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"As a matter of fact you first spotted this trend [Independents breaking from Obama] in the Resurgent Republic which you founded as sort of an answer to Democracy Corps so you saw this a little earlier than others." Sean Hannity to Ed Gillespie on the Hannity Show (July 9, 2009)
After leaving the White House as counselor to President George W. Bush at the end of his term this past January, many were surprised I didn't return to lobbying, but instead opened a new strategic planning and communications firm. Given the rapid changes in public affairs, they shouldn't have been.
KING: And here's what's still to come on our STATE OF THE UNION report for this Sunday, May 31st.
Judge Sonia Sotomayor has been praised and attacked all morning. Is there any doubt she'll be confirmed for the Supreme Court?
Democratic strategist Donna Brazile and Republican Ed Gillespie are here to look at all the angles.
This week, President Obama will leave for a trip to the Middle East. What can he really expect to accomplish in this war-torn region? We'll ask three members of the best political team on television about the prospects and challenges in the Middle East.
And finally, with bankruptcy looming for General Motors, an inside look at how their engineers are designing the cars of the future.
That's all ahead on this hour of STATE OF THE UNION.
As President Obama decides on a Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice David Souter, Senate Republicans must decide whether they will abide by the standard they used in confirming Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer during Bill Clinton's first term, or the standard set by Democrats in the confirmations of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito during George W. Bush's second term. This is one instance where changing their previous position can be a principled approach.
Meet the Press round table with Ed Gillespie as a guest.
Ed Gillespie, Former Counselor to Pres. George W. Bush, discusses the next 100 days for Republicans under the Obama Administration, as well as the future of the Republican Party.
Conservative Republicans are putting on a brave face about Arlen Specter’s departure, and correctly pointing out that the only difference will be that he’ll now be stabbing them in the front, not the back.