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Bill Clinton

In the 10th state Senate district, the question may be: 'Who's the best Democrat?'

The GOP has its ideological purity tests in primaries, and something similar may be emerging as voters in state Senate District 10 in suburban Richmond consider the three candidates vying for the Democratic Party nomination. The district, long represented by state Sen. John Watkins, R-Powhatan, is key to Democrats' hopes to regain control of the Senate and unlock the legislative freeze on much of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s agenda. One candidate, Chesterfield County Supervisor Dan Gecker has upset some in the party because he represented Kathleen Willey, who Bill Clinton was alleged to have made improper advances to while in the White House. (Gecker's representation began...