Tag: political action committees
Protesers outside the Supreme Court. Image via AP.

Scott PowersNovember 30, 2016
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Billionaire New York Democratic campaign financier George Soros‘s interest topped $1.7 million in Central Florida politics and $1.8 million statewide this year as he financed independent campaigns that helped three Democrats win local or state legislative races while three others he backed lost. Soros’ biggest investment came early, backing Aramis Ayala to the tune of $1.38 […]

Scott PowersNovember 3, 2016
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U.S. Rep. John Mica and his Democratic opponent Stephanie Murphy now are getting showered with many tens of thousands of dollars in political action committee money heading into the final days before their showdown in Florida’s 7th Congressional District. In the past seven days, from Oct. 26 through Nov. 1, Mica’s campaign reported receiving 52 […]

Jim RosicaAugust 22, 2016
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Large donations continue to trickle into North Florida congressional candidates in advance of next Tuesday’s primary elections. On Sunday, Matt Gaetz reported $10,000 — two contributions of $5,000 each — from the Majority Committee Political Action Committee (PAC). That PAC is affiliated with U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from Bakersfield, California. Gaetz, a Republican state […]

Scott PowersAugust 22, 2016
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The entry-bell surge of political action committee money into new Democratic nominee Stephanie Murphy‘s campaign fund has triggered a similar rush of PAC money into the war chest of Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica in the Winter Park-based Florida’s 7th Congressional District. National Democrats signaled they’re taking Murphy’s candidacy seriously, compared with those of […]

Scott PowersAugust 19, 2016
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Democratic congressional candidate Fatima Rita Fahmy is charging that her leading opponent in the Florida’s 10th Congressional primary, Val Demings, is taking money from organizations fighting against Democratic issues such as marijuana, Everglades restoration and renewable energy. The latest criticism is part of Fahmy’s ongoing efforts to paint Demings, a former Orlando police chief who […]

Jim RosicaAugust 18, 2016
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Federal campaign contributions of over $1,000, now required to be reported within two days, are starting to be filed in North Florida’s congressional races. Federal Election Commission records show several “48-hour notices” in the filings for the conservative-leaning 1st and 2nd Congressional Districts, much of it money from political action committees, or PACs. The primary is Aug. 30. By […]

Scott PowersAugust 8, 2016
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Democrat Mike Clelland raised more than $65,000 for his Senate District 13 campaign during the last full week of July, and spent more than $35,000 on advertising during the week as the Democratic primary approaches. Clelland raised $25,025 in his official campaign account and another $40,500 in his political action committee, “Common Sense for Central […]


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