Oh, we sincerely hope that McAuliffe saw this tweet before it was deleted:

https://twitter.com/mp_lately/status/367727119587377152

“MP” claims to be the daughter of John Shinholser:

https://twitter.com/mp_lately/status/367751780073209856

Shinholser and his wife are indeed hosting a fundraiser tonight for the Virginia gubernatorial candidate:

Yahoo! News’ Chris Moody is working on getting to the bottom of this:

In the meantime, one thing’s for sure: