Tag: 2016 U.S. House races
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Ryan RayApril 29, 2016

Neal Dunn says his campaign is hitting the North Florida airwaves, the first 2nd Congressional District candidate to so. The Panama City urological surgeon and GOP nomination-seeker touts his experience away from politics in the commercial and criticizes those within it in a 30-second spot entitled “Outsider.” “Like you, I’m tired of the broken system in Washington – rising […]

Ryan RayApril 29, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott came about close as one pol can get to endorsing another without pulling the trigger. At a private fundraiser hosted by the conservative Club for Growth, writes POLITICO Florida’s Matt Dixon, Scott singled out Thomas for special praise. “Mary came aboard with me right after I got elected back in 2010 and worked in my general […]

Ryan RayApril 23, 2016

Rep. Matt Gaetz knows voters are angry. He’s angry too. Invective against “spineless politicians” and “lawless bureaucrats” peppered the Ft. Walton Beach Republican’s campaign kick off tour around Northwest Florida on Saturday. The 33-year-old lawmaker is seeking to succeed U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, whose announced retirement from Congress has set off a chain reaction of electoral maneuvering across […]

Ryan RayApril 21, 2016

Republican congressional hopeful Neal Dunn didn’t wait long to stake his claim in the 2nd Congressional District. Following U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham‘s announcement Thursday morning the freshman Democrat would not seek re-election in her now-splintered CD 2, Dunn proclaimed he was the district’s best option to succeed her. “Florida Congressional District 2 needs a conservative leader to fight […]

Ryan RayApril 19, 2016

It’s a crowded GOP field in the 2nd Congressional District, but so far there’s only candidate on the ballot. Republican Neal Dunn announced Tuesday his campaign is the first in the race for the newly redrawn CD 2 to qualify via petition, securing the necessary 2,298 verified signatures. The Panama City urological surgeon’s campaign said they received petitions […]

Ryan RayApril 18, 2016

U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham said she is disappointed in Monday’s district to uphold redrawn U.S. House maps. Graham responded to news that a federal panel struck down objections to a recent redistricting decision filed by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown who, like Graham, will now see radical changes to her congressional district. “I’m disappointed the Second Congressional District will […]

Peter SchorschApril 18, 2016

Annette Taddeo‘s campaign balance sheet was nearly upside-down in the first fundraising quarter of 2016. Taddeo raised a paltry $219,682 during Q1, but the bad news for didn’t stop there. The former Miami-Dade Democratic Party chairwoman’s campaign also blew through $181,984 in expenditures according to new federal reporting data. That left Taddeo with just under […]


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