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2016 GOP Florida U.S. Senate race

Patrick Murphy campaign raised $1 million last month, has $4 million in bank

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Today, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy announced raising $1 million in the pre-primary FEC reporting period with $4 million cash-on-hand for his U.S. Senate campaign. That’s in addition to the $800,000 his campaign already has pre-paid for TV commercials this fall. “I continue to be humbled by the Floridians across our state who are standing with me in this election,” Murphy stated in a news release issued by his campaign. “It’s clear that hardworking Florida families are ready for a senator who shows…

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Marco Rubio announces $2.1 million nine-day fundraising haul

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After less than two weeks, Marco Rubio’s re-election campaign is showing major momentum. Politico is reporting that Rubio has flexed his fundraising muscle with more than $2.1 million raised since re-entering the race, according to an email Friday morning to supporters. “Thanks to a tremendous effort lead by Ambassador John Rood and several others,” wrote Rubio finance director Anna Rogers, “we’re thrilled to tell you we raised over $2.1M in just nine days!” Rogers added that one of Rubio’s Democratic rivals,…

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