Posted in 2016 Election, Florida, Politics, tagged Bright Star PAC, Debate, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Democratic Party, District 23, Tim Canova, US Congress; on August 17, 2016|
The Florida District 23 Democratic debate between incumbent Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Tim Canova occurred on August 14th. The news bulletin that was picked up by many of the local news outlets in the U.S. was written by a Political Action Committee (PAC).
Bright Star PAC is based out of Margate, Florida and looks like it is the PAC behind Joe Kaufman. Kaufman is running for District 23 as a Republican. He was handily defeated by Wasserman Schultz in 2014, 62.7% for Wasserman Schultz and 37.3% for Kaufman.
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Posted in 2016 Election, Politics, tagged Alan Grayson, Carlos Beruff, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Dwight Young, Ernie Rivera, Florida, Marco Rubio, Pam Keith, Patrick Murphy, Reginald Luster, Rocky De La Fuente, Tim Canova, US House, US Senate on August 10, 2016|
When you are the establishment’s chosen candidate, you can afford to duck debates.
My Florida voting district has two races for the U.S Congress, Florida Senator and Florida Congressional District 23.
For the U.S. Senate, Republicans have four choices; incumbent Marco Rubio, Carlos Beruff, Ernie Rivera and Dwight Young. Unless you read my earlier post The Florida US Senate Republican Primary – And the Rest, you probably have never heard of the last three men. That is exactly what Rubio is counting on. Name recognition is a primary reason that there is over a 90% re-election rate in Congress.
There is no motivation for Rubio to debate. It’s not out of lack of experience. Rubio has participated in many debates over the past year as a candidate for the Republican Party nomination for president.
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