Tag: George Pataki

Mitch PerryJanuary 27, 2016

Observers of the state Legislature in Tallahassee will recall the backlash that ensued after the Florida House passed a measure last year that effectively codified existing law that same-sex couples could adopt. The bill, sponsored by Miami Beach Democrat Dave Richardson, ultimately made it through the Senate, but not before there was another measure sponsored […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 26, 2016

George Pataki has endorsed Marco Rubio’s candidacy for president. The former New York Governor made the comment on Fox News on Tuesday, and simultaneously tweeted out the endorsement as well. George E. Pataki ‏@GovernorPataki  44m44 minutes ago I took a look at all the candidates & @marcorubio is the best person to bring us together – that’s […]

Mitch PerryDecember 1, 2015

If you don’t know of anyone who is caught up in the Florida corrections system, stories about the care of prisoners may not matter much to you at all. But they have been disturbing, particularly regarding the state of health care for those who incarcerated. Rick Scott ran for office in 2010 promising to privatize […]

Mitch PerryNovember 30, 2015

Republican Party of Florida Chairman Blaise Ingoglia delivered a letter to Secretary of State Ken Detzner on Monday with a list of 14 GOP presidential candidates who have qualified to be on the Florida presidential preference primary next March. The letter lists Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Jim Gilmore, Lindsey […]

Associated PressNovember 7, 2015

For months, Republican presidential candidates with dwindling bank accounts and negligible support in polls have been finding reasons to stay in the 2016 race. Now, a few must weigh whether they can keep competing after being downgraded or excluded from Tuesday’s fourth GOP debate. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee […]

Associated PressNovember 5, 2015

Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee have been relegated out of prime-time and onto the undercard at next week’s GOP presidential debate. And former New York Gov. George Pataki and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham won’t appear at all. That’s the decision announced Thursday night by Fox Business, which is hosting next Tuesday’s debates. Eight candidates […]


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