Tag: Porter Goss


Francis Rooney is vowing to fight against defense cuts in a new campaign advertisement. In the ad, Rooney says the country is “at war with radical Islamic terrorism.” The 30-second spot, called “We are at War,” features clips of newscasters talking about the June 12 mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub. “The brutal attack in […]


Several Southwest Florida Republicans have thrown their support behind Francis Rooney. The Naples Republican announced Tuesday several Republican leaders in Collier and Lee counties have endorsed him in his bid to replace Curt Clawson in Congress. The list includes Michel Doherty, a prominent Lee County fundraiser and longtime community leader, and Roz Lesser, the Lee […]


Francis Rooney is in. Rooney, the former ambassador to the Holy See and a longtime Republican fundraiser, announced Monday he plans to run for the Congress. The Naples Republican’s announcement will likely clear the field, with several Southwest Floridians saying they were no longer considering a bid. “I have given much thought to public service […]


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