Tag: Bob Poe

Scott PowersMarch 3, 2016

Val Demings has received the endorsement of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers in her bid for the Democratic nomination to run for Congress in Orlando-based Congressional District 10. The union endorsement follows several others she has received, including from a coalition of unions representing Walt Disney World employees. “It means […]

Scott PowersFebruary 3, 2016

Former Orlando police chief Val Demings holds a 20-point edge over her nearest rival in the Democratic race for Orlando-based Congressional District 10, in a poll her campaign commissioned from Public Policy Polling and released Wednesday. The poll, taken Jan. 26-28 of 506 likely Democratic primary voters, finds that Demings has high name recognition, stronger […]

Scott PowersFebruary 2, 2016

When Bob Poe jumped into the Orlando-based Congressional District 10 Democratic race last month, the millionaire entrepreneur promised to match contributions, and his early donations have given him a fund of $342,000, his campaign announced. That includes $325,000 that’s now in the bank, which could make Poe the instant money leader in a Democratic field […]

Scott PowersFebruary 1, 2016

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan met with Orlando Hispanic leaders on behalf of Congressional District 10 candidate Val Demings Monday morning, angering her Democratic rivals, who said the party was out of bounds picking in a contested primary. Lujan and Demings met with 18 Orlando-area Hispanic leaders Monday morning to seek support […]

Scott PowersJanuary 11, 2016

Orlando-based congressional candidate Val Demings has grabbed the biggest of Democratic congressional establishment endorsements with that of U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. In a statement Monday, Pelosi of California endorsed Demings in Florida’s 10th Congressional District, a place the Democrats hope to wrestle away from longtime Republican representation. With a new strong-Democratic lean to […]

Scott PowersJanuary 4, 2016

Former Florida Democratic Party chairman Bob Poe is preparing to announce a run for Congress in District 10 based in west Orlando. Poe, 61, of Orlando, would say Monday only that he would be “talking about his decision in the next couple of days.” However, he confirmed that he has hired Orlando-based political consultant Josh […]

Peter SchorschOctober 28, 2015

With Demi Lovato and John Legend slated to perform and comedian Amy Schumer mingling with guests, the star-studded birthday party for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was a must-attend event for much of the Democratic Party’s elite. Hosted by Vogue’s Anna Wintour at designer Vera Wang‘s Upper East Side home, there were dozens of celebrities, fashion icons and power brokers […]


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