Tag: 2016 U.S. Senate campaign

Mitch PerryAugust 17, 2016

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) PAC is endorsing Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate, and Pam Keith isn’t impressed. Murphy said he was proud to get the backing of the caucus Wednesday, saying, “In the Senate, I will fight for our progressive priorities, like fixing our broken criminal justice system, raising the minimum wage, and strengthening our middle class for hardworking […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 23, 2016

As the Republican establishment frets over a potential Trump-led (or, to a lesser degree, Cruz-led) presidential ticket, other GOP leaders and officeholders are starting to worry about down-ticket effects. If Trump becomes the nominee, states holding U.S. Senate races – Florida is among them – could see trouble for Republicans and the future of the GOP-controlled […]

Scott PowersJanuary 28, 2016

U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson has won the national endorsement of the Progressive Democrats of America in his race for the Democratic nomination to run for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat, he said Thursday. The group, which held a townhall-style teleconference with Grayson last week, had been backing him informally since before he officially entered the race last summer. […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 25, 2016

Last week, FloridaPolitics.com was the first to report that Manatee developer Carlos Beruff was considering entering the race for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat. That report was later confirmed by a story in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that outlined how a “team is in place and ready to go” if Beruff pulls the trigger on running. Keep that reporting in mind as […]

Ryan RayAugust 7, 2015

In an ironic reversal of fortune, a tough and ideological primary process is threatening to divide Democrats as they pursue swing Senate seats like that one abdicated by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio in 2016, writes Alex Roarty in National Journal. In a quartet of key battlegrounds, Democrats are bracing for bitter primaries that party leaders worry […]


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