Tag: CD 2
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Scott PowersOctober 25, 2018
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The migrations in Florida of Republican strength into rural and small-city counties and of Democrats into urban areas and inner suburbs have greatly increased the chances of re-elections of Republican U.S. Reps. Neal Dunn and Dan Webster, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy. Changes in voter registration since the 2016 general election also has improved […]

Staff ReportsNovember 8, 2016
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4min77
State Rep. Matt Gaetz and Panama City surgeon Neal Dunn, both Republicans, easily won their respective Panhandle congressional races Tuesday night. In the heavily conservative 1st Congressional District, Gaetz trounced Democrat Steven Specht, an Air Force veteran, by 68 percent to 32 percent as of 8:30 p.m. “Congrats to my friend, @MattGaetz!” Gov. Rick Scott tweeted from his campaign account. […]

Michael MolineAugust 29, 2016
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Mary Thomas has secured another conservative woman’s backing in her bid for the Republican nomination in Florida’s 2nd Congressional District. The endorsement came from U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, a Tennessee Republican associated with the tea party movement. “The U.S. House needs more conservative women, more moms, and more energized Christians like Mary,” Blackburn said. “I know firsthand […]

Ryan RayJune 23, 2016
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Republican Jeff Moran dropped out of contention for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District primary to succeed U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham Thursday morning, and is throwing his support behind former U.S Attorney Ken Sukhia. Moran’s move cuts the four-way GOP candidate pool down to three, and helps Sukhia consolidate his support in the more-populous eastern half of the sprawling eastern Panhandle district. […]

Ryan RayJune 15, 2016
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3min232
In the latest among a procession of new ads in the district, Mary Thomas hit the North Florida television airwaves on Wednesday with her first campaign ad in the 2nd Congressional District race to succeed U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham. The new 30-second spot, entitled “The Fight,” heralds the Scott administration attorney’s support for Donald Trump‘s presidential candidacy, congressional term […]

Ryan RayJune 13, 2016
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Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, a leading figure in today’s evolving Republican Party, endorsed former U.S. Attorney Ken Sukhia in his bid for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District on Monday. “Today I announce my wholehearted endorsement and support for Ken Sukhia in his race for Congress because I have known him for decades to be a principled, tested and proven […]

Ryan RayJune 9, 2016
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3min228
Jeff Moran has hit the airwaves in a hotly contested GOP primary in the 2nd Congressional District race to replace U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham. In the Ft. White businessman’s first ad — a one-minute spot entitled “Hands On” — Moran seeks to grasp the mantle of consummate outsider in a 2016 election cycle where polished, traditional politicians are out […]

Ryan RayJune 6, 2016
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Libertarian Rob Lapham has joined Florida’s 2nd Congressional District campaign to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham. Lapham, who has lived in Alaska and Texas in recent years, served on the Texas Libertarian Executive Committee. He ran for Congress in 2014, where he promised to abolish the IRS, cut military funding, and liberalize federal drug laws. Lapham moved […]

Ryan RayJune 6, 2016
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Mary Thomas got the nod from House Freedom Fund in her campaign for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District on Monday. The group is the political arm of the Freedom Caucus, the most conservative wing of the Republican House majority and the formal legacy of the Tea Party movement. Caucus chairman U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio said Thomas was […]


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