Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Cara Jennings

Mitch Perry Report for 5.5.16 – Requiem for a would-be contender

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

John Kasich dropped out of the Republican race for president yesterday, conceding that he won’t be the “White Knight” fantasized by #NeverTrump acolytes over the past few months. The Ohio Governor’s departure came less than 24 hours after Ted Cruz “suspended” his campaign, so now we have a full half-a-year to contemplate a Trump–Clinton showdown in November. Although at times it seemed a bit embarrassing, Kasich’s decision to remain in the race despite the fact that he only captured one…

Keep Reading

Takeaways from Tallahassee – A latte for one, bill signings for others

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Is State Sen. Greg Evers becoming the Hamlet of the Florida Panhandle? Reports first floated last year that the Okaloosa County Republican was toying with the idea of running for Santa Rosa County sheriff, to replace the retiring incumbent there. He was later mentioned as eyeing the job of Okaloosa County’s property appraiser. And Pensacola political blogger Rick Outzen added a 2018 run for Commissioner of Agriculture to the mix, noting that Evers is a farmer by trade. Now, Evers has blown his own deadline on whether to enter…

Keep Reading

New video: Let’s Get to Work calls Rick Scott heckler a “latte liberal”

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Let’s Get to Work, the political fundraising committee affiliated with Gov. Rick Scott, is striking back against the Starbucks patron who called him an “a**hole” this week, labeling her a “latte liberal” in a new video.  The 1-minute clip surfaced Friday on the group’s website and YouTube. The governor had stopped into a Gainesville Starbucks when former Lake Worth City Commissioner and self-professed “anarchist” Cara Jennings dressed him down in a separate video that went viral. “You’re an a**hole. You don’t…

Keep Reading

Email Insights: Senate candidate fundraising off video of Rick Scott getting yelled at in Starbucks

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Remember the woman who shouted at Gov. Rick Scott in Starbucks on Tuesday? Gary Farmer, a Broward County Democrat, is hoping to raise a little campaign cash off of it. In an email to supporters on Friday, Farmer, who is running for state Senate in District 34, said while he understands that the episode “might just seem like a crazy person yelling” to some people, the woman — Lake Worth activist Cara Jennings — isn’t wrong. “Scott’s policies are evicerating…

Keep Reading

Go to Top