Virginia attorney general candidates go after each other in final debate

The two candidates in Virginia’s attorney general race pulled no punches in a robust debate in Leesburg Friday morning, drawing differences that are nearly diametrically opposite as they attempted to convince voters in their last meeting before the Nov. 7 election. Incumbent Attorney General Mark Herring (D) defended his record as an aggressive challenger of federal policies on health care and warned that challenger John Adams (R) is “fixated on conservative social issues” and seeks to “become the lawyer for the Republican caucus in Richmond.”

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