McAuliffe Defeat Stings Clinton and Warner

Clinton campaigned for his former fundraiser.


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.