Senate candidate George LeMieux is set to fundraise at the Sarasota home of Jesse Biter on Wednesday. Biter, a well-connected Florida businessman, recently served as chairman of the Rick Santorum for President campaign. He has has also worked on campaigns for Mike Huckabee, Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota and Gov. Rick Scott.
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Former U.S Senate candidate Adam Hasner announced Wednesday he will run for the U.S. House of Representatives in the district currently represented by Rep. Allen West, who earlier announced that he will run for Rep. Tom Rooney’s seat, who in turn will run for reelection in another district.
In an exclusive interview with The Florida Independent, a former campaign staffer for congressional candidate Mike Yost say that the Jacksonville-based Republican squandered campaign funds on personal expenses, refused to listen to his campaign managers and still owes ex-staffers large sums of money.
While some news outlets reported over the weekend that immigration enforcement will be at the center of the 2012 election season, others say it will not play an important role during Florida’s upcoming 2012 legislative session.
GOP Senate candidate George LeMieux issued a statement today opposing a publicly funded, privately managed immigration detention center to built in South Florida.
This weekend’s Florida Tea Party Convention failed to draw many of the GOP candidates invited to participate: Out of the eight GOP presidential candidates, only Rick Santorum showed up to speak.
Rep. Connie Mack, R-Naples, will enter the Republican Senate primary, one of his advisers announced Wednesday.
The Florida Democratic Party launched today Rickpublicans.com, a fundraising website that targets state Republicans and what Democrats call GOP failures on education, quality of life, ethics and jobs over the last decade.
In a recent fundraising email, GOP U.S. Senate candidate Adam Hasner has taken up a new conservative meme that blames the government for anger over newly proposed fees on debit cards.