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Marco Rubio Won't Discuss Climate Change At Florida Senate Debate

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Monday refused to acknowledge the effects of climate change on his home state, bolstering his denial of climate change by...

Marco Rubio Touts Endorsement From Anti-LGBT Leader

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) picked up the endorsement this week of a conservative leader who has opposed equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transge...

Marco Rubio Should Be Sued, Harry Reid Says

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators who run for president generally spend a lot of time away from their day jobs traveling around the country asking for a promotio...

Marco Rubio May Decide He Wants To Run For Re-Election After All

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Wednesday left the door open to a last-minute re-election bid after repeatedly saying he would not run agai...

GOP Senate Hopeful Not Ready To Back Donald Trump Yet

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics

Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.), who is running for Florida's open Senate seat, said Sunday that he's not sure whether he would support GOP front-runner Don...

Rep. Patrick Murphy Comes Out In Favor Of Iran Deal

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) on Monday came out in support of the nuclear deal with Iran, calling it "the toughest decision of my time in Congress." "...

Florida Rep. Announces Bid For Senate

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics

March 23 (Reuters) - Democratic Florida congressman Patrick Murphy said on Monday he would run in 2016 for the U.S. Senate seat held by Marco Rubio,...

Conservative Super PAC Targets Democrats With Multi-Million Dollar Ad Buy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Crossroads GPS, the conservative advocacy group backed by Karl Rove, launched a $4.2 million ad buy Thursday attacking Democratic Senate candidates in...

Connie Mack Rival Calls It Quits

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George LeMieux announced Wednesday that he is dropping out of the Florida GOP Senate race, citing a lack of funding and advantages of his ...

Florida Senate Candidate Nabs Big Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

The conservative non-profit FreedomWorks endorsed Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.) in his U.S. Senate bid on Tuesday. Mack is running for the GOP nomination ...

Candidate Declares State GOP Senate Primary Over, Declines Statewide Televised Debate

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

Months ahead of voting day, Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.) has effectively declared the Republican U.S. Senate primary over, declining an invitation to par...

Florida Senate Candidate's 'Aggressive' Side Comes Out

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.) didn't coast to his seat in the Senate. He was appointed by former Gov. Charlie Crist (R) -- an appointment for wh...

Herman Cain Makes His Second Endorsement For The Same Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain is endorsing former Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.) in Florida's U.S. Senate race. Cain made the endorse...

Connie Mack Ad Attacks Bill Nelson For Supporting Monkey Study In Stimulus Bill

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

In a new ad launched Wednesday, Florida Rep. Connie Mack (R) found a novel part of the 2009 stimulus package with which to attack incumbent Sen. Bill ...

Senate Candidate Campaigns On Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Connie Mack, (R-Fla.) on Thursday staged a petition drive at a Miami gas station aimed at pressuring President Barack Obama to approve the contro...

Mack Slams Rival As 'Juvenile' After Being Called 'The Charlie Sheen Of Florida Politics'

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Florida's GOP candidates for U.S. Senate are slinging all kinds of mud this week. Former Sen. George LeMieux cited court records detailing his rival, ...

Newsmax Gives Money, Fawning Coverage To Another Florida Politician

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

If Newsmax wants to be taken seriously as a news operation, it should be more transparent to its readers about its behind-the-scenes fundraising and donations -- or perhaps not make them in the first place and let its words speak for themselves.

RELEASED: Charlie Crist's Secret Voicemail To Opponent

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A voicemail from Charlie Crist to Kendrick Meek has surfaced, lending credence to a claim that the independent candidate for Florida's U.S. Senate sea...

FL-Sen: 42% Rubio (R), 31% Crist (i), 18% Meek (D) (YouGov 10/28)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-28/10; 826 likely voters Mode: Internet (YouGov) Florida 2010 Senate 42% Rubio (R), 31% Crist (i), 18% Meek (D) (chart) 2010 Governor...

Florida Senate: Campaign by Numbers

Michael Fertik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Fertik

From my stance as an online reputation expert, my advice for both the trailing candidates in the Florida Senate race is to better engage your audience online and pull out all your messaging guns.

FL-Sen: 42% Rubio (R), 35% Crist (i), 15% Meek (D) (Quinnipiac 10/24)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/18-24/10; 784 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (Quinnipiac release) Florida 2010 Senate 42% Rubio (R), 3...

Jason Linkins

Crist Warns Voters Of Sarah Palin, For Some Reason (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ah, poor Charlie Crist. Circa 2008, the Florida governor was a pretty big deal with legit aspirations to higher office. So, he sent his best crony, Ge...

FL-Sen: 40% Rubio (R), 33% Crist (i), 18% Meek (D) (Zogby 10/21)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Zogby, for Scripps Florida news outlets 10/18-21/10; 802 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (Naples Daily News article) F...

Blind Anger: Mr. Rubio, It's Not About You

Monique Zimmerman-Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Monique Zimmerman-Stein

Mr. Rubio -- it is not all about you. It's about us, We the People, and the people who come here to share in our freedoms.

FL-Sen: 41% Rubio (R), 26% Crist (i), 20% Meek (D) (Ipsos 10/19)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ipsos, for St. Petersburg Times/Miami Herald/Bay News 9 10/15-19/10; 577 likely voters, 4.1% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (Miami Herald ...