Although names have not emerged as official Democratic senatorial candidates for Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s (R) seat, a number of likely candidates have been touted. In response to an attack ad by Democrats against Rubio, Rubio and Republicans contendd that it’s an example of “swamp games” from Democrats, citing that they “launched a pricey and outrageous ad against Senator Marco Rubio… because he opposed Pelosi’s Liberal demands in the latest COVID-19 bill.”
One Democrat that is considered a likely candidate for Rubio’s seat is Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D), who is also the Blue Dog Coalition leader. Just two days ago, her political committee released attack ads against the incumbent Republican, arguing that “Rubio has repeatedly betrayed Florida by voting to take away health care, attacking immigrant communities, and standing with Donald Trump.” The social media ad then questions, “do you think he should be reelected?”
The Democratic National Committee has also criticized Rubio in a new advertisement, but Rubio and Republicans are disregarding the attacks as “swamp games.”
“Liberals crammed the latest COVID-19 relief package with their Socialist and Far-Left agenda knowing that Republicans would not let them get away with their out-of-control spending on liberal pet projects,” said the Senate Republicans in an email response to the attacks.
The advertisement from Rep. Murphy’s Committee directs individuals to a fundraising pitch while also issuing a survey regarding Rubio’s voting history. In the end, the survey offers a distinction between Rubio and Murphy, admitting that “