Articles in Category: 'Mel Martinez'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 19, 2010 (All day)

GOP attorney general candidate Pam Bondi is holding a fundraiser in DC with two of the big-name Florida Republicans behind her. Make that one name in two

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 1, 2011 12:18 PM
 

While U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will not be speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) later in February, two of his fellow Sunshine State Republicans will be addressing the event.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 20, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Three U.S. senators announced in recent days that they plan to retire in 2012 instead of seeking another term. But Florida Democrat Bill Nelson shows no signs of joining his three colleagues -- Kent Conrad, D-N.D., Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: January 6, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Sen. Marco Rubio officially has a new job and a whole lot of ambition to go with it.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Incoming Gov. Rick Scott continues his “inaugural appreciation” tour of the state with a whirlwind trip across Florida Wednesday.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 31, 2010 3:55 AM
 

Parade magazine will run an interview on Sunday with former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough, the Republican who represented the Panhandle for six years in Congress before turning cable news host.

In the interview, Scarborough played down talk that he would join New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on an independent presidential ticket in 2012, but said it was possible he could make a political comeback.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While the jury may be out on whether U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan will enter what could be an increasingly crowded Republican primary field to take on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in 2012, the Florida congressman has raised his profile significantly in recent weeks.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 
While some Republican governors have hinted that they would reject federal funds for transportation projects, Rick Scott has not stated that he would turn down more than $2 billion to help with high-speed rail projects.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 21, 2010 4:05 AM
 

For the first time in recent memory, two chambers of commerce in Martin County welcomed a United States senator to address their members.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 20, 2010 4:05 AM

While he is not running in 2010, U.S. Sen. George LeMieux is already the subject of whispers that he will run against U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in 2012 -- and history may not be against him as much as it is other politicians appointed to the Senate and looking to win elections.

 
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