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The judge who presided over the corruption trial of US Senator Robert Menendez dismissed seven of the 18 criminal charges included in the federal ... Walls concern allegations that $660,000 in campaign contributions to the New Jersey Democrat by Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen constituted bribery.
During that 2006 campaign, he said he was pro-abortion rights but conservative on taxes and spending. Before ... Linn announced his Senate candidacy in a speech to the Maine Republican Party's state committee on Saturday, saying he has supported Trump's candidacy since September 2015. He said ...

A Florida financial disclosure form from 2016 said his net worth was $12.6 million. Ring, who moved to South Florida in the middle of 2001, represented northwest Broward in the Florida Senate from 2006 to 2016, when he left office because of term limits. He's currently seeking the Democratic nomination to ...
(CNN) As the 2018 election year begins, one question above all is likely to shape its outcome: Will Americans vote to constrain President Donald Trump by electing ... In 2006, Republican Senate candidates won six of the 10 races in states with exit polls where Bush's approval rating stood at 46% or higher.
The 13-point edge is larger than what the Democrats had in 2006 when they captured both the House and Senate. And traditionally, the results haven't changed much whether they come 400 days or 30 days before an election. However, Florida is different than the U.S. as a whole. This election may have a ...
Democrats hope to win a Gubernatorial race in Florida for the first time since Lawton Chiles defeated future Governor Jeb Bush in 1994. On the Senatorial side, Nelson won two races in 2006 and 2012 by large 22.21% and 13.01% margins. Nelson was first elected in 2000 by 4.85% while Presidential ...

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event for ... at Florida Memorial University on October 20, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. ... While Mr. Murphy appears comfortably in the lead in New Jersey, the race in Virginia is close.” ... to Hillary Clinton by 5 points on his best day of the general election.
That's not a campaign contribution; it's not going to be reported to the public anywhere. ... preparing to go to trial against Menendez, a senator since 2006. ... a wealthy Florida ophthalmologist and frequent campaign donor.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has long had an ... He also has past political experience, having narrowly lost a state House race in 2006. ... hand for his re-election campaign in Florida's 16th congressional district, ... it appears that Republicans in the House and Senate can't govern.
Having lost so many winnable Senate races in 2006 and 2012, they seemed ... in Missouri, where they have just gotten their first-choice candidate into the race. Sen. ... One question still to be answered: Whether Florida's Gov.
Tom Lee said he is preparing to launch his second campaign for a state Cabinet seat. ... for state chief financial officer in 2006, losing to Alex Sink, a Democrat. ... In addition to Lee's Cabinet race, Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack ... special election last month in a Miami-Dade County Senate district, ...
The News Service of Florida reports that Sen. ... Tom Lee said he is getting ready to launch his second campaign for a state Cabinet seat. Lee, a Republican who served as Senate president during the 2005 and 2006 sessions, ran for ... In addition to Lee's Cabinet race, Senate Appropriations Chairman ...
Democrat Annette Taddeo Wins Miami-Area State Senate Seat ... appeared on "The Apprentice" in a special election to fill a Florida state Senate seat. ... in the 2014 governor's race won by Republican incumbent Rick Scott. In 2006, Diaz appeared on President Donald Trump's reality show and was one of ...
Florida Senate race could be Trump test for Democrats ... Trump politics will give them a boost ahead of a critical election year and perhaps ... over Trump and said that being on “The Apprentice” in 2006 was a life-changing ...
Menendez, a Democrat and New Jersey's senior senator, is charged with doing official favors for his friend and co-defendant, Florida eye ...
A loss in Florida would all but relegate Democrats to the Senate ... his campaign coffers, notably with a series of fundraisers headlined ... “The way I approach an election, I assume nothing,” Nelson said in April when asked about Scott ... He dispatched two easy opponents in 2006 and 2012 to keep his seat ...
In late 2006, he accepted a surprise position as unpaid chairman of the ... Gillespie coined McDonnell's campaign slogan, “Bob's for Jobs,” and ... into state senator Mark Obenshain's unsuccessful race for state attorney general. ... won the Virginia primary but lost the state in the general election—took office.

