We are fortunate to have such talented people join us as the 2004 Platform Committee works to craft a proposal that reflects the president's goals and the beliefs of our partyRNC names 2004 platform committee staff Jul 28, 2004
We are pleased that Majority Leader Frist, Representative Hart and Governor Owens will bring their leadership skills to the committee responsible for articulating the values and views of the Republican PartyFrist to lead RNC platform committee Jul 13, 2004
We can only assume that Tom Daschle and Stephanie Herseth's silence on this issue means they agree with Senator JohnsonRNC leader rebukes Democrats for comment May 25, 2004
I am hard-pressed to tell from his public statements, which change day to dayRepublicans meet to plot strategy Apr 16, 2004
Today's ruling effectively shuts down illicit 527 groups that operate in the shadows by using unregulated soft money to influence federal electionsRNC chairman praises FEC ruling Feb 18, 2004
Edward W. Gillespie is an American Republican political strategist and former Counselor to the President in the George W. Bush White House. Gillespie, along with Jack Quinn, former Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore, founded Quinn Gillespie & Associates, a bipartisan lobbying firm.
Gillespie was born August 1, 1962 in Browns Mills, New Jersey. He is a graduate of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. While at CUA he began his career on Capitol Hill as a Senate parking lot attendant. He is married to Cathy Gillespie and has three kids, John, Karen, and Mollie.
He began his political career as a telephone solicitor for the Republican National Committee in 1985. He later worked for a decade as a top aide to former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX), and was a principal drafter of the GOP's 1994 "Contract With America." In 1996, he became Director of Communications and Congressional Affairs for the Republican National Committee under Haley Barbour. In 1997, Gillespie formed Policy Impact Communications, a public affairs communications firm, with Barbour.