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PS Podcast: Rick Wilson on 2016 GOP presidential field

PS Podcast: Rick Wilson on 2016 GOP presidential field

Yesterday on "Pensacola Speaks," we talked with Rick Wilson, founder of Intrepid Media, about his thoughts on the GOP presidential field. Wilson mentioned how impressed he was with Sen. Marco Rubio's speech yesterday at Council on Foreign Relations. Rubio argued that the United States must [...]

New poll gives Rubio slight lead over Bush, but all GOP hopefuls trail Clinton

New poll gives Rubio slight lead over Bush, but all GOP hopefuls trail Clinton

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida wins the support of 15 percent of Republican primary voters and runs best against Democrat Hillary Clinton, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. The former secretary of state tops the Democratic field with 60 percent and leads top [...]

PS Today: Rick Wilson and Kevin Cate on Clinton and Rubio

PS Today:  Rick Wilson and Kevin Cate on Clinton and Rubio

Yesterday, former Secretary of State, U.S. Senator and First Lady Hillary Clinton announced that she will be seeking the Democratic presidential nomination. This afternoon, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will announce his campaign for the GOP nomination. On Pensacola Speaks, we will have two of the [...]

New poll gives Bush and Rubio boosts

New poll gives Bush and Rubio boosts

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With voters pointing to concerns about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's honesty, former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio have gained ground on the Democrat in the presidential race in Florida, according to a poll released [...]

Bondi early favorite for U.S. Senate in 2016

Bondi early favorite for U.S. Senate in 2016

GOP insiders keep telling me that Marco Rubio will run for president and forego an second term in the U.S. Senate. If he does, then how does it impact Florida politics? On Pensacola Speaks, Peter Schorsch of SaintPetersblog.com said, "I think Marco ends up losing nobly in the Presidential race [...]

Viewpoint: Rick Scott could seize Marco Rubio’s Senate seat

Viewpoint: Rick Scott could seize Marco Rubio’s Senate seat

By Peter Schorsch, ContextFlorida Despite his impending book tour with its planned trips to Iowa and Nevada, an increasing number of signs point to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio forgoing a full-scale presidential run, seeking re-election in 2016 and running for Florida governor in 2018. In early [...]

Weekend buzz: Dollar General, Touart fallout, another big check for UWF, Jeb favored

Weekend buzz: Dollar General, Touart fallout, another big check for UWF, Jeb favored

Dollar General/Cordova Park area Based on emails posted on the Facebook page-“No to Dollar General at the Corner of Summit and Spanish Trail!!!”- the rezoning proposal for the site for the store will not come before the Pensacola City Council until March 27. This means the issue will have [...]

Crist issues statement on Rubio signing up for Obamacare

Crist issues statement on Rubio signing up for Obamacare

From former Gov. Charlie Crist (current Democratic candidate for Florida governor) about Senator Marco Rubio’s decision to shop for and purchase health care for his family through one of the health care exchanges created by Obamacare. On Marco Rubio’s Obamacare Endorsement Senator [...]

Rubio hits all the hot topics: Obamacare, education and college debt

Rubio hits all the hot topics: Obamacare, education and college debt

By Jesse Farthing U.S. Senator Marco Rubio expressed his desire to repeal the Affordable Care Act today during a roundtable meeting with local business owners, though he did admit that America has a health care problem. Rubio did not elaborate on how he plans to go forward with his plan to [...]

Rubio in town today

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will be in Pensacola today to discuss Obamacara. The visit is part of his tour, which Saint Peter's Blog describes as a "redemption tour." Rubio is appearing before friendly, pro-business crowds tell them about the "dangers" of Obamacare. He was in Gainesville Monday, [...]

See Marco Rubio’s Spotify Playlist

See Marco Rubio’s Spotify Playlist

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has released his Spotify playlist. The 16 tracks include Foster The People's Pumped Up Kicks, U2's Where The Streets Have No Name and One Tree Hill, and Good Feeling by Flo Rida.

Poll: Hillary beats Jeb, Rubio and Ryan in 2016

Poll: Hillary beats Jeb, Rubio and Ryan in 2016

The newest national poll by Public Policy Polling shows Hillary Clinton with a wide lead both among Democratic primary voters and against most of the big Republican names thought to be top contenders for their party's presidential nomination in 2016. Fifty-seven percent of Democrats want Clinton [...]

Rubio explains why he voted against fiscal cliff deal. Fails to mention because he wants to be prez

Rubio explains why he voted against fiscal cliff deal. Fails to mention because he wants to be prez

I got his email from U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL): Rick, The federal government has a spending problem. Simple math shows it to be the root cause of our nation's fiscal crisis. Yet when it came time to present a bill to address this crisis, not a single spending cut was included in the [...]

Sarah Zieman Martinez headed to D.C.

Sarah Zieman Martinez headed to D.C.

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has announced that Alberto Martinez, who headed Romney's campaign in Florida and worked for Rubio in the state legislature, is joining his staff as Deputy Chief of Staff and Brooke Sammon as Deputy Press Secretary. "I'm proud to welcome Albert and Brooke to our team [...]

Mitt’s Pensacola Party

Mitt’s Pensacola Party

Having waited hours for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the full house at the Pensacola Bay Center was dancing in the aisles. Literally, to a house band called Mass Confusion that had already torn apart Bruce Springsteen’s “Glory Days” and was doing the same to Joan Jett’s [...]

Romneyland

Romneyland

After descending from the upper level of the Pensacola Bay Center, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took a moment for a group hug with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and senate hopeful Rep. Connie Mack IV (R-Fla.). Ten thousand thunderous supporters had been worked into a frenzy and the [...]

The Angry Parade

The Angry Parade

It’s becoming a regular thing, the protest parades down Palafox. A few weeks ago, the organic outcries were somewhat warm and fuzzy with a snare drum a punkish smiles. But lately, the parades are mostly labor leaders corralling an increasingly tense contingent of Occupy Pensacola. Thursday, it [...]

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