Tag: 2016 U.S. House races
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Ryan RayJune 27, 2016
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Mary Thomas‘ campaign came out swinging against Neal Dunn Monday, alleging links between the Panama City urologist and Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. In a memo addressed to reporters, Thomas claimed Dunn has a “Bill Nelson” problem, citing Dunn’s past support for Florida’s senior senator. According to a federal campaign finance filing, Dunn contributed to Nelson’s 2012 re-election […]

Ryan RayJune 23, 2016
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Republican Jeff Moran dropped out of contention for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District primary to succeed U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham Thursday morning, and is throwing his support behind former U.S Attorney Ken Sukhia. Moran’s move cuts the four-way GOP candidate pool down to three, and helps Sukhia consolidate his support in the more-populous eastern half of the sprawling eastern Panhandle district. […]

Ryan RayJune 13, 2016
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Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, a leading figure in today’s evolving Republican Party, endorsed former U.S. Attorney Ken Sukhia in his bid for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District on Monday. “Today I announce my wholehearted endorsement and support for Ken Sukhia in his race for Congress because I have known him for decades to be a principled, tested and proven […]

Ryan RayJune 6, 2016
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Libertarian Rob Lapham has joined Florida’s 2nd Congressional District campaign to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham. Lapham, who has lived in Alaska and Texas in recent years, served on the Texas Libertarian Executive Committee. He ran for Congress in 2014, where he promised to abolish the IRS, cut military funding, and liberalize federal drug laws. Lapham moved […]

Ryan RayJune 6, 2016
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Mary Thomas got the nod from House Freedom Fund in her campaign for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District on Monday. The group is the political arm of the Freedom Caucus, the most conservative wing of the Republican House majority and the formal legacy of the Tea Party movement. Caucus chairman U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio said Thomas was […]

Ryan RayMay 31, 2016

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In a crowded 2nd Congressional District primary with three candidates from Tallahassee or east of it, it was Panama City’s Neal Dunn who managed to win the day among Capital City Republicans last week. The urological surgeon won a Leon County Republican Executive Committee straw poll by five points over former U.S. Attorney Ken Sukhia and 17 points over former Rick […]

Ryan RayMay 17, 2016
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Republican candidate Neal Dunn will again take to the airwaves for another round of early communication with voters in the 2nd Congressional District. The Panama City urological surgeon ran another ad, his second of the 2016 cycle. No other CD 2 candidate has yet advertised on television in what is shaping up to be an intense GOP primary. […]

Ryan RayMay 16, 2016
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Rep. Matt Gaetz is known for his combative debate style on the floor of the Florida House. Now, he says he’d like to take it to the congressional campaign trail. The Fort Walton Beach Republican and 1st Congressional District candidate challenged Democratic opponent Amanda Kondrat’yev to a debate over the Bayview Park Cross, a religious symbol which has sat on […]


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