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October 14th, 2012
12:50 PM ET

Gillespie: Romney will be ready to debate

Sr. Romney Campaign adviser Ed Gillespie says Gov. Romney will be ready for a "more aggressive Obama" during Tuesday's debate.


Filed under: Ed Gillespie
October 14th, 2012
12:43 PM ET

Gillespie: "inconsistencies" on WH response to Libya

Sr. Romney Campaign adviser Ed Gillespie says there are "inconsistencies" on the White House's official response to the attacks in Libya.


Filed under: Ed Gillespie
August 12th, 2012
10:57 AM ET

Gillespie on Romney's likeability

Senior Romney Campaign Adviser Ed Gillespie talks to Candy about how they plan to increase Romney's likeability.


Filed under: Ed Gillespie
August 12th, 2012
10:33 AM ET

Selling Ryan's Medicare reform plan

Ed Gillespie, senior Romney campaign adviser, weigh's in on how Paul Ryan's medicare plan will affect the Romney campaign's strategy.


Filed under: Ed Gillespie
This Sunday...
August 10th, 2012
04:50 PM ET

This Sunday...

Romney looks to gain traction and some message control with his swing state bus tour and the rollout of his Vice Presidential pick. One of those contenders, Senator John Thune will join us live from his home state of South Dakota.

It’s the dog days of august, but you wouldn’t know it if you live in a swing state and own a t-v. The campaigns, parties and outside advocacy groups have pummeled voters to the tune 10,483 ads so far this month. Can it get any nastier? We’ll ask Senior Advisers to both campaigns – David Axelrod and Ed Gillespie.

And with Romney-watch in full gear, we look at what his v-p pick says about the state of the campaign with our political panel.

Watch Sunday at 9 a.m. & NOON ET.


Filed under: David Axelrod • Ed Gillespie • John Thune
July 15th, 2012
02:27 PM ET

Gillespie: Romney retroactively retired from Bain Capital

(CNN) – Mitt Romney senior adviser Ed Gillespie said Sunday on CNN’s "State of the Union" the GOP candidate “retroactively” retired from Bain Capital after the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics began.

"You know, there may have been thought at the time that he could be part time," Gillespie told CNN Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley. "It was not part time. The Olympics was in a shambles. There was corruption. There was – the International Olympic Committee was going to pull the Olympics from the United States of America which would have been a huge embarrassment. Because of Mitt Romney's leadership skills he was called on to do it."

Gillespie continued, "He took a leave of absence and, in fact, Candy, he ended up not going back at all and retired retroactively to February of 1999 as a result."


Filed under: Ed Gillespie • Newsmakers • State of the Union
July 15th, 2012
09:47 AM ET

Gillespie: Romney is narrowing down the VP list

Ed Gillespie, senior adviser to Mitt Romney, says the former Governor is narrowing down his choices for a Vice Presidential pick.


Filed under: Ed Gillespie
July 15th, 2012
09:45 AM ET

Is Mitt Romney losing the "message" battle?

Ed Gillespie, senior adviser to Mitt Romney, defended Romney's record at Bain Capital and said the former governor left the firm in 1999.


Filed under: Ed Gillespie
This Sunday...
Ed Gillespie (left) and David Axelrod (right) are our guests on State of the Union this week.
July 13th, 2012
02:58 PM ET

This Sunday...

Sunday on State of the Union with Candy Crowley:

When did Mitt Romney leave Bain Capital and why does it matter? Romney Senior Campaign Adviser Ed Gillespie and Obama Senior Campaign Adviser David Axelrod drop by to clear up the confusion.

Then,

State budgets and Obama v Romney with Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.

And 61% of the lower 48 states are experiencing drought conditions - stretching from Nevada to South Carolina. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack joins us to talk about the effects of the worst drought in a quarter century.

Tune in Sunday at 9 a.m. % NOON ET.


Filed under: Bob McDonnell • David Axelrod • Deval Patrick • Ed Gillespie • Tom Vilsack
June 24th, 2012
10:02 AM ET

Gillespie on Romney's record while at Bain

Romney campaign senior adviser Ed Gillespie weighs in on Mitt Romney's record while at Bain Capital.


Filed under: Ed Gillespie
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