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Aug. 30 Republican primary

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 rolls out veterans commercial in U.S. Senate race

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is coming out with a new television commercial highlighting his bill to provide accountability to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The 30-second spot, “Served,” features several veterans praising Rubio for writing and passing a bill for accountability at that department in 2014. “Politicians always talk about how broken the VA is,” says Army veteran Myke Landers. “But Marco Rubio actually did something about it,” adds Marine Corps veteran Steve Emerson. “Marco has always been there for…

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Todd Wilcox brings ground-level view of foreign affairs to U.S. Senate race

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If companies want to know who to trust to do business in civil-war-torn Ukraine, they might contact Maitland-based Strategic Risk Management LLC. for privately-researched background intelligence reports. Companies that need to move goods through the dicier parts of Afghanistan might call on Winter Park-based Innovative Logistics LLC to handle the planes, warehouses, trucks and security. And if the U.S. Department of Defense, or a trusted American ally, wants special operations training and support services to prepare missions in some other unstable backwater nation, they might turn…

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