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Gillespie Cheat Sheet: Ryan Budget by the Numbers


Yesterday, we asked Ed Gillespie where he stood on the Paul Ryan budget that 219 Republican members of Congress voted to support. Today, we'd like to provide Ed Gillespie with the Paul Ryan budget cheat sheet for the Commonwealth and again ask where does Ed Gillespie stand on the Paul Ryan budget?

"Senator Mark Warner has a long history of working across the aisle to increase access to early childhood education and make college more affordable," said DPVA Spokesperson Ashley Bauman. "Virginians deserve to know, if elected, would Ed Gillespie stand with his Republican colleagues to support the Ryan budget and this type of slash and burn policy on education?"



The Truth Behind Ed's First Fundraising Report


Ed Gillespie spoke last week of his "very broad" and "very deep" financial support from "across the Commonwealth," but his first quarter fundraising report reveals the exact opposite. While Ed says "60% of the individual contributions are from fellow Virginians," we found that statistic to be highly misleading as two-thirds of the total amount he raised came from outside Virginia. 


DPVA Chair Mayor Dwight Jones' Statement on Governor McAuliffe's First 100 Days


Today, DPVA Chair Mayor Dwight Jones released the following statement following Governor Terry McAuliffe press conference hig