Tag: Martin O’Malley

Scott PowersJuly 2, 2018

Potential Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Martin O’Malley is endorsing Anna Eskamani in the Florida House District 47 race, her campaign announced Monday. O’Malley, the former Maryland governor who briefly ran for president in 2016 but bowed out after the Iowa caucuses, met with Eskamani and several other Central Florida candidates when he came to town […]

Scott PowersJune 4, 2018

Those seeking changes in gun laws need patience and persistence, Democrats Stephanie Murphy and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a possible 2020 presidential candidate, said Monday. O’Malley, who dropped out early in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary race, joined the congresswoman from Winter Park in her re-election campaign event Monday, a roundtable meeting with members of […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 13, 2018

Margaret Good‘s seven-point victory in the House District 72 special election in northern Sarasota County will be celebrated by Democrats nationwide. And why not? Republicans had a roughly 13,000 registered voter advantage over Democrats in the district, which voted for Donald Trump by 4.4 points in 2016. But the trends had been pointing Good’s way in recent […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 5, 2018

Vice President Joe Biden is endorsing Democrat Margaret Good in the special election for Florida House District 72. “I’m proud to endorse Margaret Good, who gives us a real opportunity to elect a strong Democrat to a critical seat in the Florida House,” Biden said. “Margaret will be a champion in Tallahassee in the fight […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 2, 2018

The campaigns for House District 72 candidates James Buchanan and Margaret Good got feisty Friday, each pushing out an email attacking the other ahead of the fast approaching special election for the Sarasota-based seat. First up was Good’s, which derided Buchanan as for relying on out-of-district money to fund his campaign. “While James Buchanan continues […]

Mitch PerryNovember 4, 2017

Rick Baker will take endorsements from a squad of ex-mayors over those from out-of-town politicos. The comments from the former two-term mayor came after Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum was the latest prominent Democrat to stump for incumbent Rick Kriseman during the final weekend of the city’s mayoral race. “I honestly don’t think that’s going to help him,” Baker told reporters […]

Mitch PerryNovember 3, 2017

He’s already been endorsed by Barack Obama and Joe Biden; now Cory Booker is putting his stature behind Rick Kriseman‘s re-election bid. Friday afternoon, the New Jersey Democratic senator cut a robocall for the St. Petersburg mayor. “Rick Kriseman is the clear choice for St. Pete mayor,” Booker said in a statement. “He is a progressive and a proven leader, […]


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