RICHMOND, Va. (WUSA9) -- It was Terry McAuliffe's day to shine in the sun, trouble is, Mother Nature didn't cooperate. Rain poured, and many took cover under umbrellas as Virginia's Chief Justice of the Supreme court administered the oath of office.
McAuliffe's wife Dorothy and their five children joined him for the ceremony, while nearby, McAuliffe's good friends and mentors , President Bill and Hillary Clinton, looked on like proud parents. The former President brought out tight security and in the audience were six former Virginia Governors, the outgoing Bob McDonnell, Chuck Robb, Doug Wilder, Mark Warner, George Allen and Tim Kaine.
Speaker Bill Howell presented the new Governor, " I have the honor of present to the sovereign people of Virginia the new Governor Terry R. McAuliffe.
"It is humbling, and the highest honor of my life, to stand before you today," began McAuliffe.