Tag Archives: Republican Party

Lopez-Cantera ‘Strongly Considering’ Senate Bid

By on May 18th, 2015 | Last updated: May 18, 2015 at 12:58 pm

Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera publicly confirmed Saturday that he is considering running for U.S. Senate in 2016. He announced his possible candidacy at the executive board meeting during the Republican Party of Florida’s quarterly meeting at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.

Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rubio Announces Presidential Bid In Miami To Mixed Local Response

By on April 15th, 2015 | Last updated: April 16, 2015 at 4:02 pm

On Monday, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio announced his bid for presidency in 2016. The event at Freedom Tower in Miami was attended by eager supporters as well as peaceful protestors.

Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

In The News: Spokesman leaves GOP, Gov. Rick Scott budget plan, Gainesville park plan, Bus driver shooting

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:12 pm

After dodging dog questions, Republican communications director returns to private sector – Brian Burgess, the combative communications director for the Republican Party of Florida, left the state GOP after he failed to answer questions about a Labrador retriever that was […]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Republican National Convention still important despite major changes

By on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:02 pm

Despite changes in the RNC, experts say it is still important in terms of the success of the Republican Party.

Florida, National, Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

St. Augustine holds rally for Republican presidential nominee Romney

By on August 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Presidential nominee Mitt Romney fired up a crowd of Northeast Florida supporters with promises of less government and more jobs. Romney made his comments today at a rally at Flagler College in St. Augustine. WJCT’ s Cyd Hoskinson has more.

Politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Race for the White House takes a new turn

By on August 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm

Over the weekend, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced his running mate: Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with University of South Florida political science professor, Susan McManus, about the new candidate for vice president and what it means for […]

In the News, National, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rick Santorum drops out of the GOP presidential race

By on April 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:32 pm

Rick Santorum suspended his campaign this afternoon, which has added a lot of questions about the future of the GOP presidential race. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports how organizations affiliated with the Republican Party are preparing for the transition out […]

National, Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Underwriting Payments