Tag: Bob Poe
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Scott PowersAugust 11, 2016

The Central Florida Police Benevolent Association has endorsed Democrat Bob Poe in Florida’s 10th Congressional District, despite the fact that former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings is one of his opponents. The Central Florida PBA represents approximately 700 members of numerous law enforcement agencies throughout the Central Florida area. “The Central Florida Police Benevolent Association […]

Scott PowersAugust 11, 2016

After having promised to help following the Pulse massacre, U.S. Sen Marco Rubio has turned his back on Orlando’s pain and added to it by appearing at a controversial conference laced with anti-gay speakers, protesters charged outside that conference Thursday. “Shame on you Marco!” was a message repeated by speaker after speaker, including by Barbara […]

Scott PowersAugust 11, 2016

Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings‘ support from Washington D.C.’s Democratic leaders continues to draw angry backlashes and clashes with her three Democratic rivals in Florida’s Congressional District 10 race. According to The Orlando Political Observer, a private meeting Demings held Wednesday with black clergy, featuring U.S. Congress Democratic Black Caucus PAC Chair U.S. Gregory […]

Scott PowersAugust 8, 2016

A new commercial from Democratic congressional candidate Bob Poe is headed for TV in Orlando declaring that he’s avoiding owing anything to special interests by funding his own campaign. Poe, a self-made millionaire businessman from Orlando and a former chairman of the Florida Democratic Party, has poured more than $1.7 million into his campaign for […]

Scott PowersAugust 5, 2016

Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings has a 30-point lead over her top two opponents in a new poll commissioned by a Democratic organization backing Demings’ run for the Orlando-based Florida’s 10th Congressional District. In the poll, released today by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), Demings garnered 48 percent, while former Florida Democratic Party […]

Scott PowersJuly 26, 2016

This year, Central Florida voters have an unprecedented diversity of candidates to pick from for the region’s five congressional districts, and at least one, probably two, and possibly more heterosexual-white-male dynasties will fall. Straight, white, male members of Congress have always held the congressional seats in Florida’s 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Congressional Districts. […]

Scott PowersJuly 21, 2016

Democrat Val Demings has earned the endorsement of Connecticut’s Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy in her run to win Florida’s 10th Congressional District in Orlando. Murphy has become one of the congressional leaders calling for gun control, a passionate position he’s held since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. He’s organizing […]

Scott PowersJuly 18, 2016

In the brutal Democratic primary for Florida’s Congressional District 10, Val Demings raised nearly $300,000 in the second quarter of 2016, but rival Bob Poe countered by lending another $500,000 to his campaign. Poe is burning money fast with television commercials and a large, paid ground staff, and reported spending almost $1.4 million in the three […]


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