Tag: Steve Southerland

Peter SchorschFebruary 8, 2017
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Florida sugar workers are the latest to come out strongly against Joe Negron’s Senate proposal to create a $2.4-billion, 60,000-acre reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee for Everglades water storage. In a joint letter sent Wednesday from Sugar Labor Management Committee, IAMAW District 166, Florida State Council of Machinists, and Local 2152 (Osceola & Okeelanta), union […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 1, 2016
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Gwen Graham cut short her trip to Tampa Thursday, returning to Tallahassee to contend with Tropical Storm Hermine, which is expected to make landfall as a hurricane by early Friday in North Florida. The Tallahassee-based Democratic representative, already considered a leading candidate to run for governor in 2018, has been hobnobbing around the state this week. She […]

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Nearly a dozen members of Florida’s congressional delegation have thrown their support behind Sen. Marco Rubio’s re-election bid. Rubio’s campaign announced Tuesday that Reps. Gus Bilirakis, Ander Crenshaw, Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart, John Mica, Jeff Miller, Tom Rooney, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Dennis Ross, Steve Southerland, and Daniel Webster have endorsed the Miami Republican. The announcement comes […]

Diane RobertsMay 18, 2016
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Gwen Graham has decided not to run for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. You can’t blame her: the redrawn map yanks the progressive heart out of Florida’s Second District, dividing — and diluting — Tallahassee. State Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda made rightist noises about guns and Donald Trump earlier this spring, sounding as though […]

Drew WilsonMarch 1, 2016
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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 […]

Drew WilsonNovember 30, 2015

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Former U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland picked a side Monday and endorsed Republican candidate Neal Dunn, who is running for Southerland’s old CD2 seat in the Florida Panhandle. “I have examined the field thoroughly and feel strongly that Neal Dunn is the best conservative Republican candidate and is the only candidate I have endorsed for this race,” Sutherland said. “He […]


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