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  1. Ed Gillespie's real opponent in Virginia's Senate race was Obama, not Mark WarnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... $65,000 in September. "You'll have to ask them why they missed this one," said former governor and senator George Allen (R). "They went with conventional wisdom." Top GOP strategists defended their strategy in Virginia late Tuesday, saying the NRSC ...

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  2. What's up in Virginia?Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Power Line

    ... pretty dramatically during the course of an evening. As I recall, James Webb left it late in overtaking George Allen back in 2006. Accordingly, we shouldn't get too excited about this race. On the other hand, it's somewhat exciting that the race is ...

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  3. Election Day arrives after final push from Gillespie, Warner in Virginia Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... done so just once since 1995, in 2006, when a fierce battle for the U.S. Senate between Jim Webb and Republican George Allen drew nearly 53 percent of voters to the polls, according to the nonpartisan Virginia Public Access Project.) The number of ...

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  4. Ann Romney rallies for Comstock, GillespieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... advocating for Republican candidates. "We wish you were first lady right now," said former Virginia senator George Allen, another high-profile guest at the pre-election event. Romney herself told the Post recently that a 2016 presidential campaign ...

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  5. No Matter How Well They've Run, Senate Democrats Can't Seem to Break Free of ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | National Journal

    ... Montana, and Virginia. At a campaign speech in Virginia that year, Bush figuratively wrapped Republican Sen. George Allen in his arms. "George Allen and I have made our position very plain," Bush told a crowd. "Nobody has to guess where we stand." ...

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  6. Go vote, Virginia -- Tuesday is Election DayRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... gay marriage was on the ballot that year as was a hard-fought, high-profile Senate race between Republican George Allen and Democrat Jim Webb. Why, in the state that prides itself as the mother of presidents and cradle of western Democracy, do ...

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  7. What Republican men do behind closed doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... fatal to Romney's campaign. Six years earlier, another Republican presidential hopeful, former Senator George Allen of Virginia, had his infamous "Macaca" moment where Allen made a racial slur at a young man who was recording his campaign speech. ...

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  8. Ann Romney will campaign in Virginia on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... the heart of the Loudoun suburbs where many independent voters are found. She will be joined by former senator George Allen (R-Va.). While Mitt Romney has been an active presence on the campaign trail this year, his wife has kept a lower profile. ...

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  9. Campaign 2012THE Debut of Citizen CainRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... him began with an incident in Virginia in 1996, when a slur against an Indian-American - a "macaca," as Sen. George Allen called a videoographer working for an opponent - went viral on YouTube wrecked Allen's campaign and Senate career. Video ...

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  10. What Is Ed Gillespie's Backup Plan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | National Journal

    ... in June. Given that environment, Gillespie's campaign has been notably unifying. While 2012 Senate nominee George Allen endured sniping from conservatives, and 2013 gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli got it from moderates, Gillespie has made peace ...

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  11. Comstock and Foust campaigns fight for women votersRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... be too little too late. The comment has become John Foust's "Macaca" moment. That slur was made famous by Sen. George Allen and helped him lose his Senate seat. Mitt Romney had a similar problem in his bid to become president when he was recorded ...

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  12. Last Pitch: Republicans Go Offbeat in Final AdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... senate candidate actively promoted a racial slur, voters rightly rejected him." In 2006, then- Virginia Sen. George Allen used a word -"Macaca"-considered derogatory in reference to a volunteer for his opponent James Webb's campaign who was of ...

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  13. Redskins owner's wife donated to Dem Warner, who hasn't endorsed team nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... itical compass when it comes to donating. She's given to Democrats and Republicans, even former Republican Sen. George Allen. But his dad once coached the Redskins.

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  14. Virginia GOP Senate Candidate Using Redskins Name Controversy In Hail Mary Ad CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Outside the Beltway

    ... from Dan Snyder, the team's owner. Gillespie, meanwhile, has been endorsed by former Virginia Sen. George Allen (R), who as ThinkProgress reported in January is among a cadre of prominent Washington communications consultants the team has hired to ...

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  15. Gillespie injects Redskins name into raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... criticism from a group opposed to the team's name. The group's spokesman compared Gillespie's support for it to George Allen's use of the word " macaca " to describe a Democratic tracker during the Republican senator's failed 2006 reelection ...

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  16. Oneida Nation Says Virginia Voters Will Reject Ed Gillespie Like They Did George AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | City Paper

    ... promoted a racial slur, voters rightly rejected him.," the statement from Oneida reads. "As with former Senator George Allen, Ed Gillespie will likely lose the election promoting a dictionary-defined slur, but perhaps there will be a place for him ...

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  17. Va. Republican Airs Redskins Name Campaign Ad During Monday Night FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... senate candidate actively promoted a racial slur, voters rightly rejected him. As with former Senator George Allen, Ed Gillespie will likely lose the election promoting a dictionary-defined slur, but perhaps there will be a place for him on Dan ...

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  18. Ed Gillespie Brings Controversy Over Washington Football Team's Name Into Virginia Senate RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Switched

    ... and racial slurs such as "n---er" in a drunken voicemail to Barreiro. While campaigning in 2006, former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) referred to an Indian-American as "macaca," a slur typically directed to Africans. While speaking to reporters on a ...

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  19. Virginia Senate Candidate Runs Pro-'Redskins' Ad During Monday Night FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    ... from Dan Snyder, the team's owner. Gillespie, meanwhile, has been endorsed by former Virginia Sen. George Allen (R), who as ThinkProgress reported in January is among a cadre of prominent Washington communications consultants the team has hired to ...

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  20. Campaign 2012THE Debut of Citizen CainRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... him began with an incident in Virginia in 1996, when a slur against an Indian-American - a "macaca," as Sen. George Allen called a videoographer working for an opponent - went viral on YouTube wrecked Allen's campaign and Senate career. Video ...

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