Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic Party chairman and tireless surrogate for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.), filed the paperwork necessary for a run for governor in Virginia on Monday.

McAuliffe told the Associated Press that he has started a campaign committee and that he'll travel the state for the next two months. He has yet to make a final decision on whether to run.

Virginia Gov. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineDemocrats plow ahead as Manchin yo-yos Senate advances defense bill after delay Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by Boeing — Senators to take up defense bill Wednesday MORE (D) can't run for another term next year. Two Democrats, state House Democratic Leader Brian Moran and state Sen. Creigh Deeds, have already said they'll seek their party's nomination.