Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is joining a coalition of governors asking the Interior Department to finalize rules that would allow for more oil and gas drilling along the Atlantic coast. McAuliffe is the only Democrat in the group of governors from Mid-Atlantic and Gulf states. But the Virginia governor's support for offshore drilling could face some resistance from lawmakers north of the Potomac.
Alex Bolton, senior staff writer for The Hill, speaks with WAMU's Pat Brogan about the offshore prospects in our region.