How Rubio's Campaign Dominated the Online Fight
As the 2012 cycle begins to warm up a bit, I hope candidates and their campaigns carefully study what worked and what didn’t last cycle.
This video, from the firm Targeted Victory, offers a quick-moving lesson on how the Marco …
Mason-Dixon: 'The Math Isn't There' for Anything But a Rubio Victory
This is beautiful poll analysis.
The poll — which comes on the heels of revelations that former President Bill Clinton last week reportedly urged DemocratKendrick Meek to get out of the race — shows the Republican Rubio leading the field …
Quinnipiac's Last Poll in Florida Seems . . . Just Plain Weird.
We will know whether this poll is on the mark in a matter of days, but Quinnipiac’s latest results in Florida seem a little odd to me:
In the Florida U.S. Senate race, Republican Marco Rubio leads Gov. …
Florida Independents Fleeing Democrats Obama and Meek
We pretty much knew this, but it’s nice to see new numbers confirming the trend: “President Barack Obama’s swing through Miami raised funds for his party on Monday but, according to a new Sunshine State News Poll, his …
Marco Rubio Has More Than the Senate Race on His Mind Right Now
Marco Rubio will not be debating Kendrick Meek on Meet the Press Sunday.
Miami, FL – Marco Rubio for U.S. Senate campaign spokesman Alex Burgos today issued the following statement:
“Unfortunately, the health of Marco’s father, …
Rasmussen: Rubio 40, Crist 30, Meek 21
Hey, remember when I kept pointing out that Marco Rubio hadn’t advertised on television in months? And the suggestion that once he started, he should start to see a bump in his poll numbers?
The latest Rasmussen Reports …
Marco Rubio's Primary Vote Total Is Almost Twice Kendrick Meek's.
Last night in Florida, the Democrats had a hotly contested Senate race, while Rubio’s primary win was assured.
Yet roughly 1,059,000 voted for Rubio in the GOP primary, while about 909,000 voted in the Democratic primary. Of those, 522,982 voted for Kendrick …
It's Rubio vs. Crist vs. Meek.
CNN projects Kendrick Meek will win the Democratic Senate primary in Florida.
That is fantastic news for Marco Rubio, whose victory speech was interrupted by CNN breaking in to announce Meek’s win.
Jeff Greene spent $23 million of his own …
Jeff Greene Hits Meek Below the Waterline: His Taxpayer-Funded Car
I get e-mails from the Senate campaign of Jeff Greene, Florida Democrat, several times a day, often reminding me how his primary rival, Kendrick Meek, is history’s greatest monster. After a while, these messages get easy to tune out, …
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 …
Guess Which Party Charlie Crist Ended Up Dividing?
Hey, remember when the Charlie Crist–Marco Rubio fight was going to tear apart the Florida Republican party?
Right storyline, wrong party.
After more than an hour of heated discussion, the Palm Beach County Democratic Executive Committee voted to …
Crist and Clinton Pushed Meek Hard to Drop Out
This is an interesting 11th-hour story going on in Florida, but we’ve reached a point where I simply don’t trust something coming from the Crist camp.
And as for Bill Clinton . . . well, I don’t think this is …
What Is Charlie Crist Up To?
Word is Charlie Crist is announcing something today. My guess is he’s pursuing his dream of being a Major League Baseball pitcher.
Quinnipiac tells us the Florida Senate race is unchanged:
In the Florida U.S. Senate race, Republican …
Wow: Quinnipiac's Latest in Florida: Rubio 46, Crist 33, Meek 18
A couple races are looking a bit shaky for conservatives, but they can rejoice at the news in Florida:
Republican Marco Rubio holds a solid 46 – 33 percent likely voter lead over Gov. Charlie Crist, running as an independent in the …
Perhaps He's Afraid He'll Lay an Egg
Miami Herald: “Gov. Charlie Crist is not joining his rivals for the U.S. Senate, Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Kendrick Meek, this Sunday on MSNBC’s ‘Meet the Press.’”
“The governor has long planned Labor Day events, when …
Imagine How He'll Poll Once He Actually Starts Running Commercials
Marco Rubio’s expenditures on television advertising since May 1: $0.00.
UPDATE: Until now.
GOP Turnout Way Ahead in Florida?
Can this be right?
In the GOP primary in Florida, a foregone conclusion for Rubio, 787,122 total votes cast.
In the Democratic primary, an actual competitive race between Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene, 489,384 total votes cast.
UPDATE: Similar disparity in the …
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. …
Florida's Poll Numbers, Stuck in a Holding Pattern
Quinnipiac’s latest poll in Florida’s Senate race . . . looks a lot like the previous ones:
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist leads the three-way race for the U.S. Senate seat with 37 percent, followed by 32 percent for Republican Marco Rubio and 17 …
New Meek Ad Not Very Meek
On the Democrat side of the Florida Senate fight, the gloves are off. Kendrick Meek has just launched a new ad that claims his primary foe, Jeff Greene, “helped fuel the economic meltdown.”