Tag: 2016 Florida U.S. Senate race

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterOctober 28, 2016
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Jeanette Rubio is praising her husband’s work against human trafficking in a new campaign ad. The Marco Rubio campaign released a new advertisement Friday featuring the Miami Republican’s wife. The 30-second spot gives Jeanette Rubio a chance to highlight the Girls Count Act, which helps ensure children in developing countries are registered at birth. “Human […]

Peter SchorschOctober 22, 2016
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The Patrick Murphy campaign touted a new poll Friday showing the Democratic congressman tied with Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio among Florida voters. The Opinion Savvy poll shows both candidates with 46 percent among likely voters, with 8 percent of respondents undecided. The numbers are a two point jump for Murphy compared to Opinion Savvy’s previous poll from Oct. 12. […]

Mitch PerryOctober 10, 2016
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Marco Rubio issued a tweet Friday night condemning Donald Trump for his sexually lewd comments that surfaced from a 2005 video, but that’s not good enough for Patrick Murphy, his Democratic opponent in next month’s U.S. Senate race in Florida. “Florida women and families deserve better than a tweet,” Murphy said on a conference call Monday morning. “We’ve seen Marco Rubio play […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 25, 2016
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Likely U.S. Senate race general election opponents Patrick Murphy and Marco Rubio will make Jacksonville visits on Friday and Saturday respectively, in a nod to the battleground nature of the Northeast Florida metropolis. On Friday, Murphy will hold a veterans’ roundtable in Jacksonville at Bunker Labs, a downtown establishment that supports veteran entrepreneurs as they launch their own […]

Phil AmmannAugust 21, 2016
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Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy received another financial bump to his U.S. Senate campaign this week in the form of a million-dollar check from his father to a Senate super PAC. The Hill reports Florida homebuilder Thomas Murphy gave $1 million to the Senate Majority PAC, the largest donation the Harry Reid-linked committee received in July. The […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 27, 2016
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On Wednesday, Rep. Patrick Murphy scored some important endorsements in his Senate campaign, as fire unions locally, statewide, and nationally are lining up behind his bid for Senate. The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and Florida Professional Fire Fighters (FPF) had representatives on hand in Jacksonville, and they extolled Murphy in considerable detail, saying that […]

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The deadly shooting in Orlando over the weekend will likely bring national security and gun control to the forefront of Florida’s U.S. Senate race. Early Sunday morning, a gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside Pulse Orlando, a popular gay nightclub. Law enforcement officers said Sunday 50 people were killed, and […]

Mitch PerryJune 10, 2016
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Florida GOP Senate candidate Todd Wilcox, a military combat veteran and former CIA case officer, was inducted on Friday into the Army ROTC Hall of Fame in a ceremony in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Wilcox attended the University of Tampa on an Army ROTC scholarship before being commissioned as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army. “It was […]


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