Category: Campaigning

Scott running for Senate in epic showdown with Nelson

Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes his long-awaited Senate candidacy official Monday, setting up an epic battle against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson and testing the limits of whether a close alliance with President Donald Trump is political poison or a pathway to success in the nation’s biggest swing state.

Scott’s Weakness in Senate Bid

“Rick Scott’s decision to run for U.S. Senate will go down as one of the biggest mistakes in recent Florida political history,” American Bridge 21st Century predicted in a campaign strategy memorandum

Parkland, hurricanes and Trump shaping Florida Senate race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson

GOP Gov. Rick Scott has yet to officially announce he’ll run to unseat Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., but three extraordinary events during the past 18 months are already shaping the contours of a race that could determine control of the U.S. Senate next year

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The Resistance Helped Democrats Win on Tuesday. Now They’re Turning to 2018

The Democrats’ surprise sweep in the Nov. 7 off-year elections wasn’t just a major victory for the party. It was a triumph months in the making for a network of progressive groups that did not even exist a year ago, but have been toiling to train candidates, boost turnout and energize activists in state and local races.

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