Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Paul Ryan speaks to crowd of 1,500 during hot Ocala afternoon

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan competed with hot weather and a heated crowd of his opponents’ supporters at a campaign event in Ocala today. The Republican congressman from Wisconsin answered North Central Florida residents’ questions in a town hall style campaign event. The event was held in the Ocala Downtown Square, where the temperature hovered around 87 degrees.

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

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 this isn’t unique to the state of Florida. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Brown1QuinPoll.mp3] The …

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Rubio back in potential VP spotlight

U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio from Florida appeared in Pennslyvania today alongside presumptive GOP-nominee Mitt Romney bringing simmering discussions to a boil as to whether the former Massachusetts governor had selected his running mate. Florida’a 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman spoke with University of Florida Political Science Professor Dan Smith on Romney’s options at …

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Can UF stop hiking tuition?

Vice President Joe Biden is at Florida State University to push for affordable tuition. University of Florida Spokesman Steve Orlando says the university does what it can to help students deal with any hike. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Orlando1.mp3] He says UF has seen a $200 million decrease in state appropriation over the last …

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UF President talks stimulus funds with Vice President Biden

University of Florida President Bernie Machen was in Washington on Tuesday to discuss stimulus funds with Vice President Joe Biden. Representing the only Southeastern University at the meeting, Machen says the stimulus funds have helped U-F continue to succeed during tough economic times. 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz talked with President …

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