Incumbent Republican Senate candidates hold big leads over their Democratic challengers in the crucial states of Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday morning.
Corporations tied to U.S. Senate candidate Carlos Beruff donated to ex-Republican Charlie Crist more than 30 times, according to records with the Florida Department of State.
Carlos Beruff, who is challenging Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in the Republican primary and has portrayed himself as the race’s “Washington outsider,” employs a Washington-based political consultant named Curt Anderson and is using a campaign talking point that another client of Anderson’s has also used.
A top executive at a company owned by Patrick Murphy’s father came to the defense of the Democratic Senate hopeful for his weekend yacht trip, asking the Washington Free Beacon, “What’s so wrong about taking the Fourth of July weekend off?”
Marco Rubio will seek reelection to his Florida seat in November, walking back an earlier pledge that he did not plan to run.
The Obama administration will not commit to halting its effort to help Iran access the U.S. dollar, despite past commitments to do so, according to a new congressional inquiry obtained by the Washington Free Beacon into the Treasury Department’s refusal to uphold its past promises.