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Terry McAuliffe speaks to supporters at a campaign event on June 4, 2021 in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Democrats on Tuesday nominated former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to face Republican Glenn Youngkin in the state's November gubernatorial election, per AP.

Why it matters: McAuliffe, who entered the primary in December as a clear front-runner, beat four Democratic candidates to secure the nomination.

  • The others struggled to keep pace with McAuliffe's name recognition and fundraising.

What's next: The close ally of President Biden's will face Trump-endorsed Youngkin in November in what's expected to be a competitive election as Republicans seek to win their first statewide office since 2009.

Go deeper: 5 Democrats face off in today's Virginia gubernatorial primary

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Mike Allen, author of AM
Jun 8, 2021 - Politics & Policy

5 Democrats face off in today's Virginia gubernatorial primary

Former Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, a Democratic candidate for Virginia governor, greets a supporter at a rally in Hampton, Va., last week. Photo: Steve Helber/AP

Among the five Democrats in Virginia's gubernatorial primary Tuesday is Jennifer Carroll Foy, a former state delegate who shaved her head when she became a Rat — a first-year Virginia Military Institute cadet.

What she's saying: "I wore a man's uniform," she told me over coffee as she campaigned in Old Town Alexandria. "And it was some of the most trying times and experiences that I've ever had."

U.S. Latinos earn less, die earlier in segregated areas

A rally in rally in Brooklyn, N.Y., protesting Latino segregation in October 2015. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

U.S. Latinos have a higher life expectancy and earn more yearly income when they live in racially mixed neighborhoods compared to areas that are predominantly Black or Latino, an analysis finds.

Why it matters: The study by the University of California Berkeley’s Othering and Belonging Institute released this week shows the physical and economic toll on Latinos as cities become more segregated.

Updated 30 mins ago - Politics & Policy

51 people unaccounted for after Miami-area condo collapse

A view of the crumpled portion of the 12-story condo tower on June 24 in Surfside, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A massive search and rescue operation is underway after a portion of a 12-story condo building in Surfside, Florida, collapsed early Thursday morning, according to AP.

The latest: 51 people who were "supposedly residing" in the building at the time of the collapse have not yet been accounted for, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally Heyman said on CNN Thursday morning.