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Brian Moore Slams Rick Scott's Economic Plan

Brian Moore Slams Rick Scott’s Economic Plan

Stumping for independent aspirant Farid Khavari in Florida’s gubernatorial campaign, Brian P. Moore, a former Democratic candidate for governor, spared few adjectives in criticizing Republican Rick Scott’s plan to create 700,000 jobs in the Sunshine State over the next seven years.

Democrat Ferre Backing Republican Scott for Florida Governor

Democrat Ferre Backing Republican Scott for Florida Governor

Former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, who himself was a long-shot candidate for U.S. Senate earlier this year, has surprised many in his party by crossing the aisle to endorse Republican Rick Scott for governor. The former six-term mayor and state representative released a statement endorsing Scott on October 19: “On November 2, I will vote [...]

North Carolina Getting a Third Senator?

North Carolina Getting a Third Senator?

It may or may not come as a surprise to the majority of Indiana voters who appear poised to put Dan Coats back in office, but it seems that the former Senator (and likely future Senator) has had his eye on moving out of the state for a while now. Nope, not Washington, DC. Coats [...]

Economist Farid Khavari wants to create a state-owned bank to help struggling Floridians.

‘A Banker’s Heart’: Khavari’s Running Mate Assails Alex Sink for Masquerading as a Democrat

Halloween began early for at least one Democrat in the Sunshine State. Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink has spent much of the autumn campaign trying to distance herself from President Obama. She did so at her own peril, says Darcy G. Richardson, economist Farid Khavari’s running mate for lieutenant governor. “The fact of the [...]

Democrat Moore Backs Independent Crist for Senate

Democrat Moore Backs Independent Crist for Senate

Former Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Brian Moore today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing race for U.S. Senate in Florida: “Former President Clinton has made it clear that Kendrick Meek cannot and will not win this race. It is time for the Congressman to step aside for the good of our state and our [...]

Ad Watch: 'Aww, Baby, Don't Be That Way'

Ad Watch: ‘Aww, Baby, Don’t Be That Way’

Congressman Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) is throwing a Hail Mary pass to try to hang onto his seat. The nine-term Representative has hit the air with a message that sounds more like a bid to reconnect with an old girlfriend than a serious political commercial. “I know you’re angry with Washington,” he says at the start [...]

Cincinnati Weekly Endorses Socialist Dan La Botz in U.S. Senate Race

Cincinnati Weekly Endorses Socialist Dan La Botz in U.S. Senate Race

The Cincinnati CityBeat, a news and entertainment weekly magazine, has endorsed longtime social justice activist Dan La Botz, the Socialist Party’s nominee, in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race.  In supporting the 65-year-old former history and Latin American studies professor, the CityBeat made it clear that it was profoundly disappointed in both major-party candidates, deriding Democrat Lee [...]

Kemp Draws Unlikely Applause in Idaho Debate

Kemp Draws Unlikely Applause in Idaho Debate

All five candidates for governor of Idaho met for a debate on Thursday, in front of a packed crowd at the Idaho Capitol and broadcast on Idaho Public Television. Attending the showdown were Republican governor Butch Otter, Democrat Keith Allred, Libertarian Ted Dunlap and independents Jana Kemp and Pro-Life Richardson. Among the “other” candidates, Kemp [...]

Rep. Kendrick Meek, savaged for ethics violations by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.

Meek Campaign in Total Collapse, Crist Narrows Gap with Rubio

This week was already looking tough for Kendrick Meek, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate from Florida, who had fallen well behind Republican Marco Rubio and independent Charlie Crist.   On Monday, a new Zogby poll showed Crist closing the gap with Rubio, with Meek rapidly fading into a distant and irrelevant third place. Then today, [...]

Charlie Crist: Ninth on the Ballot, First in Your Heart?

Charlie Crist: Ninth on the Ballot, First in Your Heart?

Charlie Crist supporters will need to do a little extra digging on Tuesday when they head to the polls. Normally, Crist’s name would appear first or second on the ballot as the nominee for the Republican Party. In the Spring, Crist left the Republican Party and decided to continue his campaign as an independent, or [...]