In '08, Gilmore was briefly a candidate for the Republican nomination for President and then his party's nominee for U.S. senator - losing badly to Democrat Mark Warner as Barack Obama was becoming the first Democrat to carry the Old Dominion State's electoral votes since 1964. Onetime Republican National Chairman Gilmore also feels that the recent Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case that allowed corporate money in independent political campaigns is a definite plus for the conservative cause.
Free Congress Foundation John Gizzi Human Events; Feb 15, 2010; 66, 7; Docstoc pg. 26 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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