Tag Archives: Republican

In the News: Bipartisan immigration deal, Scott widens degree challenge, Brazil nightclub fire, Gainesville food truck rally, Gatorade removes ingredient

By on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 11:13 am

Rubio, Senate ‘Gang of Eight’ unveil bipartisan immigration deal – A group of eight Democratic and Republicans senators, including Florida’s Marco Rubio, will officially release a wide-ranging immigration plan Monday that could give a pathway to citizenship, tighten border security [...]

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District 21 race pits two Florida natives, Keith Perry and Andrew Morey

By on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm

The District 21 state house race in Florida offers Republican incumbent Keith Perry and Democratic newcomer Andrew Morey. Both candidates have a Florida background and based their careers outside politics in Alachua County.

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Candidates campaign for Florida senate seat in Republican-heavy district

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm

Democrat Will Mazzota, a University of Florida student, and Republican Rob Bradley, a lawyer from Clay County are vying for the District 7 senate seat in the 2012 election. The majority of voters slated to vote in the Florida senate District 7 race are Republicans, but the candidates said they are both campaigning the best they can.

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Ann Romney stops at Gainesville BBQ

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2012 at 4:52 am

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, stopped at David’s Real Pit BBQ, 521 NE 23rd Ave., Thursday to speak to a limited crowd as part of a series of campaign stops through Florida.

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In the News: FBI reward, presidential debate, American Airlines, Facebook share, illegal immigrant, Florida justices

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2012 at 10:28 am

FBI offers $50,000 reward for terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, alleged co-conspirator with Tarek Mehanna – The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the capture of terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, who once lived in Mansfield, Mass., and [...]

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Herman Cain brings message to Gainesville

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:58 am

Former GOP candidate Herman Cain spoke at the University of Florida as part of a college tour to encourage students to be informed and to pursue their goals.

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George P. Bush promotes Maverick PAC at Swamp Restaurant

By and on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:07 pm

While many were focused on the O’Connell Center, about 75 attendees sporting “Romney — Believe in America” stickers and sipping on beer gathered at The Swamp restaurant as George P. Bush, eldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush spoke about Maverick PAC, a political action committee focused on engaging a new generation of Republican leaders.

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New poll shows presidential race looking more positive for Romney in Florida

By on May 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:10 am

Things may be looking better for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney among Florida voters.  A new poll from the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute shows him pulling ahead of President Obama.  Assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute Peter Brown says [...]

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Illinois Republicans choose Romney

By on March 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:34 pm

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney won last night’s primary in Illinois with a double-digit percentage point lead. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of South Florida political science professor Susan MacManus about whether these results are further cementing Romney as the eventual [...]

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UF alum tracks primary races

By on February 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:48 pm

It’s a big night for Republicans as the results of the Michigan and Arizona primaries flood in. Earlier Tuesday, COX Radio Washington Correspondent Jamie Dupree,a University of Florida graduate,  voters’ minds were still open, just as the polls were.  WUFT-FM’s Katiana [...]

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