Ted Cruz Makes Splash in Florida
Did Texas Senator Ted Cruz just make the first move in the 2024 Republican presidential primary?
Sen. Cruz has just made to significant endorsements in the 2022 midterm elections.
Republicans Scotty Moore and Cory Mills have just landed the coveted Cruz endorsement in their respective primary races.
This is a big get for both men, especially for Mills who is running against Rep. Sabatini in CD 7. Mills appears to have significant momentum moving into the last weeks of the primary election.
Could we see Cruz dabble in more of these Central Florida congressional races? READ MORE
Nikki Squares off With Charlie
The much anticipated sole debate between AG Commissioner Nikki Fried and Rep. Charlie Crist went off without a hitch, and the sparks flew.
Fried and Crist both landed jabs on one another, but the real winner may have been Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Charlie Crist has a "Mini Me?"
Candidate for State House Jason Holloway was a lifelong Democrat up until 2019 and has even managed to get appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. Did Gov. DeSantis even know Holloway's past?
Holloway even consulted and was paid by Andrew Gillum during the 2018 gubernatorial general election. You can't make this up. READ MORE
Charlie Crist- I'm Charlie Crist and I'm running to defeat Ron DeSantis. But I can't do it alone Florida, join our fight now!
Nikki Fried-Florida, you have a choice: we can keep losing, or we can try something new.
Ron DeSantis-We are taking care of our retired service K9s here in Florida!
Rep. Brian Mast-From woke CRT-style trainings to forcing vaccines, the left has been politicizing our military for years.Now, we’re seeing the impact of those bad calls, and it’s putting our military readiness at risk.
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy-Great to see a House committee approve the bipartisan Puerto Rico Status Act. I represent more constituents of Puerto Rican heritage than nearly any other Member. The U.S. citizens of #PuertoRico deserve a political status that provides them with equality.
Congressman Greg Steube-Democrats are only for democracy when it works in their favor. They’re suddenly not so supportive of democracy when the American people reject their ideologies and progressive ideals.
"Senator Ted Cruz Enters Florida Politics, Endorses Cory Mills," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Combat veteran Cory Mills has just landed arguably the biggest congressional endorsement of them all—Senator Ted Cruz.
"Crist, Fried Duke Square off in Debate, Sparks fly," by News Service of Florida—TALLAHASSEE --- With both claiming to be Florida Democrats’ best bet to defeat Gov. Ron DeSantis in November, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist and Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried traded barbs Thursday in their only debate before next month’s primary election.
"Jason Holloway Pulls a Charlie Crist, Swaps Political Parties to run for Office," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Jason Holloway has taken a page out of the Charlie Crist playbook and has changed his Democratic voter registration to Republican, and now he is running for State House District 58.
"Conversion Therapy’ Bans Remain Blocked," by News Service of Florida
"Demings Votes to ban 'All Semi-Automatic Rifles'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich
"Rubio, Scott Introduce the 'Turn Off The Tap Act' by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Republican Senators are looking to address an issue that has involves the state-controlled Chinese companies and their business dealings with the American government. The Republicans seeking to address this issue – Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) – have introduced the Turn off the Tap Act, which is designed to keep federal funds out of the hands of “firms listed on several federal blacklists, including the Department of Commerce’s Entity List and the Non-SDN Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies List.”
"DeSantis: ‘Biden is Blundering our Country’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) continues to criticize President Joe Biden (D), saying that “Biden is blundering our country towards the abyss.”
"Deutch: ‘Climate Change is not a Partisan Issue’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Crist Unveils ‘Accessibility for All’ Plan" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Ron DeSantis: 'The Checks Are In The Mail'" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—As a part of Governor Ron DeSantis' (R-FL) new "Freedom First" budget for Florida, the administration is once again placing Florida families at the front of their agenda by distributing $450 checks per child to take care of Back-To-School and family expenses. However, several Progressive Democratic state lawmakers have been critical of the move, accusing the policy of not being as altruistic as it seems.
"New Poll Shows Biden has Lost the 'Breakfast Tacos' (Hispanics) Vote" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—President Joe Biden and his administration are sinking fast into the political guacamole dip. A new Quinnipiac Poll shows that President Biden's "unique as Tacos" campaign to lure Hispanics into supporting his economic and foreign policy agendas continues to fail, and the "Breakfast Tacos" First Lady Jill Biden spoke about appears to have burned on the kitchen stove. Time could already be running out for President Biden.
