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Corey Stewart latches onto Trump-inflamed immigration debate in bid for Senate

Republican who nearly beat Ed Gillespie for gubernatorial nomination vows to be champion for president’s policies in Congress.

Trump says he knew Republicans Moore, Gillespie would lose

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

“Republicans keep on telling voter-fraud fairy tales”

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 ?

‘Can Only Trump Survive Trump?’

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

Trump is in a massive political slump

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

Ed Gillespie Is Sad He Was Forced to Run Racist Ads in Virginia’s Governor’s Race

Poor Ed Gillespie. He wanted to run on his economic-development plans, but they “didn’t move numbers.”

GOP Governors Are in a Panic That Trump Is Spiking Their Re-Election Chances

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 on Friday. Show More Summary

Trump was on the ballot in Virginia. He lost.

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

Cartoon and Column: Hate in Virginia with Mr. Ed

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

Virginia will be speaking for the nation

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

Trevor Noah Declares The Real Election Winner: 'Karma'

Ralph Northam’s victory over Ed Gillespie for governor in Virginia headlined a triumphant election night for many Democrats.

After Virginia, should Republicans dump trump?

Tuesday's election proved the Trump playbook was fatal for Republican Ed Gillespie.

Into the woods they go

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 […]

“Trumpism Without Trump” Is a Dead End—Until It’s Not

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 […]

Is Ed Gillespie a Cuck?

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

Hah! Crooked Hillary Takes Credit for Tuesday Night Democrat Party Wins

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

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Is Amazed at How Fast Trump Cut Ed Gillespie Loose

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Mr. Noah pointed out that Mr. Gillespie, the defeated candidate for governor of Virginia, ran on a platform that largely mirrored Mr. Trump’s.

Virginia governor election to offer sketch of America's post-Trump landscape

4 months agoNews : The Cutline

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 attacks Trump over US election response

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

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