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Campaign finance laws can help or hinder candidates switching races

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Because of differences between federal and state campaign finance laws, MikeHaridopolos can use money left over from his failed U.S. Senate bid to run for state Senate, but Matt Gaetz, who switched from a state Senate seat to a congressional effort, is out of luck. Haridopolos, a Merritt Island Republican and former Senate President, is mulling a run for Senate District 17, currently held by Thad Altman, a term-limited Rockledge Republican. Haridopolos also ran to unseat incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in…

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Florida GOP thanks Marco Rubio for keeping ‘conservative values in focus’ for 2016

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The Republican Party of Florida is thanking Marco Rubio for his public service over the years. In a statement Tuesday, Florida GOP Chairman Blaise Ingoglia said Rubio has “faithfully represented Florida from the chambers of the Florida House to the U.S. Congress as our United States Senator.” “He contributed mindful, substance based arguments and articulated conservative ideals since the start of his presidential bid,” Ingoglia said in a statement. “His optimistic message and commitment to American exceptionalism has helped keep conservative values…

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Florida’s winner-take-all primary could kill Marco Rubio’s chances

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Florida’s winner-take-all Republican presidential primary was supposed to help former Gov. Jeb Bush or Sen. Marco Rubio. That was the thinking when the GOP-dominated Legislature changed the state’s primary date to the third Tuesday in March – the earliest date it could hold an election that will award all 99 Republican delegates to one candidate. But that was before Republicans here even dreamed of – or had nightmares about — businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump possibly winning the…

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As Hillary Clinton expands Florida operations, GOP shifts focus to emails

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Hillary Clinton is expanding her operation in Florida, and with that comes increased scrutiny from the Republican Party of Florida and the Republican National Committee. The Clinton campaign opens a new organizing office in Miami Beach at 7 p.m. Monday. It will be the sixth the campaign has opened this month. “There isn’t a barrier too big for Hillary to tear down — and that’s why we’re organizing Miami-Dade by talking to our friends and neighbors about what’s at stake in…

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Florida GOP using Hillary Clinton’s own words — OK, barks — to fact check her

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The Florida GOP is using Hillary Clinton’s own words — or in this case barks — as a way of fact checking her. In a new Republican Party of Florida video, Clinton is shown barking after clips of her making statements in the past. The video, according to a Florida GOP release, is meant to highlight why voters find Hillary Clinton “dishonest, untrustworthy and out-of-touch with the American people.” During a speech in Reno on Monday, Clinton barked like a dog.…

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Florida GOP calls N.H. results sign Democrats want someone other than Hillary Clinton

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The Republican Party of Florida said the New Hampshire primary results show voters are looking for an alternative to Hillary Clinton. Clinton is projected to come in second place in the Granite State, with most news outlets already calling Bernie Sanders the winner of the state’s primary. Sanders was long favored to be the winner, with many polls showing him with a double digit lead over Clinton. New Hampshire has been good to the Clinton family in the past. The…

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Florida GOP, Blaise Ingoglia get truce offer from Rick Scott one year after split

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The Republican Party of Florida kicked off the 2016 election year with offers of truces from Gov. Rick Scott and incoming Florida Senate leaders though the party still will have less of the state’s Republican campaign money and political messaging under its control. With unity being a critical theme in a presidential election year commonly carried by Democrats, an emissary for Scott and incoming Senate President Joe Negron both pledged just that Saturday at the party’s annual meeting in Orlando. The pledges come…

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