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Ed Gillespie

GOP Candidate Downplays The Struggle Of Living On Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Ed Gillespie downplayed the difficulties of living on the minimum wage in a video of the Republican Senate candidate speaking to voters in Virginia Be...

Ed Gillespie Wins Va. GOP Senate Nomination

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Former presidential adviser and lobbyist Ed Gillespie has won the Republican nomination at the state party convention and will f...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Launch Second Post-McCutcheon Supercommittee To Tap Megadonors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Every year, the Republican Party launches a fundraising committee linking a handful of its most important Senate candidates together to ...

American Crossroads Revs Up Attacks on Dems

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

American Crossroads was the top-spending super PAC during the 2010 midterm elections, at roughly $22 million. And during the 2012 election cycle, it spent about $105 million -- more than every other super PAC, with the exception of pro-Mitt Romney group Restore Our Future.

Ex-GOP Senator Endorses Democratic Successor In Virginia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Former Sen. John Warner (R-Va.) has chosen to endorse Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) over former lobbyist and Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gill...

Former RNC Chairman Reportedly Readying Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is gearing up to challenge Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) in his reelection bid this year, the Ne...

Elise Foley

GOP Voters Resigned To Immigration Reform, Strategist Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants may not be the bogeyman many Republicans think it ...

Valuing Children and Families: A 21st Century Agenda for America

Bruce Lesley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

Americans very much want to restore American leadership in the world and to ensure that the next generation is better off than us. Clearly, such an agenda dictates that the place to start is by investing in and tackling the problems facing our future and our nation's children.

The Usual Suspects Who Will Benefit From Gutting Obamacare Now Want You to Worry About 'Disruption'

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Disruption. Get ready to hear that word many times in the coming weeks, especially if you hang out inside the Washington beltway.

Amanda Terkel

Romney Adviser Admits FEMA Doing A Good Job Responding To Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ed Gillespie, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney's campaign, admitted on Sunday that the Obama administration is effectively responding to ...

A Little Late For A Pivot, Isn't It Mitt?

The New Republic | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Since the conventions, Romney has been trying to shed his image as a conservative extremist—by disavowing harsher elements of Paul Ryan’s budget, ...

Zach Carter

Robert Gibbs: Mitt Romney's Budget Math Is 'Absolutely Crazy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs on Sunday lit into Mitt Romney's recent debate performance, calling the Republican presidentia...

Mitt Romney's Real Agenda

Rolling Stone | Tim Dickinson | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

It was tempting to dismiss Mitt Romney's hard-right turn during the GOP primaries as calculated pandering. In the general election – as one of his t...

Mitt Romney Adviser Acknowledges Shift In Campaign Message

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A common complaint from Republicans friendly to Mitt Romney's campaign, but outside it, has been that the campaign has been knocked off ...

Jon Ward

Romney Adviser Admits They Are Losing Message War On Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A senior adviser to Republican Mitt Romney admitted on Monday that the campaign has not done a good job of explaining how Romney's plan ...

Romney Adviser Gets 'Embarrassed' On CNN

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney adviser Ed Gillespie, appearing on CNN Wednesday, spent considerable time attacking President Barack Obama's budget, but said he did not k...

Last Week In Crazy

Posted 07.17.2012 | Comedy

It's hard to keep track of the biggest blunders in the news each week, but as a public service, we've done the heavy lifting for you with the Psychome...

Romney Aide's Hypocritical Attack on Obama "Crony Capitalism"

David Halperin | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
David Halperin

Although the Obama administration has indeed sometimes cozied up to special interests, it is Mitt Romney's policies that are audaciously skewed to favor his campaign donors.

Elise Foley

Adviser Says Romney 'Retired Retroactively' From Bain Capital

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney adviser Ed Gillespie said Sunday that the candidate "retired retroactively" from his job at Bain Capital, which Romney maint...

Both Sides: U.S. 'Exceptional' or in 'Decline'? Will Dems Exploit Gillespie's Blunder?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgEliot Spitzer and ex-Rummy aide Torie Clarke debate whether the DOD will absorb another $600 billion cut (out of $7 trillion) over the decade. They weigh Walker's big win in Wisconsin and Ed Gillespie's gaffe acquitting Obama for W's job losses.

Laura Bassett

WATCH: Bob McDonnell Gives Obama Some Credit For Virginia's Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell (R), a potential vice president pick for Mitt Romney, reluctantly admitted on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday mornin...

Ed Gillespie Joins Mitt Romney Campaign As Senior Adviser

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney gained support from one more prominent member of the Republican establishment Thursday, as it was announced that Ed Gillespie, a political...

Jon Ward

Obama Reelection Chief Confident Of Latino Support In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- The man tasked with running President Obama's reelection campaign looked to be handling the pressure of such a big job rather well on a rec...

Jon Ward

WATCH: Top Republican Strategist Ed Gillespie: GOP Has 'Sounded Anti-Immigrant'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Republican strategist Ed Gillespie is pushing hard for the Republican Party to change its attitude toward Hispanics. He's a student...

Jon Ward

Republican Strategist Plans To Recruit 100 Hispanic State Legislature Candidates For 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – The same Republican strategist who presciently focused his party's resources on winning state legislatures in the last election is now ...