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Commentary: The Democrats’ Electoral Windfall Is Not A Rejection of Trump, It Is a Rejection of the Republican ‘Status Quo’

by Robert Romano   Republicans in Congress should be paying very close attention to the results in Virginia, where Ed Gillespie lost the gubernatorial race to Ralph Northam, and learn the right lesson for a change. Political parties serve very much as a function of their standard bearers, which is…

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Dave Brat: Gillespie Lost Because He Didn’t ‘Run on the Populist Message’

Virginia Rep. Dave Brat said Wednesday on “The Laura Ingraham Show” that Ed Gillespie’s run for governor in Virginia was a “disaster” because Gillespie refused to embrace fully the populist message President Donald Trump campaigned on in 2016. Brat, who pulled off one of the biggest upsets in congressional history…

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Virginia GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Ed Gillespie Slams ‘Latino Victory’ Ad That Plays to Racial Fears As a ‘New Low’

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie slammed a new ad on Tuesday that plays on racial fears. “In Virginia, we respect civil discourse, and this is a new low in politics here,” Mr. Gillespie, a Republican, said on Fox News. “It’s a sad day. I was glad when a couple of…

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