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Florida Senate Race

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, ...

Mack to Hannity: "I Am Going To Run"

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 01.29.2012 | Miami

SARASOTA, Fla. — Republican Congressman Connie Mack IV has announced he's entering the U.S. Senate race. Mack said Monday night that he hopes t...

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.

Florida Election Results: Marco Rubio Defeats Charlie Crist, Kendrick Meek In 2010 Senate Race

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Tea party favorite Marco Rubio capped his dramatic rise with an easy win Tuesday over Gov. Charlie Crist and U.S. Rep. Kend...

Marco Rubio Defeats Charlie Crist, Kendrick Meek In Florida Senate Race

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Tea party favorite Marco Rubio capped his dramatic rise with an easy win Tuesday over Gov. Charlie Crist and U.S. Rep. Kend...

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)

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Charlie Crist Comes Under Fire For Pulling Party Switch

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Independent candidate Charlie Crist was taken to task during the final U.S. Senate debate Tuesday for his answers on leaving...

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 ...

Florida Senate Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Florida Senator? Republican Mario Rubio and Independent Charlie Crist face off against Democrat Kendrick Meek on Nov. 2. Think y...

SNUBBED: Robert Kennedy Jr. Endorses Charlie Crist Instead Of Democrat

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — A member of the Kennedy clan said Wednesday that Democratic Congressman Kendrick Meek cannot win the Florida Senate race...

FL-Sen: 50% Rubio (R), 25% Crist (I), 19% Meek (D) (Rasmussen 10/7)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/7/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Florida 2010 Senate 50% Rubio (R), 25% Crist (I...