Trump Nears 50 Percent in Florida

48%

Donald Trump’s lead over the GOP presidential field among likely Republican voters in Florida, followed Ted Cruz at 16%, Marco Rubio at 11% and Jeb Bush at 10%, according to a new Florida Atlantic University poll. Said pollster Kevin Wagner: “At this point, Donald Trump is simply crushing the opposition in the Florida Republican primary. Not only has he increased his lead, Mr. Trump’s favorability ratings among Republicans are now ahead of his competitors by a substantial margin.”

Sons of Florida Trail Trump — By a Lot

31%

Donald Trump’s lead in the GOP presidential race in Florida, followed by Ted Cruz at 19%, Jeb Bush at 13%, Marco Rubio at 12% and Ben Carson at 7%, according to a new OpinionSavvy poll in Florida.

Where’s Marco? Senate Foreign Relations Committee Member Missed ISIS Briefing to Attend Fundraiser
So Much for Republicans' Foreign Policy Candidate

It was more important to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to attend a fundraiser on the “left coast,” as conservatives call it, than a high-level briefing on the recent terrorist attack on Paris. That left the Republicans’ self-styled foreign policy candidate out of the loop on the biggest story in global news. Rubio said that he […]

If You See Marco Rubio with a Football, Hide Your Children!

.@marcorubio's football follies … the supercut http://t.co/ISivrr63Id https://t.co/N8eZtaTitZ — Bloomberg Politics (@bpolitics) August 19, 2015 The ones where he hits the kids smack in the face are the best, but they’re all good. You’d think Markie Marc would learn after the first couple of passes how to do this thing.

The Ten Senate Races Democrats Are Most Likely to Win in 2016

We’re not yet halfway through 2015 but the 2016 race for control of the U.S. Senate is starting to take shape. This week The Hill ranked the 10 most competitive races — and since then there has been a development in the race The Hill listed as likely to be the easiest pickup for Democrats. […]

Republicans Run Amok in Florida
State Legislature Left in Shambles After State House Closes Up Early

When the going gets tough, what do the tough do? They get going. And that’s exactly what Florida state House members did. They walked out in a huff, with three days remaining in the state’s annual legislative session. You had one job, Florida House Republicans — to approve a budget. And you didn’t even come […]

Will We Fall in Love With Hillary in Time?

Hating their guy (or gal) never makes up for not loving ours If you’re fired up at the prospect of Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president and what it means for Democrats, you’ll want to skip this post. I don’t want to ruin your day with something none of us can do anything about. It’s not […]

Climate Change Comes to Florida: ‘Still Not Scientifically Proven Yet…’
Jeb’s Father-in-Law Was an Undocumented Alien Who Retired on U.S. Social Security

Outside Florida, Jeb Bush may be viewed as being more liberal — more reasonable and smarter — than his infamously witless, reflexively conservative brother, George W. But Floridians know better. As governor, Jeb was a right-wing hardliner — a doctrinaire supply-sider who slashed at least $14 billion in revenue to the state government by cutting […]

Jon Stewart Skewers Florida Republicans’ Climate-Change Denial

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