Ed Gillespie's file:
Gillespie

Republican from Washington, D.C.

Ed Gillespie is a Republican strategist who currently runs the firm Ed Gillespie Strategies. He served as counselor to President George W. Bush.

Recent statements involving Ed Gillespie

Says Mark Warner has supported Harry Reid "down the line."

Mark Warner’s "record is one of acting against" the Keystone XL pipeline.

The Chamber of Commerce says new carbon regulations will kill "244,000 jobs a year" and cost average families "$1,200 a year."  

In 2007, Ed Gillespie "was paid $300,000 to be the frontman for a coalition that made the individual mandate the centerpiece of its health reform plan."

Recent stories featuring Ed Gillespie

A first look at the Warner-Gillespie debate:

There's plenty of fodder for the Truth-O-Meter after first debate between U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat, and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie. Here's our initial take. More fact checks are in the works.

 


 

Get the facts from Saturday's Senate debate:

We'll be live fact-checking Saturday morning's U.S. Senate debate between Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie. Here's how you can tune in.

In context: Gillespie's comments on the minimum wage:

Democrats say Ed Gillespie's description of minimum wage earners enjoying beer and softball with colleagues after work is offensive. Here's a full transcript of the Republican's remarks so you can decide: 

Fact-checking Ed Gillespie:

Ed Gillespie, the Republican nominee for the U.S. senate, is no stranger to the Truth-O-Meter. Here's a review of his statements we've examined:

 

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