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Mitch PerryJuly 21, 2015

Florida Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy seems determined to get virtually every Democratic mayor in the state to back his candidacy for 2016. Those on a new list of endorsements are Palm Bay Mayor William Capote, Tamarac Mayor Harry Dressler, Bonita Springs Mayor Ben Nelson Jr., Palm Beach County Mayor Shelley Vana, and Lauderhill Mayor Richard Kaplan. “I […]

Ryan RayJuly 15, 2015

A tumultuous quarter for the 22nd Congressional District did not stop U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel from bringing in big-time donations: the West Palm Beach Democrat raised a total of $238,476 in the period between April and July, according to a recent filing with the Federal Election Commission. The haul brings her to $510,463 raised overall ahead of 2016 […]

Peter SchorschJune 8, 2015

Attorney and Republican activist Rick Kozell announced he will launch a bid for South Florida’s 18th Congressional District based in Palm Beach County. Kozell is running as an outsider, who like most Americans, is fed up with dysfunction and gridlock in Congress. “Today, Congress seems more focused on growing the bureaucracy than on solving problems. It’s time […]

Mitch PerryMay 15, 2015

St. Lucie County Commissioner Tod Mowery on Friday announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Florida’s 18th Congressional District. The seat is being vacated by Jupiter Democrat Patrick Murphy. “Public service is a privilege and one that I don’t take lightly,” Mowery said in a prepared statement. “I love serving the residents of St. […]

Mitch PerryMay 14, 2015

Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay on Thursday announced her candidacy to succeed U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy for Florida’s 18th Congressional District. “I plan to bring the same passion I have for good policy in Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast to our nation’s Capitol,” McKinlay said in a prepared statement. “People are looking for common-sense solutions […]

Melissa RossApril 14, 2015

Former South Florida Congressman and Fox News contributor Allen West is sounding the alarm about Muslim immigrants, saying the U.S. is absorbing about 100,000 eannually and that the State Department “has a ‘secret’ list of 190 cities ‘selected’ for refugee settlement.” The claims appear on West’s website in a piece written by Editor-in-Chief Michele Hickford. Writes Hickford, “Between […]

Mitch PerryApril 7, 2015

Although he didn’t call Patrick Murphy his “soulmate” today, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn otherwise gave as full throated endorsement as any politician can  when he announced his full-fledged support for South Florida Representative Patrick Murphy in next year’s race for Senate. “I think he is where I am ideologically – which is in the center […]


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