Tag: Richard Nugent

Drew WilsonApril 11, 2016
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Republican Justin Grabelle said Monday he had raised more than $137,000 in the first quarter of 2016 in his campaign to take over for retiring Republican U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent in Florida’s 11th Congressional District. “We’ve had another successful fundraising quarter and with our strong grassroots organization, I think it’s pretty clear that our community […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 14, 2016
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Congressional District 11 GOP candidate Justin Grabelle said Thursday he has raised $111,664 since entering the contest in November. “It’s really encouraging,” Grabelle said in a prepared statement. “Given that we announced a full month into the quarter and lost a few crucial weeks with the holidays, I was trying to manage my own expectations […]

Peter SchorschNovember 9, 2015

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As Douglas Adams wrote in “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” “We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!” That pretty much describes Florida’s political landscape right now, with a year until Election Day (and, perhaps more astonishingly, just four months to the Presidential Preference Primary). A slew of key state races are as […]

Peter SchorschNovember 9, 2015
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As Douglas Adams wrote in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, “We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!” That pretty much describes Florida’s political landscape right now, with a year until Election Day (and, perhaps more astonishingly, just four months to the Presidential Preference Primary). A slew of key state races are as yet unformed, with breakout […]

Peter SchorschNovember 2, 2015
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Richard Nugent, the former Hernando County sheriff who since 2010 has represented Florida’s 11th Congressional District, will not seek re-election in 2016. “It is with decidedly mixed emotions that I am announcing today that I will not be seeking another term in Congress,” said Nugent, whose decision creates an open seat non-opportunity Republicans are expected […]

Phil AmmannSeptember 1, 2015
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U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis is endorsing fellow Pinellas County U.S. Rep. David Jolly in his bid for the U.S. Senate. “As a Tampa Bay native, David is keenly aware of the issues facing Floridians at both the local and national levels,” Bilirakis said in a prepared statement. “His command of the legislative process and institutional knowledge will no doubt serve […]

Phil AmmannAugust 19, 2015
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U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent is supporting fellow Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly in his bid for the U.S. Senate. Nugent is the conservative former Hernando County Sheriff who since 2010 has represented Florida’s 11th Congressional District, covering the region north of Tampa through Sumter, Citrus, Hernando, and central Marion counties. Jolly represents Pinellas County’s 13th […]

Peter SchorschMay 28, 2015
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U.S. Rep. David Jolly caught fire from progressives Thursday over a vote this month on HR 2353, the short-term Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015. The Indian Rocks Republican was one of the 387 members of Congress to support a two-month extension of the highway trust fund. But singling out Jolly – who represents the […]


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