Tag: Bob Poe
Alva Striplin is stepping down for a gig at Florida State. Screenshot via PBS.

Scott PowersAugust 29, 2016
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Heading into the final weekend before the primary, Democratic congressional candidate Bob Poe lent his campaign another $100,000 Friday, bringing his personal investment to just over $2 million in his bid for election in Florida’s 10th Congressional District. Poe vowed from the start to fund much of his campaign and so far the self-made millionaire entrepreneur has bankrolled virtually […]

Associated PressAugust 23, 2016
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A former police chief, the former state Democratic Party chairman, an incumbent state senator and a political newcomer are vying to represent an Orlando-area congressional district reshaped so drastically the Republican incumbent decided to run in a new, neighboring district. Florida’s 10th Congressional District now favors Democrats after redistricting. So Republican Rep. Daniel Webster, a […]

Larry GriffinAugust 22, 2016
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Tenth Congressional District candidate Bob Poe, trailed by his spouse and some of his staff including his daughter, Virginia, entered the Orange County Jail on Monday afternoon. What they found — that the inmates there had many options for rehabilitation — pleasantly surprised them. For two hours, Poe and his posse walked the halls of the jail, escorted […]

Scott PowersAugust 19, 2016
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Democratic congressional candidate Fatima Rita Fahmy is charging that her leading opponent in the Florida’s 10th Congressional primary, Val Demings, is taking money from organizations fighting against Democratic issues such as marijuana, Everglades restoration and renewable energy. The latest criticism is part of Fahmy’s ongoing efforts to paint Demings, a former Orlando police chief who […]

Mitch PerryAugust 15, 2016
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Files posted Monday by hacker group Guccifer 2.0 include internal documents from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) on congressional races in Florida. They explicitly contain “campaign overviews” and “paths to victory” in Congressional Districts 7, 10, 13, 18 and 26. The document related to the Pinellas County’s 13th Congressional District race is dated from April when Eric […]

Scott PowersAugust 15, 2016
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This is the year that Central Florida gays step boldly into the political spotlight, joining an increasingly large outpouring of gay candidates statewide. Four openly gay Orlando-area Democratic candidates are running for election in federal and state races this year; Valleri Crabtree in Florida’s 9th Congressional District centered in south Orlando and Kissimmee; Bob Poe in […]

Scott PowersAugust 14, 2016
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Democrat Bob Poe is taking on guns again, in his fourth television commercial released in his campaign to be elected in Florida’s 10th Congressional District. The new 30-second spot, “91” shows Poe standing before a grandstand full of people, talking about gun violence and the need for Congress to “get real” about getting guns off […]

Staff ReportsAugust 12, 2016
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There are just a few weeks until the election, and organizations across the state are rolling out endorsements for state and federal candidates. Several organizations — including Associated Industries of Florida, the Democratic Progressive Caucus, and the Florida Retail Federation — issued endorsements. — Associated Industries of Florida has endorsed Marco Rubio in his U.S. […]


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