Tag: independent expenditures

Scott PowersOctober 2, 2018
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Outside spending has exceeded $25 million already in Florida’s U.S. Senate race, with Democratic groups behind U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson outspending Republican groups behind Gov. Rick Scott by a margin of three dollars to two so far. According to the latest outside expenditure reports filed with the Federal Elections Commission, covering campaign expenses running through last […]

Scott PowersSeptember 17, 2018
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Eight outside political committees and groups provided almost $1.2 million support to U.S. Rep. Darren Soto‘s defeat of his predecessor former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in the Aug. 28 Democratic primary for Florida’s 9th Congressional District. Apparently highlighting the outside help for Soto was the George Soros–backed Latino Victory Fund, which claimed on primary day that […]

Scott PowersAugust 29, 2018
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The George Soros-backed Latino Victory Fund declared Tuesday evening that its independent campaign spending to support U.S. Rep. Darren Soto reached $500,000 entering today’s Democratic primary against his challenger former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in Florida’s 9th Congressional District. That amount, which Latino Victory Fund described as “an investment,” bought more than 500 television spots that […]

Drew WilsonAugust 8, 2018
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Valrico Democrat Andrew Learned attacked his primary opponent in Florida’s 15th Congressional District on Wednesday over recent spending by a so-called “dark money” group. The Learned campaign pointed to recent Federal Elections Commission filings showing that a super PAC by the name of “REINVESTING IN AMERICA” had tossed $19,487 to Washington-based Resonance Campaigns for a data […]


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