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Terry McAuliffe
72nd Governor of Virginia
Assumed office
January 11, 2014
Lieutenant Ralph Northam
Preceded by Bob McDonnell
Chairman of the National Governors Association
Assumed office
July 16, 2016
Preceded by Gary Herbert
Chairman of the Democratic National Committee
In office
February 3, 2001 â€“ February 12, 2005
Preceded by Ed Rendell (General Chair)
Joe Andrew (National Chair)
Succeeded by Howard Dean
Personal details
Born Terence Richard McAuliffe
(1957-02-09) February 9, 1957 (age 59)
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Dorothy Swann (1988–present)
Children 5
Residence Executive Mansion
Alma mater Catholic University (BA)
Georgetown University (JD)
Website Official website

I have big ideas. If you don't like them, don't vote for me.
I've always been an entrepreneur, but it's never been about the money. I like a challenge, the harder the better.
Terry McAuliffe
I've signed thousands of documents, but never read them.
One-third of Americans have already been forced to change their lifestyle because their disposable income is gone. A guy can't go to the corner bar after a rough day at work to have a beer, that's gone to oil!
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Anyone in politics would like to have great economic numbers.
People ought to quit talking to the press.
I invested in many companies, and I'm happy this one worked. This is capitalism. You invest in stock, it goes up, it goes down. You know, if you don't like capitalism, you don't like making money with stock, move to Cuba or China.
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I stay away from issues.
I think sometimes Richmond, especially the House of Delegates, thinks too small… Richmond is not doing what needs to be done, forward thinking, big bold ideas.
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There is a visceral dislike of George Bush, and it's going to bring these guys together.
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I've known Hillary, and her husband Bill, for more than half of my life. I remember her playing mermaid in the pool with our youngest daughter Sally for hours on family vacations.
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It is the Democrats who get the economic engine of this economy moving forward again.
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Everyday is a new opportunity.
There is no place people can hide from me.
I could never drive in a great big car; people like me because I'm a man of the people, a hustler.
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I would be remiss if I didn't praise Hillary for her excellent judgment in selecting my friend and fellow Virginian, Tim Kaine, to be the next Vice President of the United States!
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I've done business with people I've met in politics, who I went to law school with, who I grew up with. Who do you do business with? People you meet in life.
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I'm always jacked up. I'm pumped up. It's just, I love life and I'm having fun.
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I would like to be Pope if I could.
People pigeonhole me – I'm known for raising more money than any man alive.
Terry McAuliffe
Someone who lies about the little things will lie about the big things too.
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Someone who lies about the little things will lie about the big things too.
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You need money to get out your message.
As governor, I don't want my fair share. I want more than my fair share.
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You help me, I'll help you. That's politics.
I've been called a lot of things.
What the Internet was for the 1990s, green jobs are for the 2000s.
I wake up every morning singing 'The Star-Spangled Banner.'
When I decide to do something, I do it.
I just operate on the assumption that all phone conversations are bugged.
I started my first business at 14!
I want a president who will build an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top. A president who tackles global warming head-on and stands up for common sense solutions that keep guns away from dangerous people.
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I've gone to China, bought a manufacturing company and moved it to America. Now China wants to buy back some of that new technology from me. That's a great story for America.
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People like to do politics with me, and they like to do business.
I've got to have 25 balls in the air at the same time.
Everybody in this public arena makes statements and gets interpreted different ways.
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