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  • Weldon picks up another newspaper endorsement

     
    U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV may have Florida's Republican U.S. Senate nomination all locked up — according to the polls, at least — but he's still having trouble convincing opinion makers and others that he's the best candidate in the field....
  • More Q Poll: Nelson posts 7 point lead over Mack in U.S. Senate race; Scott still unpopular

     
    The latest Florida poll from Quinnipiac University shows Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson holding a 47-40 lead over likely Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV. Mack leads among independent voters 43-40, according to the poll, which...
  • Wednesday Morning reads: Ed Commish Resigns and Insurance Commish Travels

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * Gerard Robinson steps down as Education Commissioner, the Orlando Sentinel reports. * The Sun-Sentinel examines the problem of Oxy Express babies....
  • Let the debate over U.S. Senate debates begin

     
    You knew this was coming: now that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV are their parties' official nominees for the Senate, they've started arguing about where and when to debate each other. Read Scott Powers' story here....
  • Connie Mack gets speaking assignment at GOP convention

     
    U.S. Senate candidate U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV of Fort Myers has been selected to be a speaker at the Republican National Convention that starts in 10 days  in Tampa. Mack, a four-term Congressman from Fort Myers who is taking on Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Food, Mars and Adam Hollingsworth

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A happy (and rainy) Monday morning to you from Tallahassee. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning in Florida politics and government. * The Sun-Sentinel reports that historic droughts in the midwest this year will mean...
  • College Park candidates forum tonight includes School Board

     
    The College Park Neighborhood Association is hosting a candidates' forum tonight that will likely be District 6 residents' last chance to hear from all three School Board candidates competing in their area. Those candidates — incumbent Nancy...
  • Weldon, family, spending last few days before primary worrying about troubled daughter, grandchild

     
    The Tampa Bay Times political blog is reporting a sad story involving the family of Dave Weldon, the former Congressman from Indialantic who's heading into the final weekend of campaigning for the Republican nomination to run for U. S. Senate. He and...
  • Unretired boomers very scared about economic security; AARP poll says their anxiety will show in election choices

     
    A new survey from the AARP shows that people of a certain age — working Baby Boomers of 50-64 and retirees over 50 — are very worried about the economy, Social Security and Medicare, and are likely to vote that way. The working Baby Boomers...
  • AARP: Boomers worry they won’t be able to afford to retire

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — More than half of Florida voters age 50 to 64 fear they’ll never be able to retire, according to an AARP survey released on Wednesday. The survey results in Florida as well as other states...
  • League of Conservation Voters endorses Nelson

     
    The League of Conservation Voters announced it has endorsed Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson for re-election, saying he earned a perfect 100 percent in the group's legislative scorecard. The group said Nelson's opponent, Republican U.S. Rep. Connie Mack...