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Politics
4:09 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

New Poll: Connie Mack Outpolls Incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson

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The polling company Rasmussen Reports is saying Republican Congressman Connie Mack draws his highest level of support yet against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in Florida’s 2012 U.S. Senate race.

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Politics
11:29 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Four Reasons George LeMieux Is Dropping Out of the U.S. Senate Race

Former U.S. Senator George LeMieux is throwing in the towel, he announced on his You Tube channel today.

It's not a complete surprise. He's been trailing badly in the polls since Rep. Connie Mack IV got into the race.

But in another way, it's a little unexpected, because LeMieux went after Mack with a series of controversial ads that painted him as an irresponsible playboy.

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Politics
1:02 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Connie Mack Gets Pants on Fire Ruling for Oil Drilling Statement

Gas prices may be going down, but they’re still a huge issue in the U.S. Senate race in Florida -- and each side is making some questionable claims, according to PolitiFact.

Republican candidate Rep. Connie Mack recently said, "I have always said that I would be for drilling." But Angie Holan of PolitiFact Florida says that claim received the group’s worst possible rating: Pants on Fire.

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Politics
3:54 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

Was Connie Mack IV's "Only Real Job in the World" an "Events Coordinator at Hooters"?

Last week, WUSF quizzed former Senator George LeMieux about his "Two-and-a-Half Macks" ad.

It went after rival Rep. Connie Mack IV for several run-ins with the law and financial difficulties.

Now, PolitiFact Florida is weighing in on one specific claim: that Connie Mack IV's "only real job in the world" was "events coordinator at Hooters."

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