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Nothing like a 12-foot skeleton to bring people together. Image via Home Depot.

Ryan NicolSeptember 14, 2018
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is joining with Democratic candidate David Shapiro on a $900,000 ad campaign against incumbent U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan in Florida’s 16th Congressional District. Both Shapiro and the DCCC will put $450,000 toward the new ad campaign. The 30-second spot, titled “Rig,” focuses on Buchanan’s purchase of a yacht on the same […]

Ryan NicolAugust 30, 2018
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A new internal poll from the David Shapiro campaign shows him trailing, but within striking distance of, Vern Buchanan in the race for Florida’s 16th Congressional District. Conducted by ALG Research, the survey showed Shapiro earning 44 percent support among likely voters to Buchanan’s 48 percent — just within the poll’s 4.9 percent margin of error. The […]

Staff ReportsAugust 23, 2018
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David Shapiro, a Democratic candidate for Florida’s 16th Congressional District, called for all hands on deck Thursday. Namely, he led a protest against Vern Buchanan‘s receipt of a foreign loan to help him buy a yacht. However, Shapiro also faced some criticism of his own from counter-protesters raising questions about Shapiro’s stock portfolio. A story […]

Drew WilsonJuly 11, 2018
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A recently filed financial disclosure shows U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan celebrated passing the House version of the Republican tax bill in quite the lavish way. According to the disclosure, Buchanan spent between $1 million and $5 million purchasing an Ocean Alexander yacht on Nov. 16, 2017, the same day he joined 226 other Republicans and no Democrats in voting for the first draft […]


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