Tag: state of the union address
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Scott PowersJanuary 30, 2018

The Republican U.S. Senate leadership is launching a new digital ad on Tuesday attacking Florida Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson for not working with President Donald Trump. The 15-second ad “Senator Nelson Doesn’t Care” from the National Republican Senatorial Committee, being pushed out on Facebook Tuesday ahead of Trump’s State of the Union Address, accuses […]

Scott PowersJanuary 29, 2018

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Philip Levine is seeing Tuesday’s State of the Union speech as an opportunity to push his climate change and off-shore drilling messages. The former Miami Beach mayor’s gubernatorial campaign announced it will be spending $70,000 to air his “Denial” TV commercial during President Donald Trump‘s speech Tuesday night. That’s in addition […]

Scott PowersJanuary 29, 2018

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist is bringing a medical marijuana patient. U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is bringing the wife of an American held hostage in Iran. U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel is bringing a trailblazing anti-sexual harassment advocate. U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and Stephanie Murphy are bringing Puerto Rico evacuees. U.S. Rep. Val Demings is bringing a police […]

Scott PowersFebruary 28, 2017

As is traditional, Florida’s congressional delegation is using its invite tickets to President Donald Trump‘s first address to a joint session of Congress mostly to make points, although U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is maybe making his points with his wife. Each member of Congress gets one SOTU invitation to pass out. Democrat Nelson’s goes to his […]

Associated PressJuly 27, 2016

President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, never materialized. Still, he says he remains undaunted. In 2004, he was the obscure Senate candidate from Illinois whose words catapulted him to the center of American political consciousness. […]


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