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Protesers outside the Supreme Court. Image via AP.

Drew WilsonAugust 2, 2018
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The race to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney in Florida’s 17th Congressional District is heating up. In July alone, outside groups spent nearly $1 million boosting state Sen. Greg Steube and besieging state Rep. Julio Gonzalez, the two leading Republicans vying for the expansive and solidly Republican congressional district. Most of that cash — […]

Drew WilsonJuly 13, 2018
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Three Republicans are running to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney in Florida’s 17th Congressional District, but only one of them is a straight shooter according to the National Rifle Association. The group sent a letter to state Sen. Greg Steube of Sarasota this week telling him he’d earned their support in the race for […]

Drew WilsonJuly 12, 2018
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Sen. Greg Steube lambasted Rep. Julio Gonzalez Wednesday over tweets he made in 2016 disparaging then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. Gonzalez and Steube are the two leading Republicans in the race for Florida’s 17th Congressional District, which is open in 2018 due to the retirement of current U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney. Steube’s attack included screenshots of […]

Drew WilsonJuly 9, 2018
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State Rep. Julio Gonzalez brought in another $225,000 last quarter for his campaign to succeed U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney in Florida’s 17th Congressional District. “I am proud to have the support of so many Floridians,” Gonzalez said.  “We’ve built support throughout the district and earned the endorsements of conservative leaders who care about sending effective […]


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