Articles in Category: 'Ron Klein'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 31, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World opened in 1971 -- making it a fitting place for the Florida Democratic Party to meet this past weekend.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 17, 2011 3:55 AM
 

While many pundits believe that U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan has no interest in jumping into the Republican primary field to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in 2012, the congressman has left the door open -- and has taken to the airwaves to opine on the leading issues of the day.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 1, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Democrats aren't wasting any time getting back in the game. Republicans gave them such a shellacking at the polls in November that they're looking to rebound big in 2012 -- starting as early as right now and targeting 19 Republican U.S. House incumbents they believe are vulnerable, including two in Florida.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 20, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With a new Congress convening in January, committee assignments are starting to come in for the six new Republican members of the Florida delegation. The freshmen from the Sunshine State will be sitting on a number of important committees as the Republicans take control from the Democrats.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 17, 2010 7:30 AM

After stalling in the afternoon, the U.S. House voted just after midnight Friday to extend tax cuts initially backed by George W. Bush in 2001 and 2003 for all Americans. The bill, which also extends jobless benefits, now moves to President Barack Obama’s desk.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 9, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Newly elected Rep. Allen West says he wants to join the Congressional Black Caucus. So far, the Republican has not been warmly embraced.
 
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By: David Royse News Service of Florida | Posted: November 6, 2010 4:05 AM

A red tide swept over Florida and most of the nation this week as Republicans romped in an Election Day repudiation of Washington that trickled down to Tallahassee, leaving Democrats singing the blues.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 3, 2010 1:20 AM
 
In a rematch from 2008, Allen West knocked out U.S. Rep. Ron Klein to return South Florida's 22nd Congressional District to Republican control. Tuesday's vote was almost an exact reversal of the tally two years ago.
 
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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: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 1, 2010 4:05 AM
 
In the tight 22nd Congressional District race between U.S. Rep. Ron Klein and Republican challenger Allen West, the National Education Association is looking to be the difference-maker for the incumbent.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With news emerging Thursday that he would appear on the cover of Time magazine, former House Speaker Marco Rubio, the Republican and leading candidate in the race for the U.S. Senate, continued reaching out to voters in North Florida. He attended events in the Panhandle on Wednesday and headed to Orange Park, Lake City and Ocala on Thursday. Rubio will focus on Central Florida during the weekend …
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 27, 2010 2:30 PM

With less than a week remaining until the election, prominent national conservatives -- including Sarah Palin, Ralph Reed and Newt Gingrich -- are taking center stage in Florida, trying to turn out the vote for Republican candidates.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Mired in third place in the polls, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kendrick Meek unleashed a new line of attack against Republican Marco Rubio who is the clear front-runner in the race.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 22, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly and the Eagle Forum PAC have endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott, in the hope that he can "keep this state prosperous."

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 21, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Republican Allen West narrowly leads U.S. Rep. Ron Klein in a bruising battle for South Florida's 22nd Congressional District, a new Sunshine State News Poll shows.
 
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In an onslaught of last-minute political spending, conservative political action committees tied to Republican strategist Karl Rove have paid out more than $2 million in the past three weeks to boost Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio.

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 19, 2010 4:05 AM
 
U.S. Rep. Ron Klein and Republican challenger Allen West got a chance to clarify their records and positions during a live, web-streamed debate Monday morning. WPTV Channel 5 hosted the debate and reporters from the Palm Beach Post and the Palm Beach Daily News asked the questions.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 7, 2010 4:05 AM
 

A new Gallup poll shatters the conventional wisdom that Democratic congressional candidates can be rescued with high voter turnout this fall.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Who knew Sarah Palin and Nancy Pelosi had so much in common? As partisan politicians who shore up their respective party bases, the former Alaska governor and the U.S. House speaker are mirror images -- in reverse.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: September 22, 2010 4:05 AM
 

The Ron Klein-Allen West congressional contest took another nasty turn with the dissemination of a lien supposedly against West's house bearing West's Social Security number.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: September 11, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With all 25 congressional seats up for election this fall, Florida Democrats may be in an uphill fight to hold onto the 10 districts they have, a Sunshine State News Poll finds.
 
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