Category Archives: Senate

Jan 12

Koch Bros. give Marco Rubio A+ for voting as he’s paid

Barely a year in office and he already excels at taking orders from his big donors. The astroturf group called Americans for Prosperity, aka the political tool of the right-wing Koch brothers, ranks Marco Rubio with four other US senators … Read More

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Apr 21

From the Inbox: Hasner Praises Plan to End Medicare, Fellow Republican Senate Candidates Do Nothing to Protect Seniors?

Medicare in Florida is in trouble. Likely Senate candidate Adam Hasner has shockingly endorsed a reckless plan to end Medicare as we know it and hand out tax cuts to billionaires and oil companies, and his would-be opponents, George LeMieux … Read More

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Apr 19

From the Inbox: Once Again, Mike Haridopolos’ Ethical Lapses Are Put on Display?

State Senate President and Republican Senate hopeful Mike Haridopolos continues to grab headlines for all the wrong reasons. In this morning’s St. Petersburg Times, the newspaper outlined a laundry list of Haridopolos’ unethical practices that have come to define his … Read More

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Mar 30

From the Inbox: From Senator Bill Nelson: President invokes Fla lawmaker’s plan for reducing U.S. reliance on foreign oil & President Obama’s Remarks on Energy

President Obama today invoked a plan by U.S. Sens. Bill Nelson and Robert Menendez as a means to reducing America’s reliance on foreign oil. In a speech unveiling a major new energy policy, Obama told an audience at Georgetown University … Read More

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Mar 08

Chutzpah: Let the Session Games Begin!

I’m not going to lie to you: it’s kind of nice that Duncan doesn’t have to go up to Tallahassee for what amounts to two months for the Florida Legislative Session, which starts today.  Of course, from a political and … Read More

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