Articles in Category: 'John Peyton'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 15, 2011 3:55 AM
 

While the RNC met in Washington Friday to determine who would be its next leader and the RPOF convenes this weekend in Orlando to determine who will replace outgoing chairman Sen. John Thrasher of Jacksonville, former Gov. Jeb Bush kicked off the Hispanic Action Network to help the GOP reach out to those voters.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 15, 2010 4:05 AM
With most of Florida still recovering from the 2010 election cycle, Jacksonville turns its attention to the battle shaping up to see who will be the Bold New City of the South’s next mayor.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While he may be an icon among Florida Democrats, former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham blasted the Obama administration on Wednesday for agreeing to expand offshore drilling in March, before the oil spill in the Gulf. Currently serving as co-chairman of the National Commission on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, Graham said the president should have consulted with federal environmental officials before agreeing to expand drilling …

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 2, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee continues to ramp up his operations in Florida. Huckabee, who ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008 and is considering making another attempt in 2012, filed papers for his HuckPAC to work at the state and local level here in the Sunshine State. Huckabee, who moved to Florida from Arkansas, named Frank Tsamotales, a lobbyist and fund-raiser, to head up HuckPAC’s operations in the state ...

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 

The Republican Party of Palm Beach County hosted “Lobster Fest” on Thursday and a number of high-profile GOP candidates appeared to pitch their campaigns. Health care executive Rick Scott, running against Attorney General Bill McCollum for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, was in attendance. So were U.S. Rep.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: June 23, 2010 4:05 AM
 
The Florida Renewable Energy Producers Association will be holding a forum in Orlando on July 14 and 15 and have invited the major candidates for governor, the U.S. Senate and agriculture and consumer services commissioner. The Orange County League of Women Voters will moderate the forums for the candidates.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 27, 2010 1:54 PM
Florida politicians came out in droves for the opening of the new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport just north of Panama City, the first new international airport in the U.S. since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Gov. Charlie Crist, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, U.S. Rep. Alan Boyd and his rival for the Democratic nomination Sen.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 27, 2010 12:54 AM
 
Prominent business leaders are entering political races all across Florida, a reflection of voter discontent and continuing concern about the state’s poor economy and high unemployment rate.
 
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