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Hey, Watch This Seat For Me, Willya? The Long History Of The Shortest Congressional Tenures

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

With the death of longtime New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D), Republican Gov. Chris Christie has named someone to temporarily fill the seat until N...

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 ...

Shock Allegations In Florida Involve Charlie Crist Gay Rumors

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

A new charge emerged Tuesday from the swirling claims over former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's alleged homosexuality and desire to prevent scandal: th...

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...

Bitter Primaries Hurting GOP Chances In Key States

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Mutual admiration was the rule for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson's listening session at the University of South Florida. School pro...

No Tea Party Rebellion Brewing In Florida

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

Florida Rep. Connie Mack has a sizable lead in the state's Republican primary for Senate, and he's evenly matched against incumbent Democratic Sen. Bi...

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...

Florida GOP Candidate Defends Campaign Attacks

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.) has no regrets about character attacks on his Senate primary opponent, Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.), including charge...

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...

GOP Candidate's Lackluster Run Leaves Republicans Worried

Tampa Bay Times | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics

With an iconic name and access to Washington cash, U.S. Rep. Connie Mack looked like the great Republican hope when he entered Florida's U.S. Senate r...

George LeMieux: I'm No Charlie Crist

Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

Former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.), known as the political mastermind behind former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, is trying to distance himself fr...

Former GOP Senator Uses 'Charlie Sheen' To Dupe Republican Rival

Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.) got the best of his primary opponent on April Fool's Day, when his campaign sent out an email announcing an unflat...

GOP Senate Candidate Dogged By Past Brawls

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — It's five months before Florida's Senate Republican primary, but the race is already getting personal, with former Sen. Geor...

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, ...

GOP Senate Candidate Slams 'Obamacare'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.), has added his name to an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit against President Barack Obama's health care plan, th...

Christina Wilkie

Lemieux Backed Candidate With Gaddafi Ties

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. George Lemieux (R-Fla.) hosted a fundraiser this spring for a terrorism expert seeking a $10 million contract with Col. Muam...

Jason Linkins

Rick Scott's Unpopularity Fuels Speculation That Dems May Put Faith In Crist

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics

Is it way too soon to start speculating about the 2014 midterm elections? Yes. But in Florida, where glabrous grifter Gov. Rick Scott recently hit a 29 percent approval rating nadir, Democrats are already excitedly talking about turning him out.

Declare a Jobs Emergency on September 15!

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Bottari

Job cuts sometimes have a way of sneaking up on you -- a few teachers here, a police officer there and a fire department that may not be open when you...

This August, Will Voters Remember that the GOP Puts Politics Before Policy?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

After nearly two years of stonewalling, the GOP's record of actual governance is a near zero. Every piece of major legislation has seen them block-vote "no" without any regard to the public service that these bills address.

Senate's Next Top Model: The Obstructionist GOP Edition (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From health care reform to the confirmation of countless Obama administration appointees, Republican members of the United States Senate have been on ...

GOP Raised Wall Street Cash During Obama's Cooper Union Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From HuffPost Hill newsletter: HuffPost's Arthur Delaney from the front lines of our Republic's slow rot: While President Obama begged Wall Street t...

Republicans Begin Strategic Retreat on Bill to Hold Wall Street Accountable

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Republicans are acting like they are now in "negotiations" over what could be a "bi-partisan" bill. In fact they are being forced to retreat by public opinion that is demanding to hold the Wall Street Banks accountable.

Shahien Nasiripour

Senate Approves New Curbs On Rating Agencies, Though One Provision Overlooked

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While the much-maligned credit rating agencies lost some power today after the Senate approved two measures pushing the government into the ratings bu...

Arturo Valenzuela Confirmed as Asst. Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

After a long, messy battle between Senator Jim DeMint and the Obama administration, Senator DeMint removed his holds on two key administration appointees.

US - Brazil Relations Desafinado

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Christmas season marks the 50th anniversary of Brasilia, the futuristic capital city designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, and magazines and online media are celebrating the event.