Tag: 2016 U.S. Senate election

Associated PressAugust 29, 2016

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy are campaigning as if Tuesday’s primary was already over and they won their parties’ nominations for U.S. Senate. And it may be for good reason. Rubio’s main challenger, Carlos Beruff, appeared to throw in the towel, essentially shutting down the campaign he’d sunk $8 million of […]


The Republican Party of Florida has a new nickname for Patrick Murphy: “The Most Disappointing Man in Congress.” On Thursday, the state GOP released a series of memes featuring Murphy. The release, state party officials said, is meant to highlight recent a few of the Treasure Coast Democrat’s “exaggerations and embarrassments.” The five memes focus […]


The National Rifle Association has backed Marco Rubio in his re-election bid. In a statement Thursday, officials with the NRA they were supporting Rubio because he has been a “strong advocate” for law-abiding gun owners. “Marco Rubio is a strong advocate for the rights of law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen,” said Chris Cox, the executive […]

Scott PowersJanuary 20, 2016

The Polk County Republican Executive Committee loves the lieutenant governor in the U.S. Senate race. Late Monday the Polk REC announced Carlos Lopez-Cantera won its straw poll in a landslide, winning 74 percent of the votes cast. U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis of Ponte Vedra Beach finished second with 15 percent, U.S. Rep. David Jolly of […]

Jim RosicaOctober 16, 2015

Augustus Sol Invictus, the Libertarian candidate for the U.S. Senate from Florida, participated in an “Ask Me Anything” session Thursday night on the Reddit news and social networking website. The 32-year-old Invictus recently made headlines when he told the Associated Press he was a pagan who once killed and drank a goat’s blood. But he is also a working […]


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