Tag: Marc Caputo
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Mitch PerryOctober 14, 2016

Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy are poised to participate in the first debate of the Florida U.S. Senate race Monday night in Orlando, but independent candidate Steven Machat is still pushing to get himself, Libertarian candidate Paul Stanton, and the three other non-party-affiliated candidates on the big stage as well. In papers filed with the 11th Judicial […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 12, 2016

Patrick Murphy and Marco Rubio announced Monday they would debate three times and participate in a separate campaign forum, bringing an end to speculation Murphy was reluctant to engage in debates with the GOP Senate incumbent. However, there’s still a dispute about how many events they will actually have, because Rubio says two of the events have ties to Murphy supporters. […]


Dan Bongino faced questions about his residency, and whether it should be a factor in his current congressional bid, during a press conference Monday Bongino, a Palm City Republican, called the press conference to address recent media coverage, including a fight with POLITICO reporter Marc Caputo over the weekend. But several of the questions he […]

Peter SchorschJuly 7, 2016

Isn’t it fun to have new friends to play with? That’s how I felt when I learned Republican communications operative Brian Burgess was launching The Capitolist website where he (and other notables like Sarah Rumpf) blogs and aggregates. I’ve always been of the opinion that Florida politics needed more bloggers and tweeters and writers. At the national level, when the […]


The fundraising committee backing U.S. Senate hopeful Carlos Lopez-Cantera is assuring his supporters the lieutenant governor has the backing of Marco Rubio. In an email to supporters Tuesday, a spokeswoman for Reform Washington, the super PAC backing Lopez-Cantera, said Rubio “put the rampant rumors that he was reconsidering running for his Senate seat to rest.” […]

Jim RosicaApril 21, 2016

POLITICO, the primarily online political news outlet, has been granted $205,000 in tax credits to expand its California operation. And while one commentator lambasted the move, a trio of journalism ethicists applauded the company’s decision to apply. POLITICO, which already has a presence in California, has a five-person Tallahassee bureau and political writer Marc Caputo based in South Florida. (There […]

Jim RosicaApril 21, 2016

Despite Congresswoman Gwen Graham‘s email telling supporters she wanted them to “hear it first” of her possible bid for governor, two other media outlets broke the news before she did. The admittedly inside-the-Tallahassee-bubble question is, who got the scoop: POLITICO Florida or the Tallahassee Democrat, Graham’s hometown newspaper? For the record, Graham’s own email announcing her […]

Bob SparksMarch 17, 2016

As Donald Trump marches closer to the Republican nomination for president, more prominent elected officials are endorsing him. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is the latest, giving his approval following Trump’s blowout victory in Florida on Tuesday. The day before the primary, Attorney General Pam Bondi endorsed Trump, the part-time resident of Palm Beach County. The […]


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