FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, accompanied by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, left, and Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli, right, speaks in Richmond

 

              FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, accompanied by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, left, and Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli, right, speaks in Richmond
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, accompanied by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, left, and Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli, right, speaks in Richmond, Va. Virginia is conducting nothing short of a grand political experiment, testing whether a tea party favorite can carry a closely divided state. If Ken Cuccinelli succeeds, he will undercut Republican moderates’ claims that hard-right ideologies are hurting the party, and undoubtedly intensify a debate already roiling the GOP. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)