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Better Florida Alliance rates U.S. Senate candidates on national security

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The Better Florida Alliance, a conservative group dedicated to economic freedom, tough national security and strict Constitutional government has issued report cards rating Florida’s major U.S. Senate candidates on “National Security” issues. The group gave all A grades to the Republicans, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and his challenger Carlos Beruff, and low and failing grades, Cs, Ds and Fs, to the Democrats, U.S. Reps. Patrick Murphy and Alan Grayson. “The United States faces growing threats around the world, made worse by…

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Better Florida Alliance releases U.S. Senate taxpayer report cards

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The reports cards are out, and some U.S. Senate candidates performed better than others on Better Florida Alliance’s Taxpayer Report Cards. Better Florida Alliance, a network of pro-growth Floridians, released its Taxpayer Report Cards on Monday. The group, according to its website, considered information from several sources, including voting records, public statements and a candidate’s personal record. “The results are interesting because of the diversity of each candidate,” said BFA spokesman Brian Burgess in a statement. “Some candidates have a…

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Web ad questions financing of Joe Biden campaign trip for Patrick Murphy

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Last week, Vice President Joe Biden came to South Florida for a campaign fundraiser for Jupiter Democratic Representative and U.S. Senate hopeful Patrick Murphy. A new digital ad from a super PAC called the Better Florida Alliance is now calling on Murphy to provide details about his reimbursement to taxpayers for the fundraiser. According to its website, The Better Florida Alliance is “a network of pro-growth Floridians that believe economic freedom is the key to promoting opportunity for Florida families. We are…

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Alan Grayson draws fire from conservative group after posting controversial abortion post on Twitter

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Minutes after the Florida House approved a Senate amendment to a contentious abortion restrictions bill, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson let loose with a Twitter post quoting the television show VEEP. “If men got pregnant, you could get an abortion at an ATM,” read the post, citing the show’s lead character, Selena Meyer, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The tweet immediately drew fire from the center-right group Better Florida Alliance. “Abortion is no laughing matter. Given Grayson’s past treatment of pregnant women comes as no…

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