Articles in Category: 'Mike Prendergast'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 9, 2012 3:55 AM
One of the basic tenets of American conservatism is that there are more important aspects to life than politics and government.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 9, 2011 9:00 AM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was an early backer of Marco Rubio’s ambitions to land in the U.S. Senate — and the once and perhaps future candidate for the Republican presidential nomination took aim at Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Tuesday.
 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: January 8, 2011 3:55 AM

Multimillionaire Gov. Rick Scott is taking a single penny for his gubernatorial salary, but he’s stocking his staff with people commanding six-figure salaries while promising to cut state spending as the state faces a $3.5 billion shortfall and 12 percent unemployment.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 21, 2010 12:37 PM
 

Incoming Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday named retired Army Col. Mike Prendergast as his chief of staff. Prendergast, a Republican who offered a spirited but ultimately unsuccessful challenge to Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, served as an aide to former U.S. Senator Bob Graham and as a legislative liaison in the Secretary of the Army's Office.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Surevying the poltical landscape, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee jumped in on Tuesday’s election results -- and set the stage for another possible presidential bid.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With Barack Obama winning more than 66 percent of the district in 2008 and Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor winning more than 70 percent of the vote that year, Republican Mike Prendergast, a retired Army officer and one time aide to U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, has his work cut out for him if he wants to knock off the incumbent.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 22, 2010 4:05 AM
 

After debating Democratic rival Alex Sink, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott headed Thursday to Lakeland where he attended the Florida Phosphate Committee of Continuous Existence’s annual conference. Scott’s running mate, Rep. Jennifer Carroll of Jacksonville, focused on the Tampa Bay region Thursday, attending events in Sarasota and Tampa ...

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 14, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Florida-based politicians will be keeping an eye on the Family Research Council’s presidential straw poll at the Value Voters Summit coming up this weekend in Washington. There’s a whopping 17 Republicans whose name will be featured in contention.

 
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Posted: July 17, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While she has spent more than $300,000 so far, Democratic congresswoman Kathy Castor posted impressive fund-raising numbers, bringing in more than $360,000 from individuals and more than $260,000 from PACs so far. As of June 30, she had more than $427,000 on hand.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 19, 2010 12:36 AM

A field of four Republicans and one Democrat are looking to challenge Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Castor in Florida’s 11th Congressional District. Stretching around most of Tampa Bay, including most of Tampa and parts of St. Petersburg and Bradenton, the district remains one of the more reliable Democratic districts in the state. Nevertheless, some Republicans are optimistic they will do better there come November.

 
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