Tag: Mary Thomas

Ryan RayApril 19, 2016

Congressional hopeful Mary Thomas has won the endorsement of a conservative group whose very name evokes modern-day campaign finance. Citizens United PAC – a political committee affiliated with the better-known Citzens United –weighed in the Republican primary in Florida’s 2nd Congressional District on behalf of Thomas on Tuesday. Citizens United President David Bossie said Thomas, an Indian-American and former […]

Ryan RayMarch 30, 2016

Heated exchanges between Mary Thomas and Neal Dunn punctuated a Republican Veterans of Florida event Tuesday night, as GOP primary foes seeking to succeed Democrat U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham in the 2nd Congressional District squared off in Panama City. Thomas went after Dunn directly and repeatedly, even as the solidly Republican crowd booed her first attempt to pin a supposedly “liberal” record on […]

Drew WilsonMarch 1, 2016

Tallahassee Republican Mary Thomas has picked up an endorsement from one of the country’s largest Tea Party organizations, her campaign said Tuesday. Tea Party Express Executive Director Taylor Budowich said the organization picked Thomas in the race because voters in Florida’s 2nd Congressional District “deserve a strong, conservative voice in Washington, D.C.” “Mary Thomas has an impressive background […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 10, 2016

U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, a Tallahassee Democrat, is “the most independent-voting member of the Florida delegation,” according to a CQ Roll Call vote study released Wednesday. Her Republican opponent’s spokesman, though, countered that her voting record is “downright liberal.” The annual study, which takes into account voting records, bipartisanship and productivity, “shows I’m following through on […]

Staff ReportsJanuary 29, 2016

Club for Growth, a conservative political advocacy group, Friday endorsed Republican candidate Mary Thomas for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District. The seat, now held by Democrat Gwen Graham, was recently redrawn after a gerrymandering challenge and now leans strongly Republican. “Mary Thomas is a rock-solid economic conservative, and her election would be a terrific upgrade for Florida’s […]

Staff ReportsJanuary 12, 2016

The national political action committee Senate Conservatives Fund came out Tuesday with an endorsement of Mary Thomas‘ run for the newly redrawn 2nd Congressional District. Fellow right-leaning candidates Jim Banks, running for Congress in the Indiana 3rd, and Jim Duncan of North Carolina’s 2nd District were also given the green light by SCF. The group’s President Ken Cuccinelli offered praise for […]

Peter SchorschDecember 11, 2015

Republican Mary Thomas, running for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District, would be happy to have supporters think her state government career began with the election of Gov. Rick Scott. It doesn’t. The North Florida attorney is working hard to promote her staunch conservative credentials as she seeks to unseat Democrat Gwen Graham. Campaign materials are quick to point out her service in […]

Drew WilsonNovember 18, 2015

Nine Florida Republicans are on the National Republican Congressional Committee’s “radar,” which could lead to substantial campaign support. The NRCC put out a list of 32 congressional candidates Wednesday that are in the running for support through the group’s “Young Guns” program, which helps Republican candidates challenge incumbent Democrats or get the edge running for […]


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