Report: Ed Gillespie Launching Senate Bid Today


Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is expected to make a low-key entrance into the Virginia Senate race Thursday, the Washington Post reported.

An anonymous person with knowledge of Gillespie’s plans told the Post the former RNC chairman won’t hold a public event to launch his bid, but will instead debut a new campaign website.

Gillespie has made no secret of his plans to challenge incumbent Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), and apparently removed a clip of him discussing comprehensive immigration reform from his website in preparation for the Senate run.