Articles in Category: 'Lori Edwards'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 6, 2011 3:55 AM
 
Dennis Ross was sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday, becoming the ninth person to represent Florida’s 12th Congressional District. And looking at the veteran staff he's recruited, he begins with considerable style.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 3, 2010 1:38 AM

While there were some dramatic races in the Sunshine State, including some pivotal victories that helped Republicans take control of the U.S. House, most of the state’s congressional races were not particularly close.

 
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By: David Royse News Service of Florida | Posted: November 2, 2010 8:05 AM
Overshadowed by a razor-tight governor’s race and a three-way contest for an open U.S. Senate seat, several Florida congressional races are being eyed closely by national political watchers for having the potential to determine who controls Congress.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 9, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Former Rep. Dennis Ross, the Republican candidate looking to take the congressional seat U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam is vacating, called on his Democratic opponent Lori Edwards Wednesday to resign as Polk County supervisor of elections.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 24, 2010 11:54 PM

While the close battle for the Republican gubernatorial nomination and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek’s demolishing of Jeff Greene for the Democratic nomination in the U.S. Senate election won the headlines, there were a number of dramatic contests in congressional primaries across Florida on Tuesday.

 
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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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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: June 2, 2010 4:54 PM
With U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam vacating his congressional seat to run for commissioner of agriculture and consumer services, a three-way race is shaping up as a serious challenger to the Democrats and Republicans has emerged on the Tea Party line.

The 12th Congressional District contains most of Polk County but also portions of Osceola County as well as the eastern part of Hillsborough County. Bartow, Brandon, Lakeland, Plant City and Winter Haven all fall in the district.
 
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