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By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott campaigns battle over the ‘fan’ regularly

The bizarre reaction over the fan at the Florida gubernatorial debate Wednesday night and the subsequent #fangate hashtag has done little more than distract from the actual debate and issues in Florida. The former More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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New Gallup survey: Economy, jobs are top issues for votes, GOP getting the edge

A pair of new surveys from Gallup show what’s important for voters and who they feel may have the edge heading into the 2014 midterm elections. “The Republicans in Congress hold significant leads over More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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New Poll: Rick Scott, Charlie Crist ‘tied,’ Adrian Wyllie still excluded from debate

The “GOP leaning” 0ptimus firm released their latest Florida governor’s race poll and it was likely great news for Libertarian Adrian Wyllie, yet didn’t yield the results his campaign was More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Nancy Pelosi resorts to fearmongering over GOP winning Senate, ‘Fear is a motivator’

It will be the end of “cCivilization as we know it” if Republicans take control of the Senate says Nancy Pelosi while looking ahead to the 2014 elections. “It looks like, actually, Republicans are More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Pennsylvania Gov Tom Corbett left out of Labor Day parade, set to lose in November

The city of Pittsburgh hosted its annual Labor Day parade today, but this year the state’s most high profile political figure has been left off the guest list. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett was not even More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Libertarian Ray Netherwood eyes Trey Radel’s Florida seat, ‘I see both sides’

Trey Radel may have brought more disgrace to Congress, but a Libertarian candidate in Florida is turning heads with his brash message appealing to both sides of the political aisle. Ray Netherwood is in a wide open More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Eric Cantor loses to David Brat in primary, Lindsey Graham holds on

House of Representatives veteran Eric Cantor lost in the Republican primary sending shockwaves across the political landscape Tuesday. Senator Lindsey Graham survived a crowded group of challengers in South Carolina More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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New poll: Lucas Overby, David Jolly race tightening for Florida House seat

A new poll shows Republican David Jolly ahead of his only contender, Libertarian Lucas Overby, at 17%, with nearly one in four voters undecided in the race for Florida’s District 13 Congressional seat. Libertarian More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Bashar al-Assad wins re-election victory, 3 dead on riots that followed

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will maintain his position as president, according to the results of a landslide vote. Assad won the election with 88.7 percent of votes; however, opponents criticize the circumstances More...

By Brian Cole On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Lucas Overby to be lone challenger to David Jolly as Democrat drops out of race

Due to an unforeseen set of circumstances in the last two days, Libertarian Congressional Candidate Lucas Overby, who had originally intended to wait until 2016 to run for the Congressional District 13 (CD–13) More...

By Brian Cole On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Libertarian Adrian Wyllie confirmed for Florida gubernatorial debate

Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Adrian Wyllie scored a major victory on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 29, as he secured an official invitation to the state of Florida’s biggest gubernatorial debate. photo/Wyllieforgovernor.com The More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Rev James Meeks explains why he’s supporting GOP candidate Bruce Rauner

Many may assume the black man, especially from Chicago, is an automatic supporter of the Democratic Party. Reverend James Meeks has even spoken alongside Rev. Jesse Jackson and Democratic leaders in the state, but More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Mitch McConnell predicts GOP incumbents will ‘crush’ Tea Party opponents

The estabishment Republicans are doubling down on their efforts to defeat the Tea Party candidates in 2014 as Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell offers an intense prediction in a new interview according the NY Times. Photo/Congressional More...

By Guest Author On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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Why a third party vote is not a wasted vote

 It is a statement that illustrates the level of brainwashing that has afflicted an unfortunate number of longtime GOP and Democratic Party supporters. “A vote for anyone other than (insert their respective candidate More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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GOP challenger Steve Stockman targets John Cornyn on debt ceiling vote

The Senate vote to raise the debt ceiling has created a firestorm in the GOP. Ted Cruz pushed for a filibuster which raised the required votes needed to pass the bill from 51 to 60. This step created deeper division More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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GOP consultant says Libertarian won debate in ’15 minutes of fame’

Just days after bashing the Tampa Tribune on their coverage of the Florida special election debate for the House of Representatives, District 13, The Dispatch discovered a GOP consultant (Chris Ingram) has a separate “Other More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Former ‘American Idol’ Clay Aiken announces run for Congress

Former American Idol star Clay Aiken announced Wednesday that he is seeking election to Congress in his native North Carolina. screenshot NBC Today Show Aiken announced he would seek the Democratic nomination for More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Grading Alex Sink, David Jolly and Lucas Overby debate: The Tampa Tribune loses in a big way

Florida voters should be thanking Bay News 9 and the other supporters of Monday’s debate between the candidates vying for the House seat vacated by the late Bill Young. Two parties? No, the Libertarian was present More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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John McCain endorses David Jolly for Florida House seat

Florida Special Election: Republican congressional candidate David Jolly won the endorsement of US Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., on Wednesday. Caricature by donkeyhotey, donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Jolly is facing More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Florida House candidate Joshua Black calls for President Obama’s hanging

A Pinellas County candidate for the Florida House of Representatives has called for the hanging of President Obama. “I’m past impeachment,” Joshua Black wrote on Twitter, according to a Tampa Bay More...


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