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Ed Gillespie

  1. Trump Revises 2017 Election History, Predicts GOP Win in 2018Since Trump can never be wrong, he’s treating 2017’s special elections as one long GOP triumph, which will be repeated next November.
  2. The GOP’s Biggest Problem Is Not Its Candidates, But Its PresidentTrump can’t accept that he is damaging his party down-ballot. And that could send his party off in search of illusory “fixes.”
  3. Ed Gillespie Is Sad He Was Forced to Run Racist Ads in Virginia Governor’s RacePoor Ed Gillespie. He wanted to run on his economic-development plans, but they “didn’t move numbers.”
  4. select all
    Ed Gillespie Played Himself With Twitter BalloonsThe candidate jumped the gun with a social-media celebration.
  5. Why Northam’s Win in Virginia Was So ImpressiveHe didn’t just eke out a victory, he improved on Clinton’s numbers in the state — and that’s very promising for Democrats.
  6. the national interest
    Ed Gillespie, Populist Lobbyist and State-of-the-Art Trump RepublicanThe future of Trumpism without Trump is a cash grab.
  7. What’s Up With Those Wild Polls in Virginia?Non-presidential polling is always tougher.
  8. It’s All About Turnout: Virginia Gubernatorial Candidates Rev Up Their BasesIn a contest with huge implications for 2018, it’s coming down the stretch to a battle of turnout operations.
  9. There’s a Lot at Stake in the VA Governor’s Race — and Democrats Are WorriedPolls are now very tight in a nasty culture-war campaign. If Republican Ed Gillespie wins, look out in 2018.
  10. Northam Now Saying He’d Ban Sanctuary Cities — If There Were Any in VirginiaOne of Ed Gillespie’s attack lines accuses his opponent of favoring sanctuary cities. It seems to have drawn blood.
  11. Race-Baiting 2017 GOP Campaigns Could Infect the 2018 ElectionsThe racist campaigns the GOP is running in Virginia and New Jersey could spread everywhere next year.
  12. Will the Obama Coalition Turn Out in 2018? Virginia Might Offer Some CluesNon-presidential election falloff in the base is a long-standing problem for Democrats that they haven’t clearly solved.
  13. Virginia Democrats Spooked by Fears of a Falloff in TurnoutVirginia Democrats are haunted by Trump’s 2016 win. But they’re also bugged by the turnout falloff that nearly beat them in 2013 and 2014.
  14. New Polls Show Crazy End to 2017 Elections Is PossibleThe GOP is threatening to win in newly blue Virginia, while a Democrat is doing well in deep-red Alabama. Clear lessons from 2017 may be hard to find.
  15. Democrats Panicking Over Virginia Show Signs of Post-Trump Stress DisorderEvery indicator shows Northam poised to win the Virginia governor’s race. But so did the indicators for Hillary Clinton, which has Democrats spooked.
  16. Trump Tweets His Way Into the Virginia Governor’s RaceThe same day a new poll shows the Democratic candidate taking a big lead.
  17. The Democrats’ Losing Streak Will Likely End in NovemberThe party needs a win in a nationally significant and competitive contest. There is still hope this year.
  18. Trump Ultra Corey Stewart Throws Scare Into Conventional Republicans EverywhereWhat Dave Brat did for Tea Party insurgents in 2014, Corey Stewart may have done for Trump fans going into 2018: create a deep fear of primaries.
  19. Northam Beats Perriello in Virginia Democratic PrimaryThe Virginia Democratic Establishment candidate for governor won on the strength of a solid performance among African-Americans and key swing regions.
  20. Tomorrow’s Virginia Democratic Gubernatorial Primary Too Close to CallKeep an eye on what African-American voters and D.C. suburbanites do.
  21. The Democratic Primary in the Virginia Governor Race Is Getting Very InterestingThe winner will be general-election favorite. Some observers see a distinct Bernie versus Hillary flavor to it.
  22. Failing GOP Candidate in VA Shows Limits to Attacks on ‘Political Correctness’Virginia gubernatorial hopeful Corey Stewart seems to have gone too far by running on the Confederacy.
  23. Virginia Governor’s Race Is Good Test for Post-Trump Election StrategyIt’s early yet, and both parties have gubernatorial primaries, but Virginia’s likely to join New Jersey in showing an anti-Trump off-year backlash.
  24. stuck in the mittle
    Romney Adviser Defends ‘Questionable’ Studies Validating Romney’s Tax Plan It wasn’t very convincing. 
  25. bain of his existence
    Adviser Explains That Mitt Romney ‘Retired Retroactively’ From BainThat clears that up!
  26. stuck in the mittle
    Bill Kristol Thinks Mitt Romney Should Release More Tax Returns [Updated]The conservative pundit called the candidate’s position on the matter “crazy.”
  27. company town
    Will the Fallout From a Failed Hedge Fund Steal the Smile From Vikram Pandit’s Face?The Citigroup CEO struggles with a hedge fund that lost hundreds of millions of dollars, the White House claims NBC’s Knesset footage was edited to make Bush look like a jerk, and noogies are legally defined, all in our daily rundown of industry news.