Tag: Kristen Carlson

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 6, 2018
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7min418
Political expert Susan MacManus doesn’t foresee a “blue tsunami” in Tampa Bay area races, but thinks a smaller wave is possible. She sees, for example, potential flips for Democrats in one Congressional race and two State Senate contests. Those include the Ross Spano/Kristen Carlson Congressional matchup in East Hillsborough and Lakeland, the Ed Hooper/Amanda Murphy state Senate […]

Bill RuftyNovember 3, 2018
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Democratic members of Congress and a national women’s political group began a heavy push toward Election Day for Lakeland attorney Kristen Carlson in her campaign for Florida’s 15th Congressional District. U.S. Reps. Val Demings, and Darren Soto and Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez a Democrat from New York and the first Puerto Rican woman to be elected […]

Ryan NicolOctober 31, 2018
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The Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF) is doing its best to stop any ‘blue wave’ on Election Day. CLF is one of several Republican groups aimed at protecting the GOP majority in the U.S. House. While some analysts peg Democrats as the favorites to take over the House in next week’s elections, CLF’s money and on-the-ground efforts […]

Jacob OglesOctober 27, 2018
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Democratic congressional candidate Kristen Carlson rallies voters around Medicare and Social Security as part of her increasingly hopeful effort to flip Florida’s 15th Congressional District blue. “People work hard to earn their Social Security and Medicare benefits and I will strongly oppose any attempts to privatize or cut these vital programs,” said Carlson. She led […]

Scott PowersOctober 25, 2018
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6min282
The migrations in Florida of Republican strength into rural and small-city counties and of Democrats into urban areas and inner suburbs have greatly increased the chances of re-elections of Republican U.S. Reps. Neal Dunn and Dan Webster, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy. Changes in voter registration since the 2016 general election also has improved […]

Drew WilsonOctober 24, 2018
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Lakeland Democrat Kristen Carlson added another $79,000 for her campaign to Florida’s 15th Congressional District from the Republican column in November. A pair of 48-hour finance reports uploaded to the Federal Elections Commission this week show the Democratic nominee to replace U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross reeled in dozens of donations on Sunday and Monday. The […]


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