Sen. Mark Warner

Repub. Gillespie Concedes VA Senate Race

Associated Press Staff

Ed Gillespie conceded the VA Senate race to the Dem. incumbent, Mark Warner, and said he wouldn't seek a recount in the tight race even though state law entitled him to one. "The votes just aren't there," Gillespie said. Warner led by more than 16,000 votes.

A GOP Opportunity in Virginia?

Jeffrey H. Anderson, Weekly Standard

Given how saturated the airwaves are in most other winnable races, Repubs. who are looking for a place where they can get the most bang for their buck in the closing days of the '14 campaign might want to cast their eyes toward Virginia.

Ed Gillespie: A Campaign As Empty As A Dry Creek Bed

Why is it that as political odds makers calculate which Senate seats the GOP will likely recapture to achieve a majority, Ed Gillespie, the establishment Republican selected candidate for Senate in Virginia is not to be found on any of the "likely GOP pick-up" lists?

GOP Cleans Slate w/ Gillespie, Or Does It?

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

Ed Gillespie may have won the GOP nomination for VA's Senate seat, but Conservative guru and direct-mail pioneer Richard Viguerie has been quite on the race. Viguerie is steamed that the nat'l GOP supports pork-loving moderates over tea partiers.

Ed Gillespie, Big Business Lobbyist Announces for US Senate

Google search is an unforgiving mistress, says James V. DeLong and Ed Gillespie's connections with the business establishment, which supports ObamaCare, the immigration cave-in, infrastructure pork, and Common Core, will provide rich themes for attacks from Democrats and questions from limited government constitutional conservatives.

Healthcare May Impede Gillespie in VA Sen. Race

Rebecca Berg, Washington Examiner

Ed Gillespie, a former mega-lobbyist and chairman of the RNC, is weighing a challenge to Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA. Were he to run, Gillespie would be critical of Obamacare, but he would first need to reconcile his past positions on the issue.

Clinton/Warner '16 Ticket: GOP's Big Fear?

Myra Adams, PJ Media

Hillary may pick 'moderate' pro-business Dem. Sen. Mark Warner (VA) for VP if he wins his '14 re-election. Being fairly unknown with little baggage allows the D's to brand him as the balance to HC's scary far-left ways.

Will Gillespie Run for Senate in VA?

Rebecca Berg, Washington Examiner

Former GOP establishment lobbyist and RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie is weighing whether to mount a challenge to Dem. Sen. Mark Warner, of Virginia, who is highly popular heading into his re-election campaign next year.

Can This Man Beat Sen. Mark Warner?

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Virginia state Sen. Jeffrey McWaters (R), the founder and former CEO of healthcare company AMERIGROUP, said he has been encouraged to take a look at entering the race to challenge Dem. incumbent Sen. Mark Warner.

Should Cuccinelli Run for Senate?

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Conservative writer Quin Hillyer is the first person to openly make a full-throated case for Cuccinelli to throw his hat into the ring to take on incumbent Sen. Mark Warner, a popular Dem. in VA.

Newt Gingrich for VA Senate?

Alexis Levinson, Daily Caller

VA Dem Sen. Mark Warner is up for re-election next year, and the Draft Newt PAC wants Gingrich, who they believe is the most credible challenger, to take him on. Too bad Newt just joined Crossfire.

Why Business Fears Terry McAuliffe

If there’s one thing business fears, it is not a social conservative like Ken Cuccinelli, with whom they may not always agree, as Governor. What business really fears is an influence peddling Governor Terry McAuliffe, who will govern Virginia like a Democratic ward Boss where “doors will be closed” if you don’t do what the Boss and his minions say.