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  • Teresa Jacobs visits News 13’s ‘Political Connections’

     
    "Political Connections" also uses Politifact's Truth-O-Meter to gauge statements by Gov. Rick Scott, former Sen. George LeMieux and Karen Harrington, the GOP challenger to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in South Florida....
  • New Commissioner John Martinez talks to ‘Political Connections’

     
    In the slot for "Central Florida Spotlight," WFTV-Channel 9 will repeat "9 Family Connection Special: Central Florida Cares." You can catch it at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Anchors Bob Opsahl and Martie Salt host the program. The special looks at how Central...
  • Still no active Latinos in historic Orange Hispanic district race

     
    There's still plenty of time, but so far no Hispanic candidates are running aggressive campaigns for a seat that a Latino has held most of the last two decades on the Orange County Commission. In fact the Latino lineup has been fading away or downright...
  • Romney names National Hispanic Steering Committee

     
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has released the names of a 28-member National Hispanic Steering Committee that includes prominent Latinos from all over the country and Puerto Rico. Central Floridians on the list are former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez,...
  • GOP US senate candidate LeMieux joins amicus challenging national health care law

     
    GOP U.S. Senate candidate — and former U.S. senator — George LeMieux has joined a legal challenge against the individual health-care mandate in the national health care reform act that critics like to call “ObamaCare.” LeMieux...
  • George LeMieux launches blistering “Half Mack” radio ad in GOP US Senate race

     
    Calling his opponent U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV “the half-Mack… also known as the ‘Charlie Sheen' of Florida politics,” George LeMieux is launching a blistering radio ad today in the Florida U.S. Senate GOP primary race. Citing...
  • Author and Operation Pedro Pan Child coming to Orlando

     
    Between 1960 and 1962 Operation Pedro Pan airlifted 14,000 children out of Cuba to Miami, including Carlos Eire who was just 11 years old when separated from his home and family by the Cuban revolution.  Eire will tell his stunning, evocative, and...
  • U.S. Senate candiate LeMieux to address Lake GOP dinner

     
    GOP U.S. Senate candidate George LeMieux will be the Lake County Lincoln Day dinner speaker Friday in Howey-In-The-Hills. The dinner is an annual fundraiser event of the Lake County Republican Executive Committee. It will be held at the Mission Inn...
  • Rubio wants donors’ help to ‘Reclaim America’

     
    Freshman U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has made all the obligatory noises about wanting to keep a low profile while he learns the ways of the World's Largest Deliberative Body and has repeatedly — and emphatically — insisted he has no ambition to be...
  • LeMieux’s oppo research dings Hasner

     
    The U.S. Senate primary race between George LeMieux and Adam Hasner has always had potential — Hasner, the former legislator who's courting the tea party a la Marco Rubio in 2010, has sought to depict LeMieux as the second coming of Charlie Crist,...
  • CPAC-Florida conference schedule released for 9/23 conservativefest

     
    Ten presidential candidates, four U.S. Senate candidates in Florida, several governors and enough conservative talkers to fill a convention center — almost all Republicans or further right — pack the schedule released today for the...
  • Former steakhouse CEO ready for Senate run?

     
    WASHINGTON — It’s looking increasingly likely that Craig Miller, a former CEO of Ruth’s Chris Steak House, will jump into Florida’s U.S. Senate race — just months after taking third in a three-way Republican primary for U.S....