser, is losing his magic touch. Democrats say it was also a blow to Sen. Mark Warner, practically sainted as a fiscal savior in the Old Dominion, since McAuliffe used Warner's campaign and ad team.