Tag: David Shapiro

Staff ReportsAugust 23, 2018

David Shapiro, a Democratic candidate for Florida’s 16th Congressional District, called for all hands on deck Thursday. Namely, he led a protest against Vern Buchanan‘s receipt of a foreign loan to help him buy a yacht. However, Shapiro also faced some criticism of his own from counter-protesters raising questions about Shapiro’s stock portfolio. A story […]

Ryan NicolAugust 17, 2018

Vern Buchanan held onto a sizable money lead in the race for Florida’s 16th Congressional District despite being outraised by David Shapiro in the most recent fundraising period. Buchanan reported more than $2.1 million cash on hand after raising $90,000 from July 1 through Aug. 8, according to the Federal Election Commission (FEC). That $2.1 […]

Ryan NicolAugust 16, 2018

David Shapiro, a Democratic candidate in Florida’s 16th Congressional District, is calling out Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan over his receipt of more than $100,000 from the sugar industry in light of recent red tide and algae blooms hitting the state. The report from the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan research group that tracks money […]

Ryan NicolAugust 8, 2018

Get your pencils ready, class. Democrat David Shapiro has dropped a new campaign ad as he continues his challenge to incumbent GOP U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan in Florida’s 16th Congressional District. In the ad, titled “Quiz,” Shapiro uses a multiple-choice quiz to help highlight his goals should he make it to the halls of Congress. “Washington […]

Scott PowersJuly 31, 2018

Democratic congressional candidate David Shapiro is launching the first television commercial of his campaign for Florida’s 16th Congressional District, touting his commitment to take on bullies. The 30-second spot, “Vowed,” is being placed on broadcast and cable television in the Tampa-St. Petersburg market, where Shapiro faces fellow lawyer Jan Schneider in the Aug. 28 Democratic […]


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