Not Even a, ‘We Must Now Unite Around . . . (sigh) You Know, That Guy.’
There are many gracious and grateful words in this concession speech from Bill McCollum. Hey, you know what’s missing? Any mention of Rick Scott, never mind any sense of “good luck.”
On Florida’s Republican …
The Big Late-August Primary Roundup
Tomorrow is primary day in four states, and runoff elections occur in a fifth.
Alaska: The Senate GOP primary featuring Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Palin-backed Joe Miller is one of those races I’ve been meaning to take a look …
The Handful of Races That Might Impact the Next Decade?
A reader writes in, asking a fascinating question: Which five races are most important for Republicans this year?
(Cue every GOP campaign consultant in America e-mailing me with the message, “IT’S MINE! IT’S MINE! IT’S MINE!”)
Florida Loves Wealthy Outsiders!
It appears this was the wrong year to be a member or former member of the U.S. House of Representatives running for statewide office in Florida against a guy with gobs and gobs of money.
Florida businessman Rick Scott …
Another Three-Way Statewide Race in Florida
I wouldn’t quite say, “Congratulations, Governor-elect Bill McCollum,” but this news makes it much more likely that the GOP frontrunner will emerge victorious on the fall:
Lawton “Bud” Chiles III, the son of the late governor, announced Thursday that he …
Ladies and gentlemen, it is not yet official, but the numbers are starting to look insurmountable. Barring some sort of wildly lopsided pro-McCollum trend in the remaining precincts, the 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee in Florida is . . . Rick Scott.
The bad news …
Will Negative Ads Prove Counter-productive in Florida This Year?
One of my regulars offers an assessment from Florida . . .
Voters are EXHAUSTED with the negative ads. This might be something building down there. Anyone without a real message other than attacking their opponent may not get any traction with voters. …
Can Rick Scott Carry the GOP’s Hopes in Florida?
Watching Jon Corzine buy himself first a Senate seat and then the job of governor in New Jersey made me wary of billionaires and millionaires who decide, mid-life or so, to run for statewide office and outspend anyone who gets …
Moneybags From Rick Scott and Jeff Greene Change Florida’s Political Scene
Quinnipiac surprises us with some results this morning.
Political neophyte Rick Scott has surged to a 44 – 31 percent lead over Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum in the race for the Republican nomination for governor, apparently powered by a multi-million dollar television …