Former Vice President Joe Biden is going to Alabama to campaign for him on Tuesday. ... In a race to fill the US Senate seat of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. ... Steve Schale, a Florida-based Democratic strategist who worked on an ... of the state would work against Democrats in any statewide election.
First elected to the Senate in 2006, Corker worked his way up to chairman ... between two Republicans in Alabama's Senate race, where Sen.
Florida Senate race could be Trump test for Democrats ... Trump politics will give them a boost ahead of a critical election year and perhaps ... over Trump and said that being on “The Apprentice” in 2006 was a life-changing ...
“Southwest Florida is a beautiful, vibrant place to live and we need to address ... First elected to the U.S. House in 2006, Buchanan serves on both the ... buzz as a possible U.S. Senate candidate in recent election cycles but ...
Senate Democrats are three seats shy of a majority and almost entirely on ... fighting a bitter and expensive primary in Alabama's special Senate election. ... Democrats are wary of turning a race in such a tough state into a national ... As DSCC chair in 2006, Schumer saw Corker win his seat by just 3 points.
Indeed, the 2018 election cycle had been operating at an unprecedented ... in August, while a closely aligned political committee, known as Florida Grown, ... increasingly competitive primary, this race will only be more intriguing to watch. ... Tadeo's campaign also says the Republican Senatorial Campaign ...
WASHINGTON ― An incumbent Democratic senator is on trial this week ... They said the senator received luxurious vacations abroad, flights on the Florida eye doctor's private jet and hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash, ... at least as far as 2006, shortly after Menendez entered the Senate.
The last senator to be tried on criminal charges — the late GOP Sen. ... dollars in campaign contributions directly to Menendez's reelection campaign, as well as ... dollar Medicare fraud case in Florida and is awaiting sentencing. ... Menendez's elevation to the Senate in 2006, when Melgen began a pattern ...
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez finally faces trial next week in a case whose ... patron since shortly after he was first elected to the Senate in 2006. ... bribery scheme between Menendez and Salomon Melgen, a Florida ophthalmologist. ... and various campaign committees that supported his re-election bid in ...
... hotel bills, credit card statements and Federal Election Commission filings ... After Menendez was elected to the US Senate in 2006, prosecutors say in ... Melgen also donated heavily to Menendez's campaign and legal defense funds. ... about how a Florida ophthalmologist was being treated by CMS and ...
Ever since Donald Trump won the presidency, 2018's race for the Senate ... Skelley looked at all of the Senate midterm elections in the popular election era, ... (George W. Bush in 2006, and Barack Obama in 2010 and 2014). .... like the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee likely just won't have the ...
That is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's story after his terrible ... re-election, potentially (and we stress that word) putting that Senate seat in play; ... Luther Strange started way back & ran a good race. ... In 2006, he wrote that Rep. ... More surprising than the Florida win, however, was Democrats' ...
During Corker's first campaign in 2006, Manning gave Corker $2,100 in both ... In 2014, he also gave to Alexander's re-election campaign. ... who played at the University of Florida, Manning's nemesis during his years at UT.
Democrat Annette Taddeo Wins Miami-Area State Senate Seat ... appeared on "The Apprentice" in a special election to fill a Florida state Senate seat. ... in the 2014 governor's race won by Republican incumbent Rick Scott. In 2006, Diaz appeared on President Donald Trump's reality show and was one of ...
We hope Florida's own Senate Democrat, Bill Nelson, will distance himself from this sulky foursome and give Judge Gorsuch fair consideration.
"It makes it very difficult to campaign if you're on trial," said Ross Baker, a political science professor at Rutgers University.
Then in 2012, the Republican Party and the Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity of Florida organized a campaign to oppose three liberal-leaning justices up for merit retention votes.
Ironically, given Trump's volatility and the scale of the disruptive agenda he was presenting - including a promise to eviscerate Obamacare, Pelosi's paramount pride and joy - the decision in the election's aftermath came easier. ... Pelosi's office ...
Alex Acosta has Senate confirmation hearing - The Florida International University Law School Dean and President Trump's nominee to head the U.S.
How the Republican Party turned what seemed like a dire situation after disastrous losses in both the 2006 and 2008 elections into legislative majorities so unbreakable, so impregnable, that none of the outcomes are in doubt until after the 2020 census ...
Get Out: Does race test a relationship? Sign Up · Log In ... Bettye A. Grable, Ph.D, was re-elected Tuesday as president of Florida A&M University's faculty senate. Grable was chosen by a majority of the 57 total voting members. She was last elected in ...
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for Deripaska, a Russian billionaire, to advance the interests of Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition ...
NV-02: On Tuesday, tea partying ex-Nevada Assemblywoman Sharron Angle, who is best known for losing the legendary 2010 U.S. Senate race to Democrat Harry Reid, announced that she would challenge GOP Rep. Mark Amodei in the primary for the 2nd ...
Florida has a history of major PECO bonds, reaching a peak of $1.4 billion in borrowing during the 2006-2007 budget year.
Florida has a history of major PECO bonds, reaching a peak of $1.4 billion in borrowing during the 2006-2007 budget year.
... to break their silence when it comes to Stone. That's because the fringe Trump adviser has repeatedly drawn attention to his role in the alleged Russian hacks that destabilized the race and undermined Hillary Clinton's campaign. ... Right around ...
After suggesting that he might be able to work with the President, the Senate Minority Leader is taking a harder line. .... The more he thought about it, the more convinced he became that the Baileys were the key to the race, and the more vivid the ...
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch meets with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.
The 2008 financial crisis had an outsize effect on Florida. In 2006, the Sunshine State ranked No. 10, but by 2016 had dropped to No.
He is joined in the West Wing by counselor Kellyanne Conway, a friend of Rebekah Mercer who led the family-funded super PAC that backed first Cruz and then Trump in the 2016 race. People who know them say the Mercers, who soured ... In the 2006 ...
Two committees have approved Senate Bill 10, which would provide money for a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee. Approval in the ... Rick Scott is running a new ad as part of his campaign to preserve money for Visit Florida, the state's tourism ...
The Great Lakes region includes swing states crucial to Trump's election - Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin. There's also New York, ... File -- Ed Rinkevicius fishes along Lake Michigan June 22, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicagoans and ...
The 24-hour music event is the kickoff of a campaign to "Save Our Selves (SOS)." February 25, 2007 - "An Inconvenient Truth" wins an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.


 

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