Republican Concedes in Virginia Senate Race

Challenger Ed Gillespie the “numbers just aren't there.”

Ed Gillespie, Senior Adviser for the Romney Campaign, speaks to the crowd on stage during Mitt Romney's campaign election night event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on November 6, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Republican Ed Gillespie conceded defeat in the Virginia Senate race on Friday, saying he won't ask for a recount despite the close margin in his challenge to Democratic Senator Mark Warner.

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