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Rubio opening lead in Senate race

September 9, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Backed by growing support from independent voters, Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has opened a seven-point lead over Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy, according to a poll released Friday…

Politics State & National News

Rubio swings through Pensacola

August 29, 2016

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio made a campaign stop in Pensacola this afternoon and asked for his supporters to help get out the vote tomorrow. Rubio faces south Florida developer Carlos Beruff in the GOP primary. “It’s…

Escambia County Pensacola

Pensacola wrap up: week ending July 23

July 23, 2016

It was a relatively quiet week. BCC keeps gas tax The Escambia Board of County Commissioners were not pleased with City CFO Dick Barker’s bait-and-switch regarding the allocation of gas taxes. Barker never delivered the interlocal…

2016 Election

Pensacola Wrap Up: week ending June 25, 2016

June 25, 2016

The qualifying period is over. For Jeff Miller’s Congressional seat, we have eight GOP candidates and only one Democrat: Bydlak, Rebekah Johansen (REP) Dosev, Cris (REP) Evers, Greg (REP) Fairchild, Gary (REP) Frazier, Brian (REP) Gaetz,…


Buzz: Rubio will announce U.S. Senate run today

June 22, 2016

The Washington Post is reporting that Marco Rubio will announce that he is running for his U.S. Senate. The latest polls show he immediately becomes the favorite in the race. POLL: RUBIO COULD BE IN ‘DRIVER’S…


Buzz: Jolly tells CNN Rubio is running

June 17, 2016

This morning on CNN’s “New Day,” Congressman David Jolly said that Marco Rubio will be getting into the U.S. Senate race. Jolly plans to tell his constituents at noon whether he’ll stay in the Senate race…


Senate Prez wants Rubio to run for Senate post

June 1, 2016

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday he is urging Florida Republican Marco Rubio to seek another term as the GOP tries to maintain control of the Senate. McConnell’s comments on the MSNBC show…