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GOP Senate Candidate: Minimum-Wage Jobs Are Where Teens Play Softball, Drink Beer [Video]

Many Republicans have made tone-deaf statements on the minimum wage throughout the 2014 campaign season, but perhaps none has been as puzzling as this take from Virginia Senate candidate Ed Gillespie (R). At a Virginia Beach campaign stop in May, which was flagged this week by Virginia Democrats, Gillespie explained his minimum-wage opposition to his […]

July 10, 2014

GOP Senate Candidate Gillespie Made $3 Million ‘Advising’ Big Oil And Gas Lobbyists

You won’t find Ed Gillespie, the likely Republican nominee to challenge Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) this fall, on the official list of lobbyists maintained by the Secretary of the Senate’s database. That’s because Gillespie isn’t registered. But not being registered doesn’t mean he doesn’t help big corporations and lobbying firms advance their interests in Washington. […]

May 16, 2014