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Domestic violence report, lawsuit threats, video complicating Augustus Invictus-Libertarian Party bonds

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Faced with new allegations of domestic abuse including sexual battery, Libertarian Party lightning rod and avowed ultranationalist Augustus Sol Invictus has been both lashing out at his “enemies” for what he calls slander and pursuing a deal he says will heal his reputation and his relationship with the party. Invictus, who ran as a candidate for the Libertarian Party of Florida’s U.S. Senate nomination but lost in the primary, was accused in a March 21 report filed with the Edgewood Police Department by…

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Marco Rubio up over Patrick Murphy, 44%-38%, latest survey from PPP polling shows

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Another poll of Florida’s U.S. Senate race shows Republican incumbent Marco Rubio with a solid lead over Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy. The Public Policy Polls survey released Friday afternoon shows Rubio leading Murphy, 44 percent to 38 percent. Libertarian candidate Paul Stanton gets 6 percent. Removing Stanton from the list of available choices doesn’t improve things much for Murphy. In a one-on-one matchup, Rubio leads 48 to 43 percent. Murphy has been blasting Rubio for standing by his endorsement of Donald Trump, even in the wake of his…

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Paul Stanton ousts Augustus Sol Invictus from Libertarian Senate primary

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Libertarians have rejected goat-blood-drinking, LSD-dropping, neo-nationalist candidate Augustus Sol Invictus of Orlando and picked Paul Stanton of Deland to be their nominee this year for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat. Stanton beat Invictus 74 percent to 26 percent in Tuesday’s Libertarian Party primary for the U.S. Senate. Stanton, a computer programmer and “pro-peace” Army veteran, entered the race in May after Invictus’s penchant for shocking people with his behavior and statements became too much for Libertarian Party leaders. Stanton quickly picked up…

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Poll: Paul Stanton leads in Libertarian Senate primary in Florida, but most undecided

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Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is polling at 7 percent in Florida, according to a Quinnipiac survey released on Wednesday. But what about their Senate candidate? That won’t be decided until August 30, but a new St. Pete Polls survey shows Paul Stanton leading Augustus Invictus in the Libertarian Senate primary, 22-12 percent, with 65.8 percent undecided. The 31-year-old Stanton resides in DeLand. He says he would seek to end the U.S. involvement in the Middle East and advocates for an end to the “War on Drugs,” as well as an overhaul…

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