SENATE DEMS RESPOND TO WSJ ARTICLE ON 2015 McCABE RACE

RICHMOND — Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Sen. A. Donald McEachin (D - Henrico) made the following statement in response to today's article in the Wall Street Journal:

"Dr. Jill McCabe is a good, thoughtful, conscientious person. She was an extremely well-qualified candidate, and she would have made a superb legislator. My colleagues and I were grateful when she decided to run, and all of us remain exceedingly proud of the campaign she conducted. The General Assembly is a poorer place for her absence.

"Thanks to Gov. McAuliffe's invaluable support, Democrats were able to compete in key districts across the Commonwealth in 2015. This was particularly important as we were fighting to take back the majority. With Gov. McAuliffe's assistance, we were able to run strong, vibrant campaigns."

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