Hillary Clinton stumps for Terry McAuliffe

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Hillary Clinton made her first campaign appearance in  nearly five years on Saturday to support Terry McAuliffe, her old friend who’s  running as the Democratic nominee for governor in Virginia.

But for the media and the majority of attendees packed into The State Theatre  here for the event, it was all about her.

She laid out a case for him that rested strongly on women’s equality, gay  marriage and rejecting the “scorched earth” politics that have defined  Washington over the past several months. Though she didn’t directly call out  Republicans, it was clear who she was talking about when she said some  politicians have been operating in an “evidence-free zone”, “do not believe in  America’s progress” and are trying to “hijack” the future.

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