Tag: Geraldine Thompson

Scott PowersAugust 14, 2016
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2min5
Democrat Bob Poe is taking on guns again, in his fourth television commercial released in his campaign to be elected in Florida’s 10th Congressional District. The new 30-second spot, “91” shows Poe standing before a grandstand full of people, talking about gun violence and the need for Congress to “get real” about getting guns off […]

Scott PowersAugust 11, 2016
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5min13
Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings‘ support from Washington D.C.’s Democratic leaders continues to draw angry backlashes and clashes with her three Democratic rivals in Florida’s Congressional District 10 race. According to The Orlando Political Observer, a private meeting Demings held Wednesday with black clergy, featuring U.S. Congress Democratic Black Caucus PAC Chair U.S. Gregory […]

Scott PowersAugust 8, 2016
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2min7
A new commercial from Democratic congressional candidate Bob Poe is headed for TV in Orlando declaring that he’s avoiding owing anything to special interests by funding his own campaign. Poe, a self-made millionaire businessman from Orlando and a former chairman of the Florida Democratic Party, has poured more than $1.7 million into his campaign for […]

Staff ReportsAugust 9, 2016
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2min8
With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the legislative merry-go-round. Off: Mandy O’Callaghan has stepped down as policy chief for the House Health Quality Subcommittee. Off: Edward Metzger is no longer legislative assistant for Fort Myers Republican Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen. Off: Adam Miller is no longer district […]

Scott PowersAugust 5, 2016
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3min11
Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings has a 30-point lead over her top two opponents in a new poll commissioned by a Democratic organization backing Demings’ run for the Orlando-based Florida’s 10th Congressional District. In the poll, released today by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), Demings garnered 48 percent, while former Florida Democratic Party […]

Scott PowersJuly 26, 2016
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10min4
This year, Central Florida voters have an unprecedented diversity of candidates to pick from for the region’s five congressional districts, and at least one, probably two, and possibly more heterosexual-white-male dynasties will fall. Straight, white, male members of Congress have always held the congressional seats in Florida’s 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Congressional Districts. […]

Scott PowersJuly 21, 2016
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3min11
Democrat Val Demings has earned the endorsement of Connecticut’s Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy in her run to win Florida’s 10th Congressional District in Orlando. Murphy has become one of the congressional leaders calling for gun control, a passionate position he’s held since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. He’s organizing […]


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