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2016 Election

BTW: Trump won Nevada, followed by Rubio, Cruz

February 24, 2016

The Nevada GOP caucuses gave Donald Trump his third consecutive primary victory. The billionaire gained 46 percent of the vote and walked away with 12 more delegates. Sen. Marco Rubio had 24 percent and got five…


We live in a GOP world that blames Hillary Clinton

November 6, 2014

The Republican Party controls the state legislative chambers in most states. According to National Review Online, the GOP wave has left Democrats at their weakest point in state legislatures since the 1920s.. (Bottom line: 65 Republican,…


GOP turnout overwhelmed Crist

November 5, 2014

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Democrats’ plans to take down Republican Gov. Rick Scott — a hated figure on the left — were relatively straightforward: Run charismatic former Gov. Charlie Crist, and fire…


McCollum gets in a few licks, but Scott survives debate

August 2, 2010

Today’s Spanish-language debate between GOP governor candidates had a few jabs, but no knockout punches. Bill McCollum took a swipe at his opponent Rick Scott’s shady history with Columbia/HCA: “‘Rick, let’s get serious. You said you…

BP Disaster

News: Has BP disaster saved Crist?

June 21, 2010

The Daily Beast also reports: Once left for dead in his Senate campaign against Marco Rubio, Florida governor Charlie Crist has used the BP spill to show leadership and rise in the polls. …It would be…


Holly does well in fundraising

April 11, 2010

Attorney General candidate Holly Benson raised $241,696 in the first quarter, just $30,000 shy of her GOP opponent and reigning Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp. Not too bad for a Pensacola girl.…