"Laura Loomer Capitalizes on Rep. Webster's Absence From Recent Debate," by The Floridian's Jim McCool
"Georgia Backs Florida in Elections Law Fight" by News Service of Florida
"RNC Tags Crist as the 'Joe Biden of Florida'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—The Republican National Committee (RNC) has recently sent out a press release calling Florida gubernatorial candidate, Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL) the “Joe Biden of Florida.” Rep.Crist, who has a longer political career than his Democratic primary opponent Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried (D-FL), is known by most as the establishment candidate. Crist also served as Governor of Florida (as a Republican) and has been in politics since becoming a state senator in 1993.
"Protect Our Future PAC Endorses Moskowitz," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Crist Unveils ‘Freedom to Learn’ Education Plan," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Charlie Crist (D) has released his education plan, affirming that he will make Florida a place where there’s “freedom to learn.” This contrasts with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) claim that Florida is the freest state in the country, but Democrats like Crist and California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) disagree.
"Bilirakis: 'This is the Highest Rate of Inflation We’ve Seen in More Than 40 years'" by Rep. Gus Bilirakis
"Scotty Moore Back on Ballot with Crucial Endorsements," by The Floridian's Jim McCool
"Murphy Champions NDAA Provisions to Counter Russian Influence in Latin America," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Late last week, the House passed the bipartisan defense bill, which includes provisions that were included by Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D). the provisions address potential threats from Russia and China, and Florida lawmakers have warned of the national security threat that Russia poses to both the United States and Latin America given its relationship with Venezuela.
"Rubio ad Highlights Law Enforcement Support, Calls Demings "Radical Rubberstamp' by The Floridian's —Senator Marco Rubio has released his first advertisement for the 2022 midterm election, highlighting the support that he has received from the law enforcement community. Florida Rep. Val Demings (D) has touted her previous time in law enforcement while recounting her time as Orlando's police chief. However, the Rubio campaign ad argues that "Val Demings turned her back on law enforcement."
"DeSantis Says Misleading Fundraising 'Wrong,'" by News Service of Florida
"Anthony Sabatini Falsely Claims he and DeSantis Helped Pass 'Constitutional Carry,'" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres
"Jake Hoffman Crushes 'Fake News' Blog and Gonzalez Pittman's Bogus Attacks," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—On Friday, the Karen Gonzalez Pittman Campaign launched attacks on her main opponent Jake Hoffman. The substance of her allegation is that Hoffman applied for PPP loans and then used them for a spending spree. Her “evidence” for this attack included a hazy line of innuendo based on Facebook posts and misinterpreted financial disclosures.
"Casey DeSantis Counters Gavin Newsom's Attack Ads," The Floridian's Jim McCool—California Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) has made headlines for running controversial attack ads in Florida, targeting Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) after he threatened to fine the Special Olympics over its vaccine mandate. Now First Lady Casey DeSantis is pushing back against Gov. Newsom.
"DeSantis Signs Curriculum Transparency Bill into Law," by The Floridian's —The DeSantis Administration has prided Florida in being dubbed the, "Education State." Now, Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has signed yet another education bill into law, this time to improve curriculum transparency for Florida parents.
"Gimenez Looks to Codify Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Immigration Policy, Calls Biden 'Weak and Gutless' by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Florida Rep. Carlos Gimenez along with fellow Floridians, Reps. Kat Cammack and John Rutherford (co-sponsors), have introduced a legislative measure to codify former President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy. Late last week, Rep. Gimenez introduced his “Migrant Protection Protocols Act, which would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act, calling the Biden Administration's move to end the Trump-era immigration policy as "weak and gutless."
"Republican Congressional Debate—District 7," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—On Wednesday, August 10, The Floridian and the Seminole Republican Women, Federated Club, will be hosting a debate between the qualified Republican congressional candidates in Florida's District 7.
"Fried: ‘Let’s Make History Together!’ by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Over the weekend, Democrats gathered in Tampa for the Leadership Blue Gala hosted by Blue Shift Florida. Democrats like Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D), Florida Rep. Charlie Crist (D) and Florida Rep. Val Demings (D) took the stage to fire up members of the party and their respective campaigns.
"Florida CD 7 GOP Race: Duke Leads in Money Raised, Mill Leads in the Polls," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—U.S. Navy Seal Brady Duke has once again topped the field of Republican congressional candidates in money raised in the District 7 primary race.
The JUICE is squeezed by Javier Manjarres, Jim McCool, and Daniel Molina