Tag: Florida’s U.S. Senate race

Scott PowersOctober 31, 2018

A new poll from Suffolk University is finding a near dead-heat in Florida’s gubernatorial election, with Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum getting 45 percent and Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis 44 percent. With a 4.4 percent margin of error among the likely election voters surveyed, the race is a toss-up a week out from […]

Scott PowersSeptember 12, 2018

A progressive group is touting the results of a Florida poll it commissioned as a warning to Florida’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to not vote to confirm President Donald Trump‘s U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The poll by YouGov Blue on behalf of Demand Justice suggests that politically, for the upcoming Nov. 6 election, […]

Scott PowersSeptember 12, 2018

Two Democratic political action committees, the Senate Majority PAC and Priorities USA, are teaming for a new digital ad blitz against Republican Gov. Rick Scott‘s U.S. Senate bid, part of a $21 million national internet advertising campaign targeting Republican U.S. Senate candidates in nine states. One new 15-second spot set to run in Florida, “Richer” […]

Scott PowersSeptember 5, 2018

It’s been close all along, but now Florida’s U.S. Senate race is officially a dead heat. Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican Gov. Rick Scott are tied, according to the newest Quinnipiac University poll. Released Wednesday, the survey gives each 49 percent, with an astonishingly low two percent of voters surveyed telling pollsters they don’t know (or don’t […]

Scott PowersNovember 5, 2016

Outside groups spent more than $6.3 million last week alone to support Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio‘s re-election campaign, while other groups spent $2.3 million last week trying to help Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy defeat him. Much of that spending is leading to advertising that will run through the weekend and into early next […]

Associated PressAugust 29, 2016

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy are campaigning as if Tuesday’s primary was already over and they won their parties’ nominations for U.S. Senate. And it may be for good reason. Rubio’s main challenger, Carlos Beruff, appeared to throw in the towel, essentially shutting down the campaign he’d sunk $8 million of […]

Mitch PerryAugust 1, 2016

Florida Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy is blasting Marco Rubio in a new ad that hits at the GOP incumbent’s attendance record in the U.S. Senate. Rubio’s record of missing votes became an issue while he was running for president earlier this year. And the Tampa Bay Times reported last month he also has a poor record of attending classified Intelligence Meetings […]


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