Articles in Category: 'Alex Diaz de la Portilla'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, named his leadership team Tuesday -- tapping Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton, as president pro tempore, while Sen. Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, was selected to serve as Republican leader.
 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: August 24, 2010 4:05 AM
 
For South Florida voters, who have a history of unintentionally voting for the wrong candidates, the Republican primary ballot in state Senate District 36 could prove to be a challenge.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 19, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Reports are out that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who now lives in Florida and has become increasingly active in Sunshine State politics despite placing fourth here in the 2008 Republican presidential primary, is expected to endorse Attorney General Bill McCollum in the GOP gubernatorial contest this weekend …

 
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Posted: July 31, 2010 4:05 AM
With Sen. Alex Diaz de la Portilla, R-Miami, leaving the Senate, voters in this Miami-Dade district will see a familiar name on the ballot -- his brother, Miguel. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, who has served on the Miami-Dade County Commission, has put together an impressive campaign so far -- raising almost $491,000 and spending more than $121,000.
 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: July 10, 2010 4:05 AM
The courts were in session in the busy week that was – and the Legislature will soon be, too.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 8, 2010 12:27 AM

The Republican Party of Florida released credit card records Friday containing more than $7 million in charges racked up by 31 Republicans -- not all of them household names, not all of them even party leaders.

Nevertheless, the release of such records would have been virtually unnecessary had Gov. Charlie Crist not vetoed a bill that would have allowed more transparency in fundraising and expenditures. The bill would have created so-called party affiliation committees through which expenditure reports by both Republicans and Democrats would have been more detailed.

 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: April 7, 2010 12:27 AM
THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 6, 2010….Gov. Charlie Crist defied the incoming legislative leaders of his own Republican Party by vetoing a measure Tuesday that would have given them unbridled control of millions of dollars in campaign cash.
 
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