Tag: Mark Foley

Peter SchorschFebruary 1, 2018

An investigative report released by the Tampa Bay Times and 10News WTSP Wednesday showed more than 100 U.S. politicians are still doling out campaign cash on everything from payroll to iPads years after they left office. “Zombie Campaigns” found caches of questionable transactions in the campaign reports of former congressional candidates and office-holders across the […]

Peter SchorschAugust 25, 2016

Could Scott Fuhrman, challenging Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in Florida’s 27th Congressional District, be this year’s Tim Mahoney? And is there a path for Fuhrman to become 2016’s “accidental” member of Congress that doesn’t involve Ros-Lehtinen having a Mark Foley-like implosion? Increasingly, the answer to both questions keeps inching toward “yes.” The Cook Political Report recently […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 22, 2015

Kirk Fordham is joining The Petrizzo Group, a PR and lobbying concern in Washington, as senior vice president, according to a news release. He was the long-time chief of staff to former GOP Congressman Mark Foley and served as finance director to Republican Mel Martinez’s successful U.S. Senate campaign. Fordham, who departs Gill Action in Colorado, “will work […]

Jac VerSteegJune 1, 2015

Mark Foley slowly has been returning to respectability. The former congressman from Palm Beach County resigned in 2006 after the public learned he had sent sexually-charged messages to male former congressional pages. Now, the emerging Dennis Hastert scandal is reminding Floridians of Foley’s misdeeds. After quitting Congress, Foley stayed out of sight for a while. […]

Ryan RayFebruary 20, 2015

Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals have opted to retain Ballard Partners to represent them in Tallahassee this Legislative Session as the club navigates a tricky land proposal requiring city, county and state cooperation. The Nats — along with the Houston Astros, who have also hired Ballard — are pursuing a delicate and process-intensive initiative that would re-designate a tract of […]


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