If you're a scandal-plagued Republican governor, who better to campaign with you than another scandal-plagued Republican governor? Yes, New Jersey's Chris Christie is in Florida this afternoon to help raise funds and campaign for good ol' Rick Scott.
Miami is looking ever more likely to be the gravitational center of the GOP battle for 2016's Presidential race. Locally grown Sen. Marco Rubio has already promised to make a call within the next year about whether to toss his hat into the wide-open Republican field and now the man that may well be ... More >>
Because there are no two phrases Americans still recovering from the recession like to hear in the same sentence more than "Bush" and "Wall Street," Bloomberg News reports that Wall Street's money men are really hot on the idea of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush running for president in 2016.
When it comes to presidential candidates, Floridians greatly favor people who are related to someone who has already held the job. A new Quinnipiac poll shows that Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are the presidential favorites among Democrats and Republicans respectively, with Hillary being the favorit ... More >>
Big news today is that New jersey Gov. Chris Christie fulfilled everyone's political expectations and killed his own candidacy for the Republican nomination for presidency in 2016. A top aide, it seems, pushed for "traffic problems" in the city of Fort Lee as retribution against a mayor who wouldn ... More >>
The word hit the street yesterday: Jeb Bush, who not long ago seemed out of the presidential race, has a 30 percent chance of running. A key question is whether moderate Chris Christie can lose 50 pounds falters. Politico reported yesterday morning that Wall Street insiders were talking about Bush ... More >>
Shortly after Charlie Crist announced he'd be running for governor as a Democrat on Monday, word came that he'd be doing his first big cable news interview as a candidate on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews. Crist was likely hoping this would be a chance to raise his national profile among MSN ... More >>
Hope you like a long, drawn-out campaign, GOP faithful! Because three years out from choosing a nominee to run in the 2016 presidential race, Republican voters aren't showing any inclination toward picking a favorite yet.Marco Rubio narrowly leads the field in a new Quinnipiac poll out this morning, ... More >>
It's not exactly news that Republicans have such a deep politi-crush on Marco Rubio that they'd like nothing more than to make him their 2016 nominee. Once again, Public Policy Polling has found that he's Republicans top choice.However, PPP also ran a head-to-head poll matching up Rubio against Demo ... More >>
Florida Senator Marco Rubio is unbelievably popular in his party. A full 62 percent of Republicans have a favorable opinion of Rubio. Just 8 percent have an unfavorably opinion. That's a positive 54 point split. Perhaps some of that appeal comes from the increasingly common idea floating in Republic ... More >>
So, just in case Mitt Romney fails to deliver, Public Policy Polling decided to jump way ahead of things and conducted a poll asking Republican voters who they'd like to see as their candidate in 2016. Surprisingly, two politicians from Florida took the top two spots: Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush. Rubio ... More >>
On Tuesday, the GOP ended the first day of its national convention by letting Chris Christie pummel Ann Romney's message of love to death with his meaty, angry fists like a Garden State mob goon. Last night, Republicans tried a more refined tactic, choosing concert pianist and conservative counterpo ... More >>
Is tropical storm Isaac God's way of smiting Tod Akin for saying stupid sh*t? Is it a coincidence that the squall is set to touch down at the very moment that Rick Scott takes to the podium in Tampa? Does Jesus just hate the GOP?Get a hold of yourself, man! Rule No. 1 in an emergency like this: don' ... More >>
Mitt Romney's still mum on who he'll pick as his VP to share the stage at this month's Republican National Convention in Tampa, but conservative voters sure aren't conflicted about who they'd choose. A new poll by CNN finds GOP-leaning voters want Marco Rubio as the veep by a wide margin.Of cou ... More >>
Two separate polls now have shown that Florida's junior senator, Marco Rubio, wouldn't give Mitt Romney much help in his home state against President Barack Obama in November, but that hasn't stopped voters in the rest of the nation from thinking he'd be a pretty decent Republican running mate. He c ... More >>
Marco Rubio has certainly been mentioned several times by Republican candidates as a possible running mate, and it appears that GOP voters agree. Fairleigh Dickinson University released the findings of a poll today in which they asked 799 registered Republicans across the country who they'd like to ... More >>
That Was The Week That Was aired in America on NBC from 1964 to 1965. The recurring cast -- David Frost, Henry Morgan, Alan Alda and Buck Henry -- would present the prior weeks news in satirical manner. You might think of it as a precursor to Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. That's a lo ... More >>
A Florida commission appointed by Republicans will likely vote today to move up the state's Republican primary election to January 31.Though party muckety-mucks are still working on a compromise that could delay the election until February 21, the decision will probably create chaos.Given last we ... More >>
"Well, hey, Mitt. That's dandy.""Vice President Marco Rubio."Sound a little strange? 2012 Republican presidential hopeful (and early Florida frontrunner) Mitt Romney said he's thinking about making it happen, according to conservative Virginia blog Bearing Drift.
Rick Scott: Florida's Sith overlord.Clearly, Rick Scott is America's least popular governor. His numbers are so low that if he were a baseball player, his manager would have long ago slapped his ass and demoted him to AA. He's more politically radioactive than Anthony Weiner's twitter account. Th ... More >>
It took a week to make it onto the web, but you can finally read Bruce Springsteen's eulogy for saxophonist Clarence Clemons in which he called Clemons "the man with a Ph.D. in saxual healing ... the next black president of the United States even though he's dead." Clemons died June 18 from stro ... More >>
Mitt Romney is the man to beat in Florida as the 2012 Republican primary horse race heats up. Romney holds a ten-point advantage over second place finishers Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin. Romney also benefits from incredibly low support for similar candidates like John Hunstman and Tim Paw ... More >>
Let's face it: With Americans getting portlier by leaps and bounds, we need a President who reflects our food-obsessed values. That's right: It is time again for a fat person to inhabit the White House.It's been almost a century since our last obese leader, William Howard Taft, got stuck in the Whit ... More >>
America is known for its mature, reasoned and respectful political discourse... oh, who are we kidding? When a partisan figure is spotted at a weight loss clinic the other side takes the opportunity to make loads and loads of fat jokes, because American politics have basically devolved into a kin ... More >>