Gillespie starts making his case for U.S. Senate (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Gillespie’s biggest challenge is Warner’s popularity,” said Stephen J. Farnsworth, a political science professor at University of Mary Washington.

“Warner has been very effective in presenting himself as a moderate Democrat, and he has the ability to compromise and work in a bipartisan way in the Senate. That creates a climate that makes it difficult for Gillespie to argue that Warner is simply an Obama yes man,” Farnsworth said.

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