Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Professor Susan MacManus discusses how Hurricane Sandy will affect election, voting

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took a few days off of the campaign trail as a result of Hurricane Sandy’s trek across the Northeast. Both candidates have been using other politicians as representatives in their absence and have planned to get back to campaigning this week to visit crucial areas.

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In the News: Florida District 3, smuggling in South Florida, Police pension reform, Superstorm Sandy, campaigns resuming

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 11:21 am

At forum, candidates for 3rd Congressional District discuss airport, debt, special interests |  – Candidates for U.S. Congressional District 3 participated in a forum at Santa Fe College Monday. One of the major differences separating Democrat J.R. Gaillot, Republican Ted […]

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In the News: economy looks up, Giants sweep Series, hurricane poses political threat, states’ failed oversight

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 9:37 am

Personal Spending, Income Up In September – The Commerce Department reported today that consumer spending went up 0.8 percent in September, the best showing since February. September’s consumer spending, which followed a 0.5 percent August gain, is significant because it […]

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In the News: Florida ethics panel, Colorado confession, presidential candidates in Florida, P&G board member sentence, Romney closing Friday

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 1:33 pm

Florida ethics panel confirms Rivera accusations – Wednesday the Florida Ethics Commission found probably cause that Rep. David Rivera, a candidate in a re-election race, committed 11 ethics law violations while he was in position as a state legislator. CBS […]

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In the News: Florida Amendment 4, Bogus letters, Charter schools, Foreign policy debate, TSA theft

By on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 23, 2012 at 10:12 am

Not many are familiar with page-long Amendment 4 – Florida voters will decide on Amendment 4, a state constitutional amendment opponents say could shift a greater property tax burden to existing homeowners. Supporter say first-time homebuyers, businesses and snowbirds would […]

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In the News: Golden Globes, presidential debate, Merrill Lynch, Disney parks, Armstrong steps down

By on October 17th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:38 am

Golden Globes will reunite BFFs Tina Fey and Amy Poehler – Comedians Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will co-host the 70th annual Golden Globes on Jan. 13. The partnership goes back to “Saturday Night Live.” The Los Angeles Times Stakes […]

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Presidential town hall debate to test both candidates

By on October 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:31 pm

The second presidential debate is expected to be an even matchup, according to UF professor Ronald Carpenter.

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In the News: New election polls, Cuba ends visa requirement, Paul Ryan speaking in Ocala, meningitis

By on October 16th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:42 am

Poll: Hispanics in Florida favor President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, 61-31 – Hispanics in Florida are overwhelmingly supportive of President Obama and his immigration policies, according to a poll conducted by Latino Decisions for America’s Voice. The Miami Herald […]

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In the News: Ocala meningitis, higher education proposals, Obama leads Romney among Hispanics, Americans win Nobel Prize, HPV vaccine doesn’t affect sexual behavior

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:45 am

Florida’s fungal meningitis outbreak so far is centered on Ocala area – Two more cases of a rare fungal meningitis were confirmed in two women Friday at the Marion County Pain Management Center. All nine confirmed meningitis cases — including two […]

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Policy think tank CEO says Romney-Ryan budget could cost Floridians

By on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: October 11, 2012 at 3:23 pm

A report from the Center for American Progress Action Fund said the proposed Romney-Ryan budget could cost Floridians millions of dollars in benefits they already receive.

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