This week, a much awaited and closely watched election was held in Florida’s 13th Congressional district. It was for the seat left open by the death of longtime Republican incumbent Congressman Bill Young who died last October at the age of 83. He had represented the St. Petersburg area for 43 years. In the race [...]
One result of the Democrats’ loss in the Florida 13th Congressional District special election has been to convince them that their only hope in November is to turn out their base. This means Senat Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) talks like crazy about the Koch brothers. It means House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) doubles […]
Georgia Democrats should be taking Paul Begala’s advice very seriously, right about now. After Tuesday night’s stunning loss in Florida’s 13th congressional district – a race in which Democrats seemingly had the perfect candidate in the perfect district – President Bill Clinton’s former advisor took to Twitter, writing: “Dems should not try to spin this […]
(John Hinderaker) A postscript on David Jolly’s big special election over Alex Sink in Florida’s 13th Congressional District: Obamacare was the biggest issue in the race, and deservedly has gotten most of the post-election commentary. Show More Summary
Republicans won in Florida's 13th district special congressional election on Tuesday. What does this mean? Here is the key point about why the Republican candidate: More Republican voters went to the polls and voted than Democrat voters. Show More Summary
Republican candidate David Jolly won yesterday’s special election in Florida’s 13th Congressional district, defeating Democrat Alex Sink in a cash-flush race that had been characterized as a referendum on Obamacare and a bellwether for November: Sink was a test case for the Democrats’ 2014 women’s economic platform as the party seeks to turn out more women voters […]
In case you missed it last night, Republican David Jolly won the special election in Florida's 13th Congressional District. The victory was...
President Obama’s former White House adviser David Axelrod admitted that Tuesday’s Democratic loss in Florida’s 13th Congressional District is indicative of an Obamacare problem. Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Obama’s former political...Show More Summary
Republicans are madly spinning the narrow Republican victory by David Jolly over Democrat Alex Sink in last night's special election in Florida's 13th Congressional District as a referendum on Obamacare. Now that they've won. Before the ballots were counted, of course, the special election wasn't going to be predictive. Show More Summary
REPUBLICANS are drawing broad national lessons from their victory on March 11th in a special election in Florida’s 13th Congressional District. With ill-disguised glee, they note that their candidate, David Jolly, won a district that...Show More Summary
Breitbart News visited the Florida Congressional 13 district Democrats failed to picked and noticed one week before Republican David Jolly held the seat of the late Bill Young, his opponent Alex Sink was nowhere to be found. According...Show More Summary
Make no mistake, last night’s results in Florida’s 13th congressional district put the Democrats' anti-repeal message on the ropes.
If you’re a Democrat, you’ve got to be feeling pretty glum today about the prospects for November’s mid-term election. One reason why: In a special election in Florida's 13 th Congressional District yesterday, Democrat Alex Sink lost...Show More Summary
In the race to replace the late Congressman Bill Young (R) in Florida’s 13th Congressional district, there was a clear contrast between the candidates on abortion and Obamacare. Pro-lifers received a nice victory in Florida last night when the pro-life candidate won — setting up what could possibly be an exciting Congressional election year during […]
Republican David Jolly won yesterday’s special election in Florida’s 13 th congressional district in a race Democrats and Republicans believed was going to be an indicator on he political fallout from Obamacare. Libertarian Lucas Overby,...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) As Paul suspected, Obamacare seems to have had something to do with the sinking of Democrat Alex Sink in the special election for representation of Florida’s 13th congressional district yesterday. Byron York doesn’t have...Show More Summary
Republican David Jolly is the projected winner over Democrat Alex Sink in the fiercely contested special election today for the U.S. District 13 Congressional race in Florida's Pinellas County. Jolly has 48.5 percent, Sink has 46.6 percent...Show More Summary
David Jolly eked out a win with less than 50 percent of the vote over now two-time election loser Alex Sink in a special election for Florida’s 13th Congressional District. We should not make more of it than there is, but here are some specifics regarding this election: • Obamacare played a huge part in the race; Democrats […]
CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections and Democrats and Republicans spent millions of dollars auditioning national strategies for the rest of the year.
(CNN) – CNN projects that Republican David Jolly wins Tuesday's special election in Florida's 13th Congressional District. Jolly will fill out the term of his former boss, Republican Rep. Bill Young, who died in October. Jolly's projected win over Democrat Alex Sink would keep the seat in GOP hands, meaning Democrats still need to capture […]