Two area politicians likely running for president

One area politician has announced he will seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for president of the United States, and another seems likely to do so. They are both long shots, but if there’s one thing the elections of Donald Trump and Barack Obama taught us, it’s that nothing is impossible in American politics.


The declared candidate is John Delaney, a former U.S. representative from Maryland, whose district included parts of Montgomery County. The potential candidate from Virginia is Terry McAuliffe, who served as governor of the state from 2014 to 2018. McAuliffe recently published an opinion piece in The Washington Post that read like a presidential candidate’s position paper, although he has not yet publicly decided whether to run.


Washington Post writer Robert McCartney called both men “centrist and pro-business,” which is why he believes they are long shots to win a Democratic primary. WANADA has worked with both Delaney and McAuliffe over the years and know them both to be good men!

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