Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

National Republican Congressional Committee

NRCC releases ad to thank Brian Mast, Republicans for health care vote

in 2017 by

The National Republican Congressional Committee is thanking Republicans in new digital ad campaign. The committee released a new web ad — called “Promise Made, Promise Kept” — to highlight the passage of the American Health Care Act. The 50-second spot thanks Republicans for their support, and targets Democrats for their support of the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare. “The NRCC plans to remind voters through 2018 that Democrats were happy to continue to condemn them to a rapidly failing…

Keep Reading

Charlie Crist, Stephanie Murphy among top GOP targets for 2018

in 2017 by

National Republicans, in an effort to boost their majority for the midterms, are targeting top House Democrats over the next two years – including Florida’s Charlie Crist and Stephanie Murphy. POLITICO first reported on the list of 36 lawmakers coming from the National Republican Congressional Committee, with a particular focus on “blue-collar parts of the country where President Donald Trump is popular.” Nearly one-third of the districts on the NRCC spreadsheet were taken by President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton…

Keep Reading

In new ad, NRCC says Joe Garcia is ‘exactly who shouldn’t be in Congress’

in Statewide by

mi Democrat “is exactly who shouldn’t be in Congress.” The group released new television and radio ads Wednesday that call Garcia an embarrassment and say he could be dangerous if elected. “Garcia has wrong ideas, saying that ‘Communism works.’ He has dangerous views, supporting the Iran nuclear deal, which allows Iran a path to nuclear weapons. And Garcia embarrasses us repeatedly, with scandal, after scandal, after scandal,” an announcer says in the advertisement. “Joe Garcia: we fired him once and…

Keep Reading

NRCC takes aim at Joe Garcia in new TV, radio spots

in Statewide by

The National Republican Congressional Committee has its sights set on defeating Joe Garcia. The committee released TV and radio spots Wednesday targeting the former congressman. In a new television ad, the NRCC is hoping to paint Garcia a danger to South Florida residents if he’s elected. “We fired Joe Garcia once because he embarrassed us. But sending him back to Congress could actually be dangerous,” an announcer says in the 30-second spot. “Garcia said its been proven that communism works.…

Keep Reading

DCCC pushes total Charlie Crist ad buy to $2M, sending mixed signals in CD 13

in 2017/Top Headlines by

National Democrats are boosting former Gov. Charlie Crist with another $462,000 of TV advertising in the race against incumbent Republican David Jolly for Florida’s 13th Congressional District. The extra cash – coming from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee –  could result in a “lopsided air war in the Tampa Bay area,” writes Marc Caputo of POLITICO Florida, which could represent either an opportunity for Republicans or a sign of trouble for Democrats. All told, Crist supporters have reserved $2 million…

Keep Reading

Joe Henderson: GOP message for David Jolly, ‘Play along. Or else.’

in 2017/Top Headlines by

It was a big story earlier this year when U.S. Rep. David Jolly proposed a law that would stop lawmakers, especially those named David Jolly, from spending at least four hours a day on the phone begging for money. He even went on “60 Minutes” to promote his bill, called the Stop Act. He told a national audience how members of Congress have hours of fundraising for themselves and their party built into their daily schedules. They are given a…

Keep Reading

NRCC says it looks forward to ‘having conversation’ with David Jolly

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Could the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) be coming to help save the day for David Jolly after all? That could be the case after the head of that committee said late last week he looks forward to having conversations with him in his re-election race against Charlie Crist this fall. The relationship between the Pinellas County Congressman and the committee responsible for electing Republicans to Congress seemed to be in tatters after Jolly’s appearance on “60 Minutes” back in April.…

Keep Reading

1 2 3
Go to Top