WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he knew Republicans Roy Moore and Ed Gillespie would lose their elections, but that he still believes the GOP will "do well in 2018," when control of Congress is at stake. In an early morning tweet, Trump wrote: "I said Gillespie and Moore would lose (for very different reasons), and they did. Show More Summary
WaPo editorial: SHORTLY BEFORE Virginia’s elections last month, we asked the three Republicans on the statewide ballot — Ed Gillespie, the gubernatorial candidate; Jill Vogel, the lieutenant gubernatorial candidate; and John Adams, the attorney general candidate — if they believed … Continue reading ?
In my Politico column today, I wrote about Alabama: Ed Gillespie ran away from Trump and lost in Virginia. Roy Moore ran toward Trump (with a lot of excess baggage) and lost in Alabama. One was a wonky establishment Republican careful...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump suffered another major defeat Tuesday night in Alabama. It was the third consecutive loss for a candidate Trump had supported — and the second in Alabama's Senate race alone. Luther Strange, Ed Gillespie, and now...Show More Summary
Poor Ed Gillespie. He wanted to run on his economic-development plans, but they “didn’t move numbers.”
Ed Gillespie made his first public appearance after the governor’s race — and Sean Spicer showed up.
The Virginia elections could be a sign of things to come. Panic is spreading among Republican governors in the U.S. after candidate Ed Gillespie lost his race in Virginia to Democrat Ralph Northam and President Donald Trump’s administration flounders, said Axios.com on Friday. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — President Trump may have been 7,000 miles away in Seoul on Tuesday, but make no mistake: He was on the ballot in Virginia when his imitator, Republican Ed Gillespie, lost the closely watched gubernatorial race to Democrat Ralph Northam. This was, in part, because Trump himself embraced Gillespie, endorsing him and, as Election [...]Show More Summary
The majority of Virginians do not want Republican Ed Gillespie as their governor and yet, he may become their governor. Currently, he’s barely trailing in the polls and is within the margin of error. If Democrats and Independents don’t get out and vote this coming Tuesday, the man running a fear campaign about Latino gangs, [...]Show More Summary
ARLINGTON, Va. — On Tuesday, Virginia’s voters confront what will almost certainly be the most consequential election for governor of their lifetimes. The contest between Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie matters for the state, of course, but its implications will be even larger for the nation. A Northam victory would send [...]Show More Summary
Ralph Northam’s victory over Ed Gillespie for governor in Virginia headlined a triumphant election night for many Democrats.
Tuesday's election proved the Trump playbook was fatal for Republican Ed Gillespie.
I didn’t see that coming. The data, the news flow and my own myopia missed Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam’s thrashing of Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie at the polls on Tuesday. And if that weren’t enough of a miss, the massive gains Democrats made in House races, some of which (despite assertions from would-be House […]
National Review editor Rich Lowry explains how Trumpists have turned on Ed Gillespie so fast it’s a wonder they didn’t suffer whiplash: As of last week, Gillespie looked to be gaining on Ralph Northam fast (I thought he had a good chance to win). Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon, the self-declared keeper of the Trumpist […]
I wrote about Virginia for Politico today, jumping off from how the Bannonites turned on him immediately: Ed Gillespie went from potential vindicator of Trumpism to cuckservative in the space of a couple of hours. The Virginia Republican,...Show More Summary
On Tuesday night the Democrat Party won critical races in New Jersey, Washington, Maine and Virginia — all deep blue states. Democrat Ralph Northam defeated Ed Gillespie in Virginia and Democrat Phil Murphy beat Republican Kim Guadagno in the Garden State. Show More Summary
Mr. Noah pointed out that Mr. Gillespie, the defeated candidate for governor of Virginia, ran on a platform that largely mirrored Mr. Trump’s.
The Republican candidate for Virginia governor, Ed Gillespie, speaks with reporters after voting at his polling place on Tuesday. Donald Trump is not on the ballot in Virginia. Virginia’s gubernatorial election is the first major statewide...Show More Summary
Fox News’ senior political analyst, Brit Hume, has attacked Donald Trump’s reaction to the defeat of his favoured candidate in Virginia’s gubernatorial race. Mr Trump had urged voters to back Republican Ed Gillespie on Twitter, saying he would “totally turn around the high crime and poor economic performance” of the state. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! The president wasted no time throwing the Republican candidate under the bus. Democrats had an edge going into the election to replace Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. But few expected Democrat Ralph Northam to come out almost 10 points ahead of Republican Ed Gillespie. Show More Summary