On Monday, former Gov. Mitt Romney of Massachusetts, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, announced that Young Americans for Romney will be led by his son Craig. But there are heirs to other political dynasties as well on the leadership team of the new group -- including Jeb Bush Jr. and David Cardenas, the son of Al Cardenas, currently the chairman of the American Conservative Union (ACU) and formerly in charge of the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF).
Before the Supreme Court of the United States gutted much of the Arizona immigration law on Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., weighed in on the issue on an appearance on “Fox and Friends” on Fox News.
Attorney and veteran Ron DeSantis continues to reel in impressive endorsements as he runs for the Republican nomination for a new congressional district stretching from the suburbs of Jacksonville to Volusia County. On Monday, DeSantis announced that he had garnered the support of U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Ut, a tea party favorite who defeated longtime incumbent Robert Bennett in the 2010 Republican primary.
While the national media is focused on the looming U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding the federal health-care that President Barack Obama signed in 2010, the fate of another constitutional challenge should be decided this week--the case against the Arizona immigration law.
A new poll from Rasmussen Reports unveiled on Monday shows that a majority of Americans--55 percent--hope that the Court lets the Arizona law stand while 26 percent say they hope it is overturned. Almost a fifth of the voters surveyed--19 percent--remain on the fence.
Former state CFO Alex Sink, the Democrat who came up short against Rick Scott in the 2010 gubernatorial election, is going to bat for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson’s, D-FL, bid for a third term in the Senate. According to an email that she sent out to supporters over the weekend, Sink is sharing her email list with Nelson and intends to help his campaign.
Democrat incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is seeking a third term in November but he’s drawing fire from a conservative group which has launched a new ad against him.
On Friday, Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-Florida), unveiled a new ad slamming Nelson and tying to him President Barack Obama.
After Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, offered an address in Orlando to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) hammering President Barack Obama on the economy and immigration, his team called on a Republican state legislator to go bat for them.
State Sen. Anitere Flores, R-Miami, praised Romney after the speech and ripped into Obama on Thursday.
On Thursday, David Barton, an evangelical leader and conservative activist who has been very active on fighting for an increased role for religion in the public square, announced that he was backing former U.S. Rep. Dave Weldon for the Republican nomination to challenge Democrat incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.
Ron DeSantis, an attorney and veteran who is running in the Republican primary for a new congressional seat stretching from the outskirts of Jacksonville to Volusia County, continues to reel in impressive endorsements from GOP leaders. On Thursday, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam announced he was backing DeSantis.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., weighed in on Thursday over the firestorm which U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is facing as Congress continues to press him to release documents over the “Fast and Furious” operation.
Rubio took to Twitter and posted a simple message. “It's time for Eric Holder to resign,” he wrote.
Despite President Barack Obama invoking executive privilege to prevent Holder from releasing documents, the attorney general faces the possibility of having a contempt vote in the House against him.