Tag: debate

Michael MolineAugust 23, 2016

There was a conspicuous absence during a debate Tuesday between the candidates for Congress in Florida’s second district — Republican Mary Thomas pulled out just minutes before the festivities were to begin. The two remaining Republicans, Panama City urologist Neal Dunn and attorney Ken Sukhia, were left to compete for the mantle of the true […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 19, 2016

After a debate Thursday night that focused on Corrine Brown and her legal issues, Congressional District 5 Democrat Al Lawson had to address issues of his own in the post-debate presser. Specifically, $14,000 in money from political committees since July 1 — many of which, such as U.S. Sugar, Associated Builders and Contractors, and I-PAC Jax … line up almost exclusively behind […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 18, 2016

“What if I said I thought you was a pedophile? You’d think something was wrong with me.” Those words, voiced on the debate stage Thursday night at Jacksonville University by incumbent 5th District Rep. Corrine Brown, recurred during a post debate presser where FloridaPolitics.com and other outlets asked Brown about her legal troubles, her financial troubles, […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 18, 2016

Florida’s Congressional District 5 has seemed to be the tale of two districts: Jacksonville — and “North Florida” out west. It’s been assumed Corrine Brown, no matter the strengths of her primary opponent Al Lawson, would carry Duval County, compelling Lawson to stack votes out west. However, an internal poll from Lawson’s camp shows that, since Brown’s indictment, Lawson […]

Scott PowersAugust 18, 2016

The Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida announced it will be hosting a late debate in the Orlando-based Florida’s Congressional District 9 race. The Aug. 23 debate — one week out from the primary — will feature two of the four Democrats running, progressive activist Susannah Randolph and state Sen. Darren Soto, both of Orlando; and the two […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 18, 2016

After Wednesday night’s debate of Florida 4th Congressional District Republicans, John Rutherford, Hans Tanzler, and Lake Ray addressed the media. Rutherford wanted to clarify his position on guns. “I never supported a national gun registry. I never opposed Stand Your Ground or the Castle Doctrine,” the former Jacksonville sheriff noted. The Tanzler side has taken to calling him “Liberal […]